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  1. Mayor Joe Gibbons and Radford Thomas shake hands during the Council meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024

    Council honors Public Services Director Radford Thomas

    The City of Lenoir City Council honored retiring Public Services Director Radford Thomas last Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, during the regular City Council meeting. Read on...
  2. Mulberry Recreation Center in Lenoir

    Gym at Mulberry Recreation Center closed for repairs

    The gym at Mulberry Recreation Center will be closed until further notice due to damage to the gym floor. The operating hours at Mulberry will also change until the floor is repaired. Read on...
  3. Black History Month

    Celebrate Black History Month in Lenoir

    The City of Lenoir will celebrate Black History Month starting on Feb. 1, 2024, with a daily social media quiz. Events will continue through February with a gospel singing, movie night, essay contest and quiz bowl, and blood drive. Read on...
  4. City of Lenoir Public Utiliities

    Discolored water safe to consume

    A shut off valve failure caused a backflow in the City of Lenoir water system for about 45 minutes Sunday morning, Jan. 21, 2024. The backflow stirred up sediment, often called "scaling," and discolored city water for some customers. Read on...
  5. Sorry, We&#39re Closed graphic

    City facilities closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    City facilities and recreation centers will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, 2024, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Garbage collection will be affected. Read on...
  6. Martin Luther King Jr. speaks at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

    Celebrate MLK Jr. Day this weekend in Lenoir

    The City of Lenoir is hosting several events this weekend to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The events include a breakfast, gospel singing, Memory March, and celebration. Read on...
  7. Santa enters the gym at the MLK Jr. Center at Santa Claus Is Coming To Town 2023

    Santa comes early to Lenoir's MLK Jr. Center

    Santa Claus came a few days early to Lenoir. He stopped by the Martin Luther King Jr. Center Thursday night to bring hundreds of gifts to local children. Read on...
  8. Cereal boxes stacked at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center before being taken to Yokefellow

    City of Lenoir staff donate 200+ pounds of cereal to Yokefellow

    City of Lenoir staff collected and donated 212 boxes and nine bags of cereal to Yokefellow this week. The collection weighed more than 200 pounds! Read on...
  9. Sorry we&#39re closed sign with Christmas background

    City facilities closed for Christmas and New Year's Day

    City facilities and recreation centers will be closed for a few days over Christmas and on New Year's Day. Sanitation collection will be affected. Read on...
  10. Jeeps decorated with lights drive in the Starry Night Christmas Parade, Dec. 2, 2022

    Starry Night Christmas parade this Friday, rain or shine!

    The City of Lenoir Starry Night Christmas parade is this Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, in Downtown Lenoir, rain or shine! Read on...
  11. City of Lenoir Brand full logo, Lenoir NC, Create With Us

    Burn ban lifted

    The City of Lenoir Fire Marshal has rescinded the recent burn ban as of noon today, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2023. Open burning in the City of Lenoir is allowed with the proper permits. Read on...
  12. Sorry, We&#39re Closed graphic

    City facilities closed for Thanksgiving

    City of Lenoir facilities will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and 24, 2023, in celebration of Thanksgiving. Sanitation collection will be affected. Read on...
  13. Gateway concept half day half night sqr

    City of Lenoir gateway sign coming soon

    The City of Lenoir will be getting a new gateway sign at Smith Crossroads soon. The sign will incorporate the City brand, and will be lit up at night to welcome residents and visitors. Read on...
  14. 2023 snowflake decoration on the corner of the square in Downtown Lenoir

    Light up Lenoir tomorrow in downtown!

    Come help Light Up Lenoir tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, in Downtown Lenoir. We have even more beautiful lights this year, plus FREE cookies and hot chocolate. Santa Claus will be there, too! Read on...
  15. burn ban icon

    City of Lenoir issues burn ban

    Due to increased fire risk, the City of Lenoir Fire Marshal has issued a ban on all open burning and has canceled all burning permits within the City of Lenoir and its jurisdiction effective at 5:00 pm today, Nov. 7, 2023. Read on...
  16. Sorry, We&#39re Closed graphic

    City facilities closed Friday

    City Hall and City recreational facilities will be closed Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, in honor of Veterans Day. Garbage collection will be affected. Read on...
  17. The front of Engine 2

    New fire truck should improve emergency response times in Lenoir

    The City of Lenoir Council recently dedicated a brand new fire truck that is being housed at Fire Station 2. The truck is a 2023 Sutphen rescue pumper, and it should help reduce rescue response times in the city. Read on...
  18. Stage 1 Drought icon

    Dry weather conditions place Catawba-Wateree River Basin in Stage 1 drought

    The Catawba-Wateree Drought Management Advisory Group (CW-DMAG) announced yesterday, Nov. 1, 2023, that warm and dry weather conditions have placed the Catawba-Wateree River Basin in Stage 1 of the group’s Low Inflow Protocol (LIP). Read on...
  19. ChargePoint station screen at 613 West Ave NW

    City adds another electric vehicle charging station in Downtown Lenoir

    Drive an EV? Need a place to charge in Lenoir? Well, now there's another charging station in Downtown. Read on...
  20. A light pole turned on at Mack Cook Stadium, Oct. 27, 2023

    Council dedicates new lights at Mack Cook Stadium

    City Council held a ceremony to dedicate the new lights at Mack Cook Stadium this past Friday, Oct. 27, 2023. The lights are part of renovations at The Campus and were funded with more than $200K in donations. Read on...
  21. The Mad Hatter marches in the Pumpkin Patch Parade, Friday, Oct. 28, 2022

    Halloween events coming up in Lenoir

    We have a lot of fun Halloween events happening this Friday and Halloween night in Lenoir! Read on...
  22. Time Well Spent tiles after being taken out of the molds at Wood, Fire, Smoke, Oct. 21, 2023

    Tiles still available for Downtown Clock Tower Sculpture

    There are still spaces available for you to make your mark on the new Downtown Lenoir Clock Tower sculpture. The sculpture titled "Time Well Spent" will hold the City's historic downtown clock for hopefully another 100 years, or more! Read on...
  23. What is a StoryWalk? sign

    New StoryWalk at Mulberry Recreation Center

    Thanks to Caldwell County Smart Start, the Caldwell County Public Library, Boy Scout Troop 263, and the City of Lenoir, there's a new StoryWalk located at Mulberry Recreation Center. Read on...
  24. Wood, Fire, Smoke festival logo

