Coronavirus Information

Message from the City Manager’s office:

COVID-19 is a highly contagious, respiratory virus with symptoms ranging from mild to severe. In the worst cases, people have died. So, it’s important that you and your family do your part by following the guidance of federal, state and local officials as it pertains to social distancing, following safer-at-home orders, hand washing and avoiding gatherings of larger than 10 people. 

This pandemic is spreading throughout the country. and the City of Kings Mountain continues to monitor and evaluate all policies and procedures on a daily basis. The safety and health of our employees and the public is our top priority as we strive to ensure the continuous delivery of services to our community. The City staff are working diligently to supply the needs of our citizens while minimizing their exposure. 

If you have flu like symptoms, are quarantined, or under self-quarantine, and need emergency services, please let the dispatcher know when you call 911. Sharing this information with 911 dispatchers will help our police, fire, and first responders take the necessary precautions to avoid any spread of COVID-19.  

Help our staff minimize face to face contact by the following:

  • Use our website and online resources. Call our main line if you need any assistance or have questions. (704)-734-0333
  • Contact us via email. We are utilizing email as much as possible. Department emails and phone numbers are on our website.
  • Pay your utilities via one of the options listed below. The City has multiple options for paying your utility bills:
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Temporary closures and modification to City operations:

All city buildings are conducting business, but access by the general public has been limited to essential services only. Garbage collections will continue on a normal schedule, unless notified otherwise. For police reports, please contact the records officer at (704) 734-4600, Monday-Friday from 8 AM - 5 PM.

The Patrick Senior Center is closed until further notice. All rentals at the Patrick Center have been cancelled. Please call about future dates. The Patrick Senior Center has Friday Drive-Thrus every Friday from 9 AM - 11 AM where older adults can get activities, treats or groceries. Please check their Facebook page or call for the latest information regarding food and medical transportation at (704) 734-0447. Every weekday at 10 AM, you can check the Senior Center’s Facebook Live for updates and interaction at

The library is closed to the public until further notice, but the library does have a drive-thru service to check out books and videos. Make sure to take advantage of their online resources while observing safe practices. Follow the library on Facebook for the latest News. For more information, please visit or call (704) 739-2371.

All special events planned in the City of Kings Mountain through August 31, 2020 have been cancelled.
Please visit the Special Events website for for the latest updates at