Hickory – The City of Hickory will close its offices on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. City of Hickory offices will reopen on Friday, July 5, at 8:30 a.m.

Other city department closings and/or schedule updates:

Public Services

The Solid Waste Division and its services, including garbage and recycling pickup, will operate on a normal schedule on Independence Day.

Hickory Public Library

Hickory Public Library, the Patrick Beaver Memorial main facility and the Ridgeview Branch, will be closed on Thursday, July 4.

Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism

The Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Administrative Offices and all recreation centers will be closed on Thursday, July 4. Parks are open 365 days a year.

Hickory City Council

The Hickory City Council meeting regularly scheduled for Tuesday, July 2, has been canceled due to the holiday. The only Hickory City Council meeting in July will be held on Tuesday, July 16, at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Julian G. Whitener Municipal Building (Hickory City Hall).