Public school students in Catawba County returned to classes on Monday August 29. With that comes buses picking up and dropping off students, and school zones on the roads again. “We ask that everyone be mindful that traffic around our schools and in our school zones will increase during the first few weeks school is back in session,” Catawba County Sheriff Don Brown said. “Being patient with these expected delays and courteous to your fellow drivers will go a long way.”
The Long View Fire Department will be conducting hydrant flow tests beginning Monday, August 22, 2022. The Long View Fire Department will conduct hydrant flow tests on approximately 300 fire hydrants located throughout the Town of Long View. Hydrant flow tests are conducted each year to measure real-world pressure and flow in the water system and are required by the NC Department of Insurance and for firefighting modeling purposes. These tests are generally known as fire flow
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, a major component of North Carolina’s response to the virus will wind down. The state’s COVID-related state of emergency will end Aug. 15, Gov. Roy Cooper announced while signing a new state budget into law. The new budget, Cooper’s office said in the wake of the announcement, includes changes to “ensure flexibility” for the state Department of Health and Human Services as they continue to respond to the virus.
www.expncfoothills.com "We are excited to launch the NC Foothills Experience. Our region possesses so many great assets and things to do. This tool helps our residents and visitors easily access information, and it demonstrates how this area is the best of North Carolina," said Anthony Starr, WPCOG Executive Director. The web app, which can be found at expncfoothills.com, focuses on four key categories that contribute significantly to our region's high quality of life: Outdoo