Thanksgiving holiday closings for New Hanover County government offices, attractions

Posted November 21, 2014 at 3:24 pm     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will close its administrative offices Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  On Monday, Dec. 1, all offices will reopen and resume normal hours of operation.

New Hanover County Library:
All New Hanover County branch libraries will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28.  For more information about library locations and hours, visit nhclibrary.org.  Normal hours will resume Saturday, Nov. 29.

New Hanover County Department of Social Services:
All units of the New Hanover County Department of Social Services (DSS) will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28.  During the holiday closing, residents should report child abuse and neglect or adult abuse and neglect, by calling 911 to reach an on-call social worker.  On Monday, Dec. 1, DSS will reopen and resume normal hours of operation.

New Hanover County Landfill:
The New Hanover County Landfill will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27.  The landfill will be operating on a normal schedule Friday, Nov 28. On Saturday, Nov. 29, the landfill will close at 2 p.m.

New Hanover County Attractions:
Airlie Gardens, at 300 Airlie Road in Wilmington, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27.   The Gardens will reopen at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 28 with Enchanted Airlie opening at 5 p.m.  For more information about Airlie Gardens, visit airliegardens.org or call (910) 798-7700.

The Cape Fear Museum, at 814 Market Street in Wilmington, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27.  The Museum will reopen at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 28.  For more information about Cape Fear Museum, visit capefearmuseum.com or call (910) 798-4350.

During the holiday closings, access to New Hanover County Parks will be unaffected. For more information about park locations , visit parks.nhcgov.com.

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Media Contact:

Charles Smith
Public Information Officer
(910) 798-7446

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