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Hildebran Mayor Wendell ...
Hildebran Mayor Wendell Hildebrand did not file for re-election.
Wendell Hildebrand, mayor of ...
Wendell Hildebrand, mayor of Hildebran, said the property won't have to be rezoned because it's in the town's central business district and is already zoned for business.
The developer will have to present plans for the property to the town planner, Hildebrand
"We're very fortunate," Hildebrand
Bojangles' and Dollar General
also are expected to locate in the town. Hildebrand
believes the reason the town is so attractive to business in these economic tough times is its close proximity to Interstate 40.He
said the town also is considered part of the greater Hickory area but is part of Burke County.
Hildebran mayor Wendell ...
Hildebran mayor Wendell Hildebrand discusses heritage development plans for the community while visiting the Hildebran history museum, temporarily housed in the old elementary school.
...Built in 1917, the former one-room school house evolved through the years with the buildings used for education for more than 70 years, said Mayor Wendell Hildebrand.
It ceased to be a school in the late 1980s, and after sitting vacant for several years with roof leaks and broken windows, it was almost torn down."There was a debate over tearing the building down and with a 3-2 vote a new roof was put on," Hildebrand
said, and the town offices moved in.
We are now looking at the building being renovated and brought up to code," Hildebrand
said.If it's possible, loft apartments could be included in the original building, he
said, "To me, this is a symbol of our town like the courthouse is to Morganton and the Waldensian Church
is to Valdese."In addition, the town hopes to have the former depot donated back to the town and relocated to the town complex where everybody can see it, Hildebrand
said."We're not just looking to the past, but developing things for the future.This will be the center of town and it will help our economy, not just the present economy, but the future," Hildebrand
said of Icard Township.
"You have to dream before it becomes a reality, and right now we're dreaming," Hildebrand
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Wendell Hildebrand takes the ...
Wendell Hildebrand takes the oath of office while Hildebran Town Clerk Ella Caudle holds the paper for him to read from.
...The town council appointed Hildebrand to take late mayor Albert Parkhurst's post.
...Wendell Hildebrand, a town council member since 2001, accepted an appointment to the post.
said it was a bittersweet honor.Parkhurst, who lost his battle to cancer in April, was mayor for much of Hildebrand's - and Hildebran's - life.
went from dark hair to gray hair in this office so I guess that's what I can look forward to," said Hildebrand
added that council could have appointed a replacement at their last meeting in May.
- spelled the way it was in its original German, he
said - plans to run for mayor when his
appointment ends in December.In order to take the position, he
withdrew from his
council seat, which would have kept him in office until 2009.He
said council members and the town's four employees will make his
job as mayor easier.Hildebrand
is a general contractor and a native of Hildebran
Mayor Wendell Hildebrand ...
Mayor Wendell Hildebrand will host the rides that explore historical features of Hildebran.