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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 »

New Hanover County names new Chief Financial Officer

Posted May 23, 2022 at 8:41 am     Category: County ManagerFinanceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Eric Credle, a 30-plus year veteran of the financial sector in North Carolina, has been selected as the new Chief Financial Officer for New Hanover County. … Read More »

New Hanover County first responders to receive pay increase 

Posted April 18, 2022 at 11:10 am     Category: 911 CommunicationsCounty CommissionersCounty ManagerFire RescueNews ReleaseSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County announced today that its frontline first responders in 911 Communications, Fire Rescue and the Sheriff’s Office will receive a pay increase, in … Read More »

Lisa Wurtzbacher named newest Assistant County Manager

Posted April 6, 2022 at 12:39 pm     Category: County ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Lisa Wurtzbacher has been selected to serve as an Assistant County Manager for New Hanover County beginning Monday, May 9. Wurtzbacher has been the county’s … Read More »

Cedric Harrison named Port City United Director

Posted March 17, 2022 at 12:04 pm     Category: County ManagerNews ReleasePort City United

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Cedric Harrison has been named the Director for Port City United (PCU), a county department created to help reduce violence and provide connections and resources … Read More »

New Hanover County announces creation of Port City United

Posted February 1, 2022 at 3:46 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, New Hanover County officially announced the creation of Port City United, a new county department that will facilitate, coordinate, and implement several of the … Read More »

Survey highlights citizens feelings on safety in schools, community 

Posted November 30, 2021 at 4:12 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At Tuesday’s joint meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners and New Hanover County Board of Education, members were provided with an overview of the … 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 »

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 »

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 »

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