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Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Schedule Announced For Catawba County, Hickory

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday schedule has been announced for Catawba County and the City of Hickory. Catawba County government offices and facilities will observe the holiday next Monday (January 16) as follows:

Government offices will be closed and will reopen at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 17. The Catawba County Park System (Bakers Mountain, Mountain Creek, Riverbend and St. Stephens) will be open.

All Catawba County Library System branches (Newton, Claremont, Conover, Maiden, Sherrills Ford-Terrell, Southwest and St. Stephens) will be closed Monday and will reopen following their usual schedules.

The Blackburn Sanitary Landfill will be open. The Blackburn Construction & Demolition Landfill will be closed. The Blackburn Solid Waste & Recycling Convenience Center will be open. All other convenience centers (Bethany Church Road, Cooksville, Oxford and Sherrills Ford) are closed on Mondays. The Catawba County Animal Shelter is closed on Mondays.

The City of Hickory will close its offices on Monday and they will reopen on Tuesday.
Solid Waste collection services will operate on a normal schedule. The Hickory Public Library, the Patrick Beaver Memorial main facility and the Ridgeview Branch, will be closed Monday. The Administrative Offices and all recreation centers will be closed on Monday. Parks are open 365 days a year.