    Wood, Fire, Smoke Festival this Saturday in Downtown Lenoir

    The Wood, Fire, Smoke Festival is happening this Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, in Downtown Lenoir. Come enjoy delicious food, live crafting exhibitions, free music, and more! Read on...
  25. sidewalk closed sign

    City Hall main entrance to be closed for construction next week

    The main entrance to Lenoir City Hall will be closed temporarily next week. Workers are installing new, energy-efficient windows in the building. Residents can use the side entrance in the courtyard to enter City Hall and drop off payments. Read on...
  26. National Night Out 2023 logo 40 Years

    National Night Out is Oct. 3 in Downtown Lenoir

    The City of Lenoir Police Department is hosting National Night Out from 6:00 to 9:00 pm Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023, in Downtown Lenoir. Come meet your local police officers and enjoy live music, free food, kid's activities, and more! Read on...
  27. Parks and Recreation logo inside a blue circle

    Adult programs back at Lenoir Parks & Recreation

    City of Lenoir Parks & Recreation staff are organizing adult sports programs this fall. Programs will include basketball leagues, pickleball and ping pong tournaments, and tennis lessons. Read on...
  28. Mayor Gibbons shakes the hand of Ravens Head Coach Tommy Crump, Sept. 5, 2023

    Council honors Ravens Baseball Team

    The City of Lenoir Council honored the Ravens Baseball 12U team Tuesday night, Sept. 5, 2023, during the regular council meeting. The team won the Field Of Dreams 2023 Summer Corn Belt Classic in Iowa this summer. Read on...
  29. A lifeguard helps a young boy paddle during swim at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center in June 2023

    Fall swim lessons, outdoor pool closing for the season

    The outdoor pool at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center (LAFC) will be open through Saturday, and then close for the season. Fall swim lessons start next week. Read on...
  30. Sorry, We&#39re Closed graphic

    City facilities closed for Labor Day

    City of Lenoir facilities will be closed Monday, Sept. 4, 2023, in celebration of Labor Day. Garbage pickup will be affected. Read on...
  31. lane closed ahead

    Tree removal on Hospital Avenue starting tomorrow

    Contractors will start removing trees on Hospital Avenue tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023, in preparation for the City's Hospital Avenue Sidewalk Project. Traffic on Hospital Avenue will be affected. Read on...
  32. City Council and Post 29 members pose with 2023 Firefighter of the Year Capt. Roger Whisnant

    Dysart-Kendall American Legion Post 29 names Firefighter of the Year

    Dysart-Kendall American Legion Post 29 named Captain Roger Whisnant as City of Lenoir Firefighter of the Year during the City Council meeting Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2023. Read on...
  33. Rick Rash obituary photo

    Council names section of greenway in honor of Rick Rash

    City of Lenoir Council named a section of the Lenoir Greenway as "Rick Rash Trail" Tuesday night, Aug. 15, 2023. The trail honors former City employee and long-time recreation advocate Rick Rash, who passed away earlier this year. Read on...
  34. City Council and Kim Case pose with myFutureNC resolution Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2023

    Council lends support for myFutureNC

    The City of Lenoir City Council lent support for the myFutureNC Attainment Goal for Caldwell County Tuesday night, Aug. 1, 2023, during the regular City Council meeting. Read on...
  35. Harambee Logo

    Harambee starts this Saturday at the MLK Jr. Center

    The 49th Harambee Arts Festival will be Saturday Aug. 5 through Friday, Aug. 11, 2023, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center. Come enjoy a different activity each day of the festival! All events are free. Read on...
  36. road closed sign

    Contractors repairing Countryside Drive bridge starting Tuesday, Aug. 1

    Contractors working for the City of Lenoir will make repairs to the Countryside Drive Bridge next week. Read on...
  37. Jump Street Drive Music Festival graphic

    Jump Street Drive Music Festival this weekend at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center

    The Jump Street Drive Musical Festival is back this weekend at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Lenoir, N.C.! Read on...
  38. Time Well Spent Rendering 01

    Make your mark on Lenoir's new clock tower

    The City of Lenoir has the design for a new clock tower that will hold City's historic downtown clock. The community is invited to add their artistic touch to the project. Read on...
  39. A lifeguard helps a young boy paddle during swim at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center in June 2023

    Swim lessons available in July at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center

    Staff at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center are hosting four sessions of swim lessons in July. Children ages 4 to 12 years old can sign up. The lessons start next week. Read on...
  40. 2023 NC Blackberry Festival logo square

    North Carolina Blackberry Festival next weekend in Downtown Lenoir

    The North Carolina Blackberry Festival will be in Downtown Lenoir next weekend, July 14 and 15, 2023. This is the 20th anniversary of the festival, and it's going to be bigger than ever this year! Read on...
  41. Members of the Tucker&#39s Barn DAR held an Independence Day Ceremony July 3, 2023, in Downtown Leno

    Independence Day 2023 Remembrance & Celebration

    As part of a ceremony honoring the birthday of the United States of America, Mayor Joe Gibbons presented an Independence Day 2023 Remembrance & Celebration resolution to the Tucker's Barn Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Read on...
  42. GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

    GFOA awards Certificate of Achievement to Finance Department

    The City of Lenoir Finance Department again received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). Read on...
  43. 4th of July Splash Bash flyer 2023

    Come swim and win prizes at the 4th of July Splash Bash!

