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Senior Resource Center opening new nutrition site on December 1

Posted November 23, 2021 at 2:49 pm     Category: News ReleaseSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Starting December 1, seniors in New Hanover County will have a new location where they can receive nutritious meals at no cost. The Senior Resource … Read More »


Tufanna Bradley continues to enhance leadership expertise by completing fellowship program

Posted November 22, 2021 at 2:45 pm     Category: County ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As one of New Hanover County’s impressive and motivated leaders, Assistant County Manager Tufanna Bradley has added an additional credit to her toolkit, recently completing … Read More »


As the holidays approach, Public Health offers safety reminders

Posted November 18, 2021 at 3:59 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – With Thanksgiving set for next week and other holiday-related celebrations just around the corner, New Hanover County Health and Human Services is encouraging informed choices and continued safety measures to … Read More »


Public Notice: Joint Special Meeting with the New Hanover County Board of Education

Posted November 18, 2021 at 11:58 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a Joint Special Meeting with the New Hanover County Board of Education … Read More »


New Hanover County holds ceremonial beam raising for new Government Center

Posted November 16, 2021 at 4:55 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Construction on the new Government Center for New Hanover County reached another milestone Tuesday as county officials, employees, and site developers gathered for a ceremonial … Read More »


New Hanover County announces funding awards to 30 local nonprofits

Posted November 15, 2021 at 12:50 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is providing $700,000 to 30 local nonprofits that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19, through funding from the American Rescue Plan. The … Read More »


Face Covering Requirement in New Hanover County Lifted

Posted November 12, 2021 at 11:06 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At its meeting today, the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board voted to lift the health rule that requires face coverings in all … Read More »


Public forums look to build on discussion regarding community violence, school safety

Posted November 10, 2021 at 10:55 am     Category: County ManagerDiversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – In an effort to expand the ongoing conversation about violence in our community and safety within our schools, New Hanover County is hosting a pair of … Read More »


New Hanover County Fire Rescue Launch Fill the Boot Fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Association

Posted November 8, 2021 at 1:37 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC — New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) will continue its long tradition of support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) as they kick off the annual … Read More »


Volunteers needed for income tax assistance programs

Posted November 5, 2021 at 1:16 pm     Category: News ReleaseSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Filing taxes can be confusing, but two programs in New Hanover County are looking for dedicated individuals to guide fellow citizens through the process. The Volunteer … Read More »


Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines now available for children over age 5 at Public Health sites 

Posted November 4, 2021 at 4:23 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Following approval from the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and the FDA, New Hanover County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is now administering Pfizer (Comirnaty) COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11.   “We … Read More »


New Hanover County applauds DEQ’s actions requiring Chemours to assess contamination in local groundwater

Posted November 3, 2021 at 3:56 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced that they have determined that Chemours is responsible for contamination of groundwater monitoring wells and … Read More »


Non-County Agency Funding Applications to Open November 12 with Training Session Held Prior

Posted November 3, 2021 at 2:11 pm     Category: FinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Non-County Agency Funding process will open on November 12, 2021, and applications will be due on January 10, 2022, for the 2022-2023 … Read More »


Weeklong celebration of Veterans starts this weekend in New Hanover County

Posted November 3, 2021 at 8:52 am     Category: News ReleaseVeteran Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As part of a weeklong celebration of local Veterans, several events are scheduled to take place around New Hanover County in conjunction with Veteran’s Day.   “We are grateful … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted November 2, 2021 at 3:48 pm     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: New Hanover … Read More »


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