Category: County Manager

December 11, 2018

County Ends State of Emergency

The Catawba County Board of Commissioners...

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December 10, 2018

County Offices Reopen Tuesday

Most Catawba County offices and facilities will operate on a two-hour delay Tuesday, December 11, due to wintry conditions. Read more for detailed information...

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December 08, 2018

State of Emergency Declared

The Catawba County Board of Commissioners has declared a State of Emergency in Catawba County in preparation for Winter Storm Diego....

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November 16, 2018

Thanksgiving County Closures

Please note the following 2018 Thanksgiving closure details for Catawba County offices and facilities......

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October 18, 2018

2018 Employee of the Year

Catawba County Deputy Sheriff Dennis Pinkney has been named Catawba County’s 2018 Employee of the Year....

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September 17, 2018

County Libraries Reopen Today

The Catawba County Library System is returning to regular operating hours Monday, September 17. All branches will open at their normally scheduled times, as follows:...

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September 15, 2018

Chairman: "Stay Informed"

County Board Chairman Randy Isenhower speaks to residents about Hurricane Florence arriving in our area and encouraging everyone to stay informed so they can stay safe....

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September 15, 2018

County Parks & Libraries Close

Catawba County Parks and Libraries are closing at 5pm, Saturday, Sept. 15, in response to Hurricane Florence’s arrival. They will remain closed until further notice....

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September 14, 2018

State of Emergency Declared

The Catawba County Board of Commissioners has declared a State of Emergency in Catawba County due to the severe weather event affecting Catawba County....

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August 14, 2018

Corning Invests More in County

The City of Hickory, Catawba County, and the Catawba County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) announced they have signed the first tenant for Trivium Corporate Center....

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August 10, 2018

Barnes Reappointed by NACo

National Association of Counties reappointed Commissioner Kitty Barnes to a second term as chair of NACo’s Environment, Energy and Land Use Policy Steering Committee....

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August 09, 2018

Smithsonian Exhibit in Newton

The Catawba County History Museum was chosen by the NC Humanities Council to host “The Way We Worked” as part of the Museum on Main Street project....

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August 08, 2018

Two County Employees Awarded

The Greater Hickory Jaycees held their annual Distinguished Service Award ceremony with two County employees recognized for the work they do on the job and in the community....

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July 31, 2018

Gardening Q&A: George Place

The following Q & A represents a small sampling of the great questions that have come into our office recently....

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July 25, 2018

Seventh Rabies Case of 2018

On July 20, Catawba County Animal Services responded to a call from a Sherrills Ford resident whose cat had an altercation with a skunk exhibiting abnormal behavior....

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July 12, 2018

Sixth Rabies Case of 2018

Catawba County has confirmed the sixth case of rabies in the county this year....

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July 09, 2018

Fifth Rabies Case of 2018

Catawba County has confirmed the fifth case of rabies in the county this year....

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June 13, 2018

Dumpster Art Project Unveiled

Keep Catawba County Beautiful, Republic Services and Red Leaf Artist Collective unveiled a new collaborative Dumpster Art Project....

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June 12, 2018

Public Art at Justice Center

The Newton Public Art Commission recently added two new pieces of public art. The pieces are on display at the Newton-Conover Auditorium and the Catawba County Justice Center....

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June 11, 2018

Fourth Rabies Case of 2018

Catawba County has confirmed the fourth case of rabies in the county this year....

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May 22, 2018

No Interruption Rescue Service

Catawba Co. finalized agreements to provide medical first response and light rescue in rural districts currently served by Newton-Conover Rescue and Hickory Rescue Squad....

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May 18, 2018

New Tax Administrator Hired

Catawba County has hired Bradley D. Fowler, RES, AAS, to serve as Catawba County Tax Administrator beginning May 29....

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May 16, 2018

County's S&P Rating Elevated

S&P Global, the world’s leading provider of credit ratings, has raised its long-term general obligation debt rating on Catawba County from “AA-” to “AA.”...

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May 15, 2018

County Programs Win 3 NACo's

Three Catawba County programs have been recognized with 2018 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards. The awards honor innovative, effective county......

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May 14, 2018

Ground Breaking Ceremony

A special ground breaking ceremony is scheduled for Trivium Corporate Center in Hickory on Wednesday, May 16, at 3:00 p.m....

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May 14, 2018

Third Rabies Case of 2018

Catawba County has confirmed the third case of rabies in the county this year....

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May 14, 2018

Recommended FY 2018-19 Budget

Catawba County Manager Mick Berry presented his recommended Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget to the Catawba County Commissioners following the 5-04-18 Board Subcommittee meetings....

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May 11, 2018

Second Rabies Case of 2018

Catawba County has confirmed the second case of rabies in the county this year....

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May 07, 2018

25 Years of Service Honored

Catawba County honored employees with 25 or more years of service at the annual Quarter Century Club lunch at Catawba Country Club May 4....

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April 26, 2018

Teen attends Nat'l 4H Congress

Lauran Surratt, a 16-year old Hickory student, became involved with 4-H when she was only 8 years old after attending a 4-H program offered at a Hickory Recreation center....

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February 09, 2018

Second Claremont Spec Building

Construction of a second speculative building in Claremont International Business Park was recently completed and is available for lease or purchase....

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November 16, 2017

Justice Center Opening

Starting Monday, November 20, the main entrance to the new Catawba County Justice Center in Newton will be open for public access...

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