    Staff at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center are hosting a 4th of July Splash Bash, Tuesday, July 4, 2023. There will be a Chalk Our Walk contest and pool games with prizes! Read on...
  44. Boil Water Advisory Canceled, Tap Water Safe to Drink

    Boil water advisory lifted

    The boil water advisory for southwest portions of Lenoir and Caldwell County has been lifted as of 7:45 am this morning, Sunday, June 25, 2023. Affected customers can can resume normal water use. It is no longer necessary to boil water before ingesting. Read on...
  45. Boil water advisory graphic

    Boil water advisory for southwest portions of Lenoir and Caldwell County

    A water line break on Connelly Springs Road near Not Just Fishin caused a loss in pressure in the water system and an increase in turbidity (cloudiness). City of Lenoir Water Treatment plant staff have issued a boil water notice as a result. Read on...
  46. Images of the cover and table of contents of the FY 2023-2024 Recommended Budget

    Council approves budget for next fiscal year

    The City of Lenoir Council approved the City budget for fiscal year 2023-2024 earlier this month. The budget includes a small increase in the solid waste fee and water and sewer rate. There is no property tax rate increase. Read on...
  47. Main Street American Accredited logo

    Main Street Department receives national accreditation for 2023

    The City of Lenoir Main Street Department has once again been designated as an Accredited Main Street America™ program in 2023. This accreditation is Main Street America’s top-tier recognition. Read on...
  48. boy jumping into outdoor pool at lafc

    Swim lessons still available at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center

    There are still slots available for swim lessons next week at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center (LAFC). Lessons are available for children ages four to 12. Read on...
  49. Lenoir Bicycle Festival logo

    2nd Annual Lenoir Bicycle Festival this Saturday

    Who's ready to ride around city streets, tackle obstacle courses, and win a free bicycle? If that sounds fun, then come to Downtown Lenoir from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm this Saturday, June 3, 2023, for the 2nd Annual Lenoir Bicycle Festival. Read on...
  50. road work ahead sign

    Construction work at Harper Ave and Morganton Blvd Tuesday night

    Contractors will close a few lanes of traffic at the intersection of Harper Avenue and Morganton Boulevard starting around 6:00 pm Tuesday night, May 30, 2023. Drivers should be cautious and alert while driving through the area. Read on...
  51. Indoor Pool at the Lenoir Aquatic and Fitness Center

    Outdoor pool closed for repairs, indoor pool open for recreational swim

    The outdoor pool at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center is closed for repairs and will not open on Memorial Day, Monday May 29, 2023. The indoor pool will remain open for recreational swimming. Read on...
  52. Sorry, We&#39re Closed graphic

    City facilities closed for Memorial day, garbage collection affected

    Some City facilities will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. The indoor pool at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness center will be open. Garbage collection will be affected. Read on...
  53. 2023 National Public Works Week connecting the world

    It's National Public Works Week in Lenoir

    It's "National Public Works Week" in Lenoir. This week honors the people who keep our communities clean, build roads, maintain public buildings, and improve the quality of life of residents. Read on...
  54. A mom and daughter at the Neon Night Ride

    The Neon Night Ride is back!

    Do you like riding bicycles? Do you like riding bicycles? What about glow sticks and foam parties? If so, you don't want to miss the 2nd Annual Neon Night Ride in Lenoir, NC! Read on...
  55. National Police Week 2023 logo

    Council proclaims Peace Officers' Memorial Week

    The City of Lenoir Council proclaimed May 15-21, 2023, as "Peace Officer's Memorial Week" in Lenoir. The week pays tribute to local, state, and federal peace officers who died, or who have been disabled, in the line of duty. Read on...
  56. A girl prepares to shoot during a basketball game at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center

    Swimming, cheering, & basketball signups still open

    There's still time to sign up for swim club, cheer camp, summer basketball, and The Camp at the Lenoir Parks and Recreation Department. Read on...
  57. Water pouring from a faucet into a clear glass cup

    It's Celebrate Drinking Water Week in Lenoir!

    The City of Lenoir Council proclaimed May 7 to 13, 2023, to be "Celebrate Drinking Water Week" in Lenoir. All societies need fresh, clean drinking water to survive and thrive. Read on...
  58. Norman Staines

    Staines hired as next Fire Chief in Lenoir

    The City of Lenoir has hired Norman Staines to serve as the next Fire Chief in Lenoir. Staines has 28 years of experience in the fire service, and has been teaching firefighting and public safety for more than 20 years. Read on...
  59. NCDOT free bicycle helmets graphic

    Lenoir receives bicycle helmet grant from NCDOT

    The City of Lenoir has received a second bicycle helmet grant from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). The City will give away the helmets during the Lenoir Bicycle Festival happening in June. Read on...
  60. road closed sign

    Downtown streets closing for Gravity Games

    A section of Main Street and Ashe Avenue in Downtown Lenoir have been closed in preparation for an event tomorrow. More streets in downtown will close starting around 5:00 pm today, Friday, April 28, 2023. Read on...
  61. Racers at the starting gate during the 2018 NC Gravity Games, April 28, 2018

    10th Annual North Carolina Gravity Games this Saturday

    The 10th Annual North Carolina Gravity Games is this Saturday, April 29, 2023, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm in Downtown Lenoir. The free, action-packed event is fun for the entire family. Read on...
  62. A front load scoops up compost during the compost giveaway / sale in April 2019

    Compost giveaway/sale this Saturday

    The City of Lenoir will hold a leaf compost giveaway/sale this Saturday, April 29, 2023, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Read on...
  63. K9 Uwais department photo

    K9 Uwais retires from duty

    Lenoir Police Department K9 Uwais retired from duty last night, Tuesday, April 18, 2023. City Council thanked Uwais for his years of service to the City. Read on...
  64. Orange Traffic Pattern Changed road sign

    Temporary traffic pattern change at Harper Ave and Morganton Blvd

    There will be a temporary traffic pattern change at the intersection of Harper Avenue and Morganton Boulevard in Lenoir tonight, Tuesday, April 18, 2023. Drivers should be cautious and alert while driving through the intersection. Read on...
  65. People play pickleball at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 4/13/2023

    City adds pickleball at MLK Jr. Center

    City of Lenoir Parks & Recreation staff have added three indoor pickleball courts at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center. Lenoir now has six indoor and four outdoor pickleball courts for residents and visitors. Read on...
  66. Council, Chief Brent Phelps, and three telecommunicators pose the with Telecommunicators, 4/4/2023

    It's National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

    Mayor Joe Gibbons and City Council proclaimed April 9 to 15, 2023, to be National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week in Lenoir. Mayor Gibbons presented the proclamation to Police Chief Brent Phelps and City Telecommunicators last week. Read on...
  67. road closed sign

    Hospital Avenue closed for tree removal

    A section of Hospital Avenue is currently closed due to the threat of a tree falling across the road. Duke Energy has been called in to clear the tree, which is currently touching a power line. A detour is available around the area. Read on...
  68. Lenoir Police Patch

    Police Department brings back second-in-command, promotes new captains

    The City of Lenoir Police Department has brought back the position of Major, and promoted two officers to the rank of Captain. Police Chief Brent Phelps restructured the department earlier this year to strengthen the chain of command. Read on...
  69. City Council and Lauren Hart pose the the Fair Housing Month Proclamation, April 4, 2023

