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New Hanover County receives sixth consecutive Triple-A bond rating

Posted October 1, 2018 at 12:28 pm     Category: County ManagerFinanceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has received a Triple-A bond rating, the highest rating a county can achieve, from both Moody’s Investor Services (Moody’s) and Standard & Poor’s … Read More »

Inadvertent Emergency Alert at Government Center

Posted August 1, 2018 at 2:38 pm     Category: County ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – This morning at the New Hanover County Government Center, the county’s emergency alert system was inadvertently activated through the county’s phone system. This was not … Read More »

New Hanover County Receives Six National Awards for Innovation

Posted July 16, 2018 at 1:58 pm     Category: Community Justice ServicesCounty ManagerFire ServicesLibraryNews ReleaseSenior Resource CenterSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been recognized with six Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The six awarded programs help to increase a … Read More »

New Hanover County’s 2018-19 Budget Invests in Residents

Posted June 14, 2018 at 2:46 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerFinanceNews ReleaseStrategy

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners has adopted a $332.9 million balanced budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 that includes a 1.5 cent cut … Read More »

New Hanover County’s FY18-19 Budget Approved

Posted June 4, 2018 at 5:25 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Following public hearings, New Hanover County Commissioners approved the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget at today’s meeting, including a property tax cut for the second year … Read More »

New Hanover County thanks employees for their public service

Posted May 2, 2018 at 3:31 pm     Category: County ManagerHuman ResourcesNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County employees were celebrated and thanked at the fourth-annual Reach for the Stars Awards Banquet on Tuesday, May 1. The Board of Commissioners … Read More »

New Hanover County to conduct public safety exercise at Government Center building

Posted October 16, 2017 at 12:56 pm     Category: County ManagerFire ServicesNews ReleaseSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Thursday, October 19, approximately 6-11 p.m., New Hanover County will hold a large-scale simulation and active shooter exercise at the Government Center, located at … Read More »

New Hanover County Reports Successes from Five-Year Strategic Plan

Posted September 19, 2017 at 3:46 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews ReleaseStrategy

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday, September 18, county staff presented a report of the strategic plan that has guided … Read More »

New Hanover County Response to NC DEQ

Posted August 31, 2017 at 2:35 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerHealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Commissioners, County Manager Chris Coudriet, and Public Health Director Phillip Tarte have released the following statement in response to today’s North Carolina … Read More »

Six County Programs Receive National Recognition

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been recognized with six Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards program recognizes innovative county government programs … Read More »

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