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February 9th’s Poetry Hickory Set, With Ruark & L-RU’s Brandes

Hickory - St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t occur until March, but Poetry Hickory is getting an early jump on everything Irish by featuring two poets, Gibbons Ruark and Dr. Rand Brandes, with backgrounds in Irish literature at the February 9 reading.
Originally from Raleigh, a graduate of UNC, and a former professor at UNCG and the University of Delaware, Gibbons Ruark, is an internationally renowned author of 9 collections of poetry and a continue...

City Grants Offered For Community Programs Supporting Diversity, Positive Human Relations

Hickory – The City of Hickory Community Relations Council (CRC) is currently seeking projects to fund for the current year and is inviting qualified groups or individuals to submit grant requests.
Every spring and fall, the CRC allows businesses, organizations, and individuals to apply for the CRC grants. Priority will generally be given to projects that are designed continue..

OUTright Youth Of Catawba County’s 5th Annual Signature Event Is Saturday, Feb. 6, Café Rule

Hickory - The OUTright Youth board of directors will host the 2016 Annual Signature Event, “An Evening of Distinction – Silhouettes on a Winter’s Evening” Saturday, February 6th, at 6:30 p.m. at Café Rule, 242 11th Ave. NE, Hickory, North Carolina.
Volunteers Ralph Doernberg, Wendy Johnson and Kate Cameron will be honored with the William E. Long Service Award at OUTright Youth’s 5th annual Signature Event on February 6 at Café Rule. The William E. Long Service Award is presented to individuals who continue...


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