    April is Fair Housing Month in Lenoir

    Mayor Joe Gibbons and City Council proclaimed April 2023 to be Fair Housing Month in Lenoir. Mayor Gibbons presented the proclamation to Lauren Hart, a member of Catawba Valley Association of Realtors, on Tuesday, April 4, 2023. Read on...
  70. Sorry, We&#39re Closed graphic

    City facilities closed for Good Friday

    City Hall and recreational facilities will be closed this Friday, April 7, 2023, in honor of Good Friday. Garbage collection will be affected. Read on...
  71. Staff mowing at Blue Ridge Memorial Park

    Families asked to clear items not in vases at Blue Ridge Memorial Park

    Staff at the Blue Ridge Memorial Park in Lenoir are asking that family members clear grave markers of all items not in vases before Monday, April 3, 2023. Read on...
  72. 2022 Easter Egg Hunt egg hunt-14

    Easter Egg Hunt tomorrow at Mulberry Recreation Center

    The City of Lenoir's annual Easter Egg Hunt is tomorrow, April 1, 2023, at the Mulberry Recreation Center. Read on...
  73. Council, Tracey Trimble, and German Exchange students and staff, March 21, 2023

    Council welcomes German exchange students, recognizes WPSCA

    The City of Lenoir Council welcomed a group of German exchange students and recognized the 30-Year Anniversary of the Western Piedmont Sister Cities Association during the Council meeting Tuesday, March 21, 2023. Read on...
  74. 2022 Downtown Lenoir Main Street Champions graphic

    Downtown Lenoir wins Main Street award, Liquid Roots owners honored as Main Street Champions

    Downtown Lenoir recently won another North Carolina Main Street Award for Best Economic Recovery Initiative, and the owners of Liquid Roots were honored as Downtown's 2022 Main Street Champions. Read on...
  75. Hannah Williams

    Hannah Williams hired as Planning Director

    The City of Lenoir has hired Hannah Williams as the new Planning Director. Williams has been working in the City Planning Department for more than five years, and has served as Interim Planning Director since January this year. Read on...
  76. Council Ken Hair, Kenny Story, and Chris Mills retirement at City Council meeting, Feb. 21, 2023

    Council honors Fire Chief Ken Hair, Director Kenny Story, and Police Lt. Chris Mills

    The City of Lenoir City Council honored retiring Fire Chief Ken Hair, retiring Parks & Recreation Director Kenny Story, and retiring Police Lieutenant Chris Mills during a City Council meeting last month. Read on...
  77. Boys holding bats during App State baseball clinic at Mulberry Recreation Center, Oct. 17, 2022.

    Youth baseball and softball registration ends Friday

    Registration for City of Lenoir youth baseball and softball ends this Friday, March 10, 2023. Read on...
  78. The Betabox

    Google and Betabox Learning launching STEM Tour at Martin Luther King Jr. Center

    Google is teaming up with Betabox Learning, a leading provider of mobile STEM labs, to launch a STEM tour of North Carolina school districts. The kick off will be Saturday, March 11, 2023, at the City of Lenoir's Martin Luther King Jr. Center. Read on...
  79. Phillip Harper

    Phil Harper hired as next Parks & Recreation Director

    The City of Lenoir has hired Phil Harper to serve as the next Director for the City's Parks & Recreation Department. Harper was born and raised in Lenoir, and he has more than 24 years of experience in the Parks & Recreation field. Read on...
  80. DLG Group Community Input Session

    City seeking input on Downtown Master Plan

    The City of Lenoir will hold several community engagement meetings in March to gather ideas and get public feedback for the City's new Downtown Master Plan. Read on...
  81. Senator Broyhill

    City Council extends condolences to family of Senator James T. Broyhill

    The City of Lenoir City Council extends condolences to the family of Senator James T. Broyhill, who passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, at the age of 97 years old. Read on...
  82. Runners get ready to start the Firecracker run June 30, 2018.

    The Leprechaun Leap is March 18

    The Leprechaun Leap 5k &10k, the first yearly footrace sponsored by the City of Lenoir, is next month. Registration is open for the race, so sign up soon to get the early bird rate. Read on...
  83. Love Letters for Local neon heart with Downtown Lenoir banner in background

    Show some love to local businesses

    This February, let our Downtown businesses know how much they are loved and appreciated with Love Letters for Local. Read on...
  84. Black History Month

    Celebrate Black History Month in Lenoir

    Staff at the City of Lenoir Martin Luther King Jr. Center will host several Black History Month events in February. The kickoff is Saturday, and all events are free to the public. Read on...
  85. City Council and Capt. Brian Smith and Lt. Brett Ingram, Jan. 17, 2023

    Council honors Capt. Brian Smith and Lt. Brett Ingram

    The City of Lenoir City Council honored retiring Police Captain Brian Smith and retiring Lieutenant Brett Ingram during a City Council meeting last week. Read on...
  86. Kayakers paddle in the indoor pool at the Lenoir Aquatic and Fitness Center

    Swimming, lessons, lifeguard course, kayaking at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center

    City staff are hosting lifeguard classes, swimming lessons, and kayaking practice at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center in February. Recreational swim is increasing next month, too. Read on...
  87. Close up of LED lights on the poles waiting to be installed at Mack Cook Stadium

    City installing lights at Mack Cook Stadium

    Contractors have started installing new lights at Mack Cook Stadium in Downtown Lenoir. The lights will help the city bring more events to the location and build on improvements to The Campus at the Historic Lenoir High School. Read on...
  88. Martin_Luther_King,_Jr-1963-speech

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration

    City of Lenoir Parks & Recreation staff are hosting a Martin Luther King. Jr. Day celebration Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Lenoir. Read on...
  89. smart phone key pad

    Know who to call for City services

    Have a question about a garbage pickup, a utility bill, or water and sewer service? Phone numbers to get in touch with City of Lenoir staff about various City services are located on the Contact Us page on the website. Read on...
  90. Santa holds a baby during the 2021 toy giveaway at the MLK Jr. Center in Lenoir

    Santa Claus bringing free toys to the MLK Jr. Center tonight!

