New Hanover County is closely monitoring Hurricane Joaquin and a significant rainfall event with the potential to cause life threatening flooding.  Use the link provided for the latest on these events.


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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 … Read More »

State of Emergency Effective at 6:00 PM

Posted October 2, 2015 at 12:11 pm     Category: Cape Fear MuseumCommunications & OutreachEmergency Management and 911Fire ServicesHealthNews ReleaseSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A State of Emergency has been declared for New Hanover County and all municipalities effective today, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. in advance of torrential … Read More »

2015 Municipal Elections Voter Registration Deadline

Posted October 2, 2015 at 9:34 am     Category: ElectionsNews Release

(New Hanover County)– The voter registration deadline for the 2015 Municipal Elections will be Friday, October 9, 2015 at 5:00 PM. To access registration forms, visit our office at 230 Government … Read More »

Hurricane Joaquin Briefing to Board of Commissioners

Posted October 1, 2015 at 11:44 am     Category: Communications & OutreachEmergency Management and 911News Release

(New Hanover County)–  New Hanover County Emergency Management Director, Warren Lee will be briefing the board of commissioners later this afternoon on the progress of Hurricane Joaquin and the preparations … Read More »

Local Students to Promote Safe Walking to School on International Walk to School Day

Posted September 30, 2015 at 4:50 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- Safe Kids Cape Fear and Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO) are joining together with local law enforcement and local schools on October 7, 2015 in recognition … Read More »

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