New Hanover County State of Emergency effective at 6 p.m.

Posted October 2, 2015 at 5:43 pm     Category: News Release

Based on current conditions, Vice Chairman Beth Dawson on behalf of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners signed the Proclamation of the State of Emergency for New Hanover County on October 2, 2015 to be effective at 6 pm.

“Out of an abundance of caution, and concern for the health, safety and welfare of our citizens we are taking this step to encourage appropriate preparation and safety measures,” said Vice Chairman Dawson.

A flood watch remains in effect.

For additional information on monitoring the situation, please refer to www.emergencynhc.com, NHCTV and local media.

Contact:
Ruth Smith
910-798-7177

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