    Santa Claus is bringing lots of toys to give away tonight at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Lenoir. The doors open at 4:30, and the first 100 children ages 4 to 12, will get a free toy. Read on...
  91. Sorry, We&#39re Closed

    Christmas and New Year's closings

    City Hall and recreational facilities will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, through Tuesday, Dec. 27, in celebration of Christmas, and Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, in celebration of New Year's Day. Garbage collection will be affected. Read on...
  92. Boil Water Advisory Canceled, Tap Water Safe to Drink

    Tap water in Bushtown now safe to drink

    The boil water advisory issued yesterday, Dec. 14, 2022, for the Bushtown area in Lenoir has been lifted. Water consumers in Bushtown, as well as affected areas of Caldwell County, can resume normal water use as of 1:41 pm, today, Dec. 15, 2022. Read on...
  93. CITY-SEAL-2018-blue-400px

    Council meeting canceled

    Due to scheduling issues, the City Council meeting planned for Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, has been canceled. Read on...
  94. Boil water advisory graphic

    Boil water advisory issued for Bushtown area of Lenoir

    A water line break around 4:00 am this morning drained a City water tank and left about 300 customers without water in the Bushtown area of Lenoir. Once water pressure returns, those customers will need to boil their water before use. Read on...
  95. A bright, lighted snowflake in Downtown Lenoir, Nov. 17, 2022

    Christmas events and activities in Lenoir

    There are a lot of things to do in Lenoir this Christmas season including carriage rides, Christmas shows, visits with Santa, and more! Read on...
  96. A girl lights a luminary at Blue Ridge Memorial Park, Dec. 17, 2021.

    Volunteers wanted to help light luminaries

    The City of Lenoir's annual luminary display at Blue Ridge Memorial Park will be Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, and staff could use some help lighting the thousands of candles in the luminaries. Read on...
  97. Santa holds a baby during the 2021 toy giveaway at the MLK Jr. Center in Lenoir

    MLK Jr. Center staff seeking donations for toy giveaway

    Staff at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center is asking for toy donations to give away during this year's Santa Claus is Coming to Town event held just before Christmas. Read on...
  98. Sam Sturgis and Buddy Edmisten, Nov. 29, 2022

    Sturgis and Edmisten to serve as Grand Marshals in Christmas Parade

    The 2022 City of Lenoir Starry Night Christmas Parade is this Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, and the Grand Marshals for the parade will be Mack. W. "Buddy" Edmisten and Samuel T. Sturgis, Jr. Read on...
  99. GivingTuesday logo 2022

    GivingTuesday in Lenoir

    Mayor Joe Gibbons, on behalf of City Council, proclaimed Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, as GivingTuesday in Lenoir. GivingTuesday is a day set aside to encourage residents to give back to their community any way they can. Read on...
  100. Shop Small logo 2022

    Shop Small this Saturday in Lenoir

    Small Business Saturday is this weekend in Lenoir. Come get your Christmas shopping started and help support local business owners. Read on...
  101. Mayor Pro Tem Crissy Thomas and Councilman Ike Perkins get ready to hand out turkeys, Nov. 23, 2021

    Turkey Tuesday tomorrow at the MLK Jr. Center

    Mayor Pro Tem Crissy Thomas and Councilman Rev. Ike Perkins will be handing out FREE turkeys during the Drive-Thru Turkey Tuesday tomorrow, Nov. 22, 2022, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center. Read on...
  102. Sorry, We&#39re Closed

    City facilities closed for Thanksgiving

    City of Lenoir City Hall and recreation facilities will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25, 2022, in celebration of Thanksgiving. Garbage collection will be affected. Read on...
  103. Santa listens to the Christmas wishes of a young girl during Light Up Lenoir, Nov. 21, 2019

    Light Up Lenoir next week in Downtown

    Come to Downtown Lenoir Thursday, Nov. 17, for Light Up Lenoir and enjoy music, hot coco, and beautiful holiday lights. Read on...
  104. Happy Veterans Day

    City facilities closed for Veterans Day

    City of Lenoir City Hall and recreational facilities will be closed Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in honor of Veterans Day. Garbage collection will be affected. Read on...
  105. Wilson basketball

    Youth basketball registration open

    Registration for the City of Lenoir youth basketball league is open now through Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. The league is open to boys and girls, ages 4 to 13. Read on...
  106. City Council presents National Hospice Month proclamation to Rev. Curtis Singleton, Nov. 2, 2022

    Mayor proclaims National Hospice & Palliative Care month in Lenoir

    Mayor Joe Gibbons, on behalf of City Council, proclaimed November 2022 to be National Hospice & Palliative Care Month in the City of Lenoir. Read on...
  107. Shelter and playground at Mulberry Recreation Center at night, Nov. 1, 2022

    City installs new outdoor lights at Mulberry Recreation Center

    If you've driven by the Mulberry Recreation Center at night recently, you may have noticed some bright lights shining on the pickleball and tennis courts. Read on...
  108. A close up of the City Clock in Downtown Lenoir, Oct. 31, 2022

    City removing old clock tower

    The City of Lenoir will remove the old Clock Tower on the Downtown square this week. Staff will store the City Clock until a new tower is designed and built. Read on...
  109. 2022 Trunk or Treat Car

    Trunk-or-Treat tonight at the MLK Jr. Center

    The City of Lenoir Martin Luther King Jr. Center is hosting a drive-thru trunk-or-treat event at 5:00 pm tonight, Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Read on...
  110. road work ahead sign

    City paving streets next week

    Contractors working for the City of Lenoir plan to pave three streets around town next week. Read on...
  111. Downtown Lenoir logo square

    City developing new Downtown Master Plan

    City staff will soon start developing a new Master Plan for Downtown Lenoir. The Downtown Master Plan will establish a cohesive vision for Downtown Lenoir and guide future development in the heart of the city. Read on...
  112. Truck performing leaf pickup

    Leaf collection starts in November

    The City of Lenoir Public Works Department will start leaf collection in November. Residents will get three pickups between November and January 2023. Read on...
  113. Boys catch grounds at free App State baseball clinic, Sept. 29, 2021

    Free App State baseball clinic at Mulberry Recreation Center

    Appalachian State University Baseball coaches and players are bringing a free baseball clinic to Mulberry Recreation Center Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Read on...
  114. NWS Hurricane Ian track as of 11:34 am Friday, Sept. 29, 2022

