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New Hanover County is no longer under any storm watches or warnings. Visit EmergencyNHC.com for more information.

New Hanover County services and attractions will resume normal operations on Saturday, October 1. Learn more here.

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County plans to resume normal operations Saturday as impacts from Hurricane Ian move out of area 

Posted September 30, 2022 at 4:54 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

This news release has been updated as of Saturday, October 1 at 9 a.m. with Parks openings and updates. NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Wind gusts from Hurricane Ian continue … Read More »


New Hanover County offices, attractions & courts closed Friday, September 30

Posted September 30, 2022 at 7:14 am     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is currently under a Hurricane Watch and a Tropical Storm Warning from Hurricane Ian. The storm has shifted slightly to the east … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted September 29, 2022 at 8:34 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

To provide opportunities for citizens to participate in county government, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is seeking interested citizens to apply for appointment to the following: Cape Fear … Read More »


New Hanover County actively monitoring Hurricane Ian

Posted September 28, 2022 at 5:10 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Emergency Management officials are closely monitoring Hurricane Ian and any potential impacts for our area. At this time, based on information from the … Read More »


Residents encouraged to learn more, attend information sessions for quarter-cent transportation sales tax

Posted September 27, 2022 at 10:18 am     Category: Communications & OutreachNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will be partnering in the community to hold pop-up information sessions for the quarter-cent transportation sales tax that will be on the … Read More »


CERT Training prepares residents to respond and help neighbors in emergencies

Posted September 23, 2022 at 11:30 am     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Registration is open to New Hanover County residents for the upcoming Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, which begins Tuesday, October 4. CERT training is designed to provide … Read More »


Project Grace lease agreement not approved by LGC, County plans to continue moving forward with library and museum facility

Posted September 22, 2022 at 5:33 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The Local Government Commission (LGC), which oversees local government’s finances, failed to approve New Hanover County’s lease agreement with Zimmer Development for Project Grace. The … Read More »


New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District to hold special meeting September 27, change October meeting date

Posted September 22, 2022 at 1:46 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic NoticeSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, September 27, … Read More »


Joint partnership between county and city aims to connect homeless with resources 

Posted September 19, 2022 at 9:59 am     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At Monday’s meeting, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a pilot program with the City of Wilmington to help connect individuals experiencing … Read More »


Project Grace Update: MOU revisions & LGC meeting 

Posted September 16, 2022 at 6:15 pm     Category: County Commissioners

Update, Monday, September 19: The Board of Commissioners, at its regular meeting on September 19, approved the updates to the Memorandum of Understanding with Zimmer Development Company, as outlined below. … Read More »


New Hanover County offers COVID vaccines, updated boosters and flu vaccines, free to all residents 

Posted September 16, 2022 at 8:54 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County COVID metrics continue to improve, resulting in the county remaining at the Low CDC Community Level for another week. The Pandemic Operations Center … Read More »


Public Notice: HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee to meet September 20

Posted September 15, 2022 at 11:42 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board’s Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. The … Read More »


County Commissioners, Manager appointed to National Association of Counties committees

Posted September 14, 2022 at 8:58 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Commissioners Rob Zapple and Jonathan Barfield Jr., along with County Manager Chris Coudriet, have been appointed to multiple committees within the National … Read More »


New Hanover County completes annual report, helps ensure discounted flood insurance rates for residents

Posted September 13, 2022 at 9:30 am     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To demonstrate county strategies to reduce floodplain hazards, as well as ensure homeowners can receive discounted flood insurance rates, New Hanover County has completed its … Read More »


Gap Rental Assistance program to continue under updated guidelines

Posted September 12, 2022 at 1:56 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To help lower income families in the community meet rental housing needs, New Hanover County will continue to offer the Workforce Housing Gap Rental Assistance … Read More »


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