Signing up is easy!Get news and weather alerts on your mobile devices.
Step 1:Provide us with your name and mobile carrier information, then select the message groups you want to receive.
Step 2: In about a minute, a 5-digit Authorization Code will be sent to your cell phone, PDA or pager to ensure it's text-enabled. Enter the 5-digit Authorization Code online to complete the sign-up process.
*You can receive*1. Breaking News Alerts - be alerted when news breaks in Hickory and around the nation.2. Severe Weather Alerts - be alerted to severe weather and receive emergency notification information. 3. Sports News - stay up-to-date on breaking sports news.4. Headlines - get a daily text message to let you know what we're working on for tomorrow's paper.5. Contests - participate in contests and win great prizes!6. School Closings - be notified when school is cancelled in our area.7. Election Results - be the first to know results in our area.8. Polls - let us know what you think.
Sign-up Below!This is an FCC CAN-SPAM Compliant application. Your information will be kept private. Msg & Data Rates May Apply. Please check your cell phone plan for any text message fees your wireless provider may charge.
Please complete the information below.
In the next step of the sign up process, we will send a personal authorization code to your mobile phone.
You will need to enter the code in the next screen within (5) minutes in order to verify and complete your enrollment in the system.
Important: Our systems are tested for performance and reliability on a frequent basis. However, normal network transmission limitations can occur from time-to-time and may cause delays in the receipt of messages.