    Be prepared for flooding, power outages

    The latest storm tracker update predicts that Tropical Storm Ian is headed for western North Carolina tomorrow. The storm could bring heavy rain and wind that might cause flooding and power outages in Lenoir and the region. Read on...
  115. NC Brass Band logo with cancelled on top

    Due to pending storm, NC Brass Band cancels concert

    Due to the inclement weather forecast for tomorrow evening brought about by Hurricane Ian, the North Carolina Brass Band has elected not to travel to Lenoir for its scheduled concert. Read on...
  116. Santa Claus with dancers in the 2021 Starry Night Christmas Parade in Downtown Lenoir

    Christmas parade application online

    Want to be a part of the 2022 City of Lenoir Starry Night Christmas parade? The application is now online. Read on...
  117. Wood, Fire, Smoke Festival logo

    Wood, Fire, Smoke Festival coming to Downtown Lenoir

    If you like barbecue, artisan crafts, steel creations and fall weather, you're going to love the Wood, Fire, Smoke Festival in Downtown Lenoir, North Carolina. Read on...
  118. People on Main Street at dusk during National Night Out in 2019

    National Night Out is next month in Downtown Lenoir

    The City of Lenoir Police Department will host National Night Out in Downtown Lenoir Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Read on...
  119. North Carolina Brass Band logo

    Free brass band concert at The Campus at Historic Lenoir High School

    Did you know that Lenoir High School's 100-year anniversary is this year? To celebrate that milestone, the North Carolina Brass Band will perform a free concert at the LHS auditorium Friday, Sept. 30. Read on...
  120. City Seal 2017

    Tomorrow's City Council meeting canceled

    The City of Lenoir Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, has been cancelled due to not having a quorum. The next City of Lenoir Council meeting will be Oct. 4, 2022. Read on...
  121. American Flag, Photo by David Dibert

    Council honors Patriot Day in Lenoir

    The City of Lenoir City Council commemorated Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, to be Patriot Day in the City of Lenoir during the recent City Council meeting. Read on...
  122. Council presents the 40th Anniversary resolution to Caldwell Rotary Club, Sept. 6, 2022

    Council honors Caldwell Rotary Club

    City Council congratulated the Caldwell Rotary Club on its 40th anniversary during the Council meeting Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, and thanked Caldwell Rotary for the club's many positive impacts to the community. Read on...
  123. Mountain biker heads to the Zacks Fork Trail from the Lenoir Rotary Soccer Complex

    City mountain biking trail provides off-road adventure

    There's a three-plus mile mountain biking trail tucked away here in Lenoir. It's a great place to learn how to ride, and it's just a few miles from downtown. Read on...
  124. Sorry, We&#39re Closed graphic

    City Hall and recreation centers closed Monday, garbage pickup affected

    City of Lenoir City Hall and recreational facilities will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, 2022, in observance of Labor Day. Garbage pickup will be affected. Read on...
  125. A sculpture in Tucker&#39s Gallery in Downtown Lenoir

    New sculptures on display in Downtown Lenoir

    Did you know that there are a dozen pieces of outdoor sculpture on display in Downtown Lenoir, and most of them are for sale? The rotating art collection is part of Tucker's Gallery, a partnership between the City of Lenoir and the Caldwell Arts Council. Read on...
  126. Exterior view of the Lenoir Aquatic and Fitness Center

    City awarded $500K grant for new splash pad, other amenities at aquatic center, soccer complex

    The City of Lenoir was recently awarded a $500,000 grant from the North Carolina Parks and Recreation Trust Fund (PARTF) to build a new splash pad and make other improvements at the Lenoir Aquatic and Fitness Center and Lenoir Rotary Soccer Complex. Read on...
  127. A view of the stormwater system from the lower end of the park

    Stormwater project underway at J.E. Broyhill Park

    Contractors have started building a new stormwater feature at J.E. Broyhill Park. The Regenerative Stormwater Conveyance will slow down rain water at the lower end of park and reduce erosion. Read on...
  128. Bike Patrol Officer Steve Moulten

    Lenoir Police restart bike patrols around the city

    Officer Steve Moulton has been making rounds around town for the past few months on two wheels instead of four, thanks to the Lenoir Police Department's efforts to refresh the Bike Patrol program. Read on...
  129. Lt. Scott Brawley and Sgt. Martin Crisp pose with their awards

    Dysart-Kendall American Legion Post 29 recognizes Officer and firefighter of the year

    Dysart-Kendall American Legion Post 29 recognized Lieutenant Scott Brawley as Firefighter of the Year and Sergeant Martin Crisp as Police Officer of the Year during the regular City Council meeting Tuesday night, Aug. 16, 2022. Read on...
  130. Baseball glove, baseball and bat

    Fall baseball registration ends Friday

    Registration for City of Lenoir Parks and Recreation fall baseball ends this Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. The league is open to boys ages six through 13 years old. Read on...
  131. road closed sign

    Swanson Road closed to through traffic next week

    Swanson Road in the Joyceton area of Lenoir will be closed to through traffic all next week. Public Works staff are replacing a storm drain across the road. Read on...
  132. People play pickleball doubles on an outdoor court at Mulberry Rec Aug. 8, 2022

    City opens four, new outdoor pickleball courts

    In celebration of National Pickleball Day, the City of Lenoir Parks & Recreation Department opened four, new outdoor pickleball courts today at Mulberry Recreation Center. Read on...
  133. GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

    Finance receives Certificate of Achievement from GFOA

    The City of Lenoir Finance Department received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 31st consecutive year from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). Read on...
  134. City Council and Post 29 members with 100-year anniversary resolution

    Council honors Dysart-Kendall American Legion Post 29

    The City of Lenoir City Council honored members of the Dysart-Kendall American Legion Post 29 Tuesday night and recognized the post's 100-year anniversary. Read on...
  135. Matt Powell staff photo

    City extends condolences to family, friends, coworkers of Matt Powell

    City of Lenoir staff extends our condolences, thoughts, and prayers to the family, friends, and coworkers of Matt Powell, who recently passed away. Read on...
  136. Martin Luther King Jr Center in Lenoir, N.C.

