Memorial Day closings for New Hanover County government offices; attractions open

Posted May 23, 2014 at 11:26 am     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – New Hanover County will close its administrative offices Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. County offices will reopen and resume normal hours of operation Tuesday, May 27.

New Hanover County Library:
All New Hanover County branch libraries will be open during regular hours Saturday, May 24, however, all branch libraries will be closed Sunday, May 25 and Monday, May 26. For more information about library locations and hours visit

New Hanover County Department of Social Services:
All units of the New Hanover County Department of Social Services (DSS) will be closed Monday, May 26. Residents are encouraged to call 911 to reach an on call social worker to report child abuse and neglect.

New Hanover County Landfill:
The Landfill will be operating on a normal schedule Monday, May 27.

New Hanover County Attractions:
Airlie Gardens located at 300 Airlie Road in Wilmington is open Monday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information about Airlie Gardens visit or call (910) 798-7700.

The Cape Fear Museum located at 814 Market Street in Wilmington is open Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  For more information about the Museum visit or call (910) 798-4350.

New Hanover County Parks will operate on a normal schedule Monday. For more information about park locations and hours visit


Media Contact:

Charles Smith
Public Information Officer
(910) 798-7446

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