    Harambee Arts Festival starts this Saturday

    The totally free, multi-day, and always fun Harambee Arts Festival starts this weekend at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Lenoir. Read on...
  137. Mayor Joe Gibbons presents a framed City flag to Alan Hall on July 19, 2022

    Council honors Central Barber Shop centennial

    The City of Lenoir City Council recently honored Central Barber Shop for the business' centennial celebration and thanked Terry and Alan Hall for building their business in Downtown Lenoir. Read on...
  138. Artists playing at the festival

    Jump Street Drive Band Music Festival this weekend

    Come to the Martin Luther King Jr. Center this Saturday, July 23, 2022, and enjoy the free Jump Street Drive Band Music Festival. Four bands will be performing blues, jazz, R&B, soul, and funk! Read on...
  139. Mayor Joe Gibbons poses with the Tucker&#39s Barn DAR members at the Charters of Freedom

    Mayor presents Independence Day resolution to local DAR members

    Mayor Joe Gibbons read and presented an Independence Day resolution today, Saturday, July 2, 2022, during a Fourth of July Celebration held by the Tucker's Barn Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Read on...
  140. City LNR icon

    Weekend events in Lenoir

    A free movie night, a fun run, fireworks, and more! Check out the events happening this weekend in Lenoir. Read on...
  141. The Lenoir Blue Hurricanes 2022 team holding their championship trophies

    Two Lenoir Parks & Recreation teams win tourneys

    The Lenoir Rockies 10U baseball team and the Lenoir Blue Hurricanes 10U softball team recently won their respective championship games in the Foothills Athletic Association summer tournaments. Read on...
  142. The Fire Rescue 1 truck sits in Station 1 in Lenoir, NC

    Fire Department receives improved rating

    The City of Lenoir Fire Department recently earned a Class 2 rating from the NC Department of Insurance Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM). Lenoir Fire joins the 3.9% of fire departments across the state with a rating of Class 2 or better. Read on...
  143. Fireworks explode during the 2018 July 4th Fireworks show

    July 4th fireworks and closings

    The City of Lenoir Fireworks show will be Monday night, July 4, 2022, at the Lenoir Optimist Park across from Mulberry Recreation Center. The outdoor pool will be open from 1:30 to 5:30 pm for recreational swim. Read on...
  144. Downtown Lenoir logo square

    Main Street receives 2022 Main Street America Accreditation

    The City of Lenoir Main Street Department has been designated a Main Street America 2022 Accredited program. This accreditation status is Main Street America’s top-tier recognition. Read on...
  145. 2022 juneteenth logo

    Movie night and Juneteenth events this weekend

    The City of Lenoir is hosting a movie night on the square this evening, and Juneteenth events start tomorrow at The Campus at the Historic Lenoir High School. Read on...
  146. A mom and daughter at the Neon Night Ride

    Neon Night Ride draws large, glowing crowd

    More than a hundred riders came out earlier this month for the first Neon Night Ride on the City of Lenoir Greenway. Read on...
  147. Dr. Jeff Church

    City hires Public Utilities Operations Manager

    The City of Lenoir has hired Dr. Jeffrey Church as the first Public Utilities Operations Manager in the new Public Services Department. Read on...
  148. Council presents CCC&TI Cobras Baseball Team resolution to Athletic Director Jeff Link

    Council honors CCC&TI Cobras Baseball Team

    The City of Lenoir City Council honored the Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (CCC&TI) Cobras Baseball Team Tuesday night and congratulated them on an amazing 2022 season. Read on...
  149. Jon Hogan

    City hires Public Works Operations Manager

    The City of Lenoir has hired Jonathan Hogan as the first Public Works Operations Manager in the new Public Services Department. Read on...
  150. Council presents a resolution to Mac Martin honoring 17 years of service on the Planning Board

    Council honors Mac Martin

    The City of Lenoir City Council honored long-time Planning Board Member Mac Martin Tuesday night and thanked him for his many years of service to the City. Read on...
  151. Radford Thomas

    Thomas promoted to Public Services Director

    Radford Thomas is being promoted to director of a new department at the City of Lenoir, the Public Services Department. Read on...
  152. Neon Night Ride graphic

    1st Neon Night Ride happening Friday

    The first ever Neon Night Ride in Lenoir is happening this Friday, June 3, 2022, at the Lenoir Rotary Soccer Complex on Zacks Fork Road. Read on...
  153. Kids swimming in the outdoor pool at the Lenoir Aquatic and Fitness Center

    Outdoor pool opens tomorrow

    The outdoor pool at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center (LAFC) will be open tomorrow, Saturday, May 28, 2022, from 1:30 to 5:30 pm for recreation swim. The slides will be closed. Read on...
  154. City Seal 2017

    City receives second, larger $500K EPA grant

    The City of Lenoir has received its second Brownfield Assessment grant from the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), this time for $500,000. Read on...
  155. A boy finishes one of the obstacle courses at the Lenoir Bicycle Festival May 14, 2022

    First Lenoir Bicycle Festival a success

    The first Lenoir Bicycle Festival was a success according to volunteers and participants who brought their bikes to Downtown Lenoir and road around on our streets. Read on...
  156. Kids play basketball in the summer league at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center

    Registration still open for youth summer basketball

    Registration is still open for both City of Lenoir youth summer basketball leagues. Read on...
  157. Donna Bean

    Finance director receives Local Government Finance Officers certification

    City of Lenoir Finance Director Donna Bean was recently certified as a Local Government Finance Officer by the North Carolina Government Finance Officers Association. Read on...
  158. Woman swimming backstroke, Photo by SHVETS production

    Registration still open for summer swim club

    Registration is still open for the City of Lenoir Summer Swim Club. Summer Swim Club will help participants become better swimmers and learn more strokes. The club will also compete in swim meets. Read on...
  159. A photo of where the new section of greenway connects to the current greenway

    Lenoir makes more greenway connections

    City of Lenoir Public Works staff recently made two more greenway connections near the Lenoir Rotary Soccer Complex. The connections increase access to the greenway in the area. Read on...
  160. City of Lenoir 2020 NC3C Excellence in Communications Awards

    City wins communications awards

    The City of Lenoir recently won two Excellence in Communications Awards from North Carolina City and County Communicators (NC3C). Read on...
  161. Raffle bikes

    Raffles, prizes, and a backwards bicycle coming to the Lenoir Bicycle Festival

    The Lenoir Bicycle Festival is next Saturday and the event planners have some fun activities on the schedule including the Impossible Backwards Bicycle Challenge. Read on...
  162. 2022 Drinking Water Week logo

    Mayor proclaims "Celebrate Drinking Water Week" in Lenoir

    On behalf of the City Council, Mayor Joe Gibbons proclaimed the week of May 1 to 7, 2022, as “Celebrate Drinking Water Week” throughout the City of Lenoir. Read on...
  163. Mayor Gibbons speaks during at City Vision 2022 in Wilmington, NC

    Mayor Gibbons selected as Chair of NC Mayors Association

    Mayor Joe Gibbons has been selected as Chair of the NC Mayors Association Board of Directors and will serve a one-year term helping to lead the organization and its 11-member board. Read on...
  164. City Council presents the International Firefighters&#39 Day proclamation to Fire Chief Ken Hair

    Mayor proclaims International Firefighters' Day in Lenoir

    On behalf of the City of Lenoir City Council, Mayor Joe Gibbons proclaimed Wednesday, May 4, 2022, as “International Firefighters’ Day” throughout the City of Lenoir. Read on...
  165. City of Lenoir Police Telecommunicators Rhonda Hollowell and Dustin Eller

    Council honors Telecommunicators

    City Council and Mayor Joe Gibbons honored the City's telecommunicators last month with a proclamation naming April 10 to 16, 2022, as "National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week" in the City of Lenoir. Read on...
  166. road work ahead sign

    Finley Avenue to be paved tomorrow

    Contractors will be paving Finley Avenue from Main Street to Arlington Circle tomorrow and Friday. Drivers traveling the area should expect delays. Read on...
  167. Two Police department staff pick up litter on Greenhaven Drive Wednesday, April 20, 2022.

    City staff clean up Lenoir during Litter Sweep

    About 35 City staff, including the Mayor and a Councilman, picked up dozens of bags of litter Wednesday, April 20, 2022, during the City of Lenoir Spring Employee Litter Sweep. Read on...
  168. City worker loads compost into a trailer

    Compost giveaway #2 this Saturday

    The City of Lenoir is holding another leaf compost giveaway this Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Read on...
  169. 2022 Rejoice Easter concert flyer

    Get your tickets for Rejoice! A Celebration in Song Community Event

    The Freedman Cultural Center is presenting "Rejoice! A Celebration in Song Community Event" this Saturday at The Campus at the Historic Lenoir High School in Downtown Lenoir. Tickets are $10 per person and are presale only. Read on...
  170. Lenoir Bicycle Festival logo

    Bicycle festival coming to Downtown Lenoir

    Planning is underway for a new event in 2022, the Lenoir Bicycle Festival. Read on...
  171. Hotel Street sign

    Council and staff cut ribbon on Hotel Street

    City Council and staff held a ribbon cutting to officially open Hotel Street yesterday, April 6, 2022. Read on...
  172. Mayor Joe Gibbons presents the Fair Housing Month Proclamation to Lauren Hart

    Mayor proclaims April to be Fair Housing Month

    City of Lenoir Mayor Joe Gibbons proclaimed April 2022 to be Fair Housing Month in Lenoir during the Council's regular meeting Tuesday night. Read on...
  173. Sign announcing the road closure on Lower Creek Drive

    Section of Lower Creek Drive to be closed again

    A section of Lower Creek Drive will be closed again this Saturday. Contractors are installing a water line connection to the new Kattz Corner apartments. Read on...
  174. first Saturday gardeners

    Master Gardeners hosting free gardening program

    The first First Saturday in the Garden program is tomorrow, Saturday, April 2, 2022, at the Unity Park Community Gardens in Lenoir. Read on...
  175. Easter Eggs of various colors

    Easter Egg Hunt next Saturday

    The City of Lenoir Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 9, 2022, at Mulberry Recreation Center. The hunt is open to kids 10 and younger. Read on...
  176. City worker loads compost into a trailer

    Compost giveaway this Saturday

    The City of Lenoir leaf compost giveaway is this Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Read on...
  177. Lenoir Parks and Recreation Something for Everyone

    Parks & Recreation seeking community input

    The City of Lenoir Parks and Recreation Department is seeking community input through a brief survey. Read on...
  178. Staff mowing at Blue Ridge Memorial Park

    Families asked to clear graves before mowing season

    Staff at the Blue Ridge Memorial Park in Lenoir are asking that family members clear grave markers of all items not in vases before Friday, April 1, 2022. Read on...
  179. road work ahead sign

    Paving on Beall Street tomorrow

    Contractors plan to pave Beall Street from Harper Avenue to Holly Court tomorrow, Tuesday, March 29, 2022. Residents have been asked to not park on the street. Read on...
  180. Beall Street and Holly Court street sign

    No parking on Beall Street Thursday

    Contractors will be milling a section of Beall Street Thursday morning, March 24, 2022, and residents have been asked to not park on the street that day from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. Read on...
  181. Man in bucket trimming trees

    Duke Energy clearing rights-of-way around Lenoir

    Duke Energy has started clearing rights-of-way along some of their electrical lines in Lenoir and Caldwell County. The work should be done by the end of the month. Read on...
  182. Female staff at the Lenoir Police Department

    Police Dept. recognizes female staff during Women's History Month

    In honor of Women's History Month, the City of Lenoir Police Department wants to recognize and thank the female staff who help the department succeed in enhancing public safety and improving the quality of life in Lenoir. Read on...
  183. Leprechaun Chase square social media banner

    Leprechaun Chase back for round two

    Downtown Lenoir's Leprechaun Chase Scavenger Hunt is back for round two, and the game starts today. It's free to play, so don't miss your chance to win! Read on...
  184. Sign announcing the road closure on Lower Creek Drive

    Section of Lower Creek Drive closed Saturday

    A section of Lower Creek Drive will be closed this Saturday morning and afternoon. Contractors are installing a water line connection to the new Kattz Corner apartments. Read on...
  185. A lifeguard watches a pool

    Lifeguard certification classes available

    The City of Lenoir Parks & Recreation Department is offering two lifeguard certification classes this month and next. Students must complete the pretest for the first class by tomorrow. Read on...
  186. Boy practice throwing at free App State baseball clinic, Sept. 29, 2021

    Youth baseball and softball registration ends Friday

    Parents have until Friday, March 11, 2022, to sign their kids up for City of Lenoir youth baseball and softball. Read on...
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