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Sheryl Kelly named newest Assistant County Manager, Kathy Stoute to retire in September

Posted July 28, 2020 at 1:20 pm     Category: County ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Sheryl Kelly has been selected to serve as an Assistant County Manager for New Hanover County beginning Tuesday, August 25. Kelly has been the county’s … Read More »

New Hanover County Announces Linda Thompson as Chief Diversity and Equity Officer

Posted July 23, 2020 at 3:04 pm     Category: County ManagerDiversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County announced today that Linda Thompson has been named the Chief Diversity and Equity Officer and will lead the county’s newly-established Office of … Read More »

New Hanover County announces face covering policy on county property, local COVID-19 case counts continue to rise

Posted June 26, 2020 at 3:01 pm     Category: County ManagerEmergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In line with Governor Cooper’s Executive Order 147, New Hanover County has implemented a face coverings policy for county employees and the public that begins today, … Read More »

New Hanover County Government Center Redevelopment Moves Forward

Posted June 16, 2020 at 3:26 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – After holding a public hearing at its meeting on Monday, June 15, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a development agreement with … Read More »

New Hanover County establishes Office of Diversity and Equity

Posted June 9, 2020 at 8:47 am     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerDiversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – This week, New Hanover County Government established an Office of Diversity and Equity, with a mission to promote an inclusive and fair work environment and … Read More »

New Hanover County’s adopted budget continues important services, maintains tax rate

Posted June 2, 2020 at 8:40 am     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerFinanceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On June 1, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopted a $399.6 million balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, which begins July 1. The … Read More »

New Hanover County Approves of Phase 2 Outdoor Seating Guidance for ABC Permit Holders in Unincorporated New Hanover County

Posted May 27, 2020 at 5:11 pm     Category: County ManagerEmergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic HealthSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On May 24, 2020, the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Commission issued guidelines to temporarily allow on-premises ABC permit holders to include additional outdoor … Read More »

Commissioners to hold June 15 Public Hearing on Government Center Redevelopment

Posted May 15, 2020 at 12:07 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the proposed Government Center redevelopment project and the associated development agreement, at … Read More »

NHRMC Partnership Advisory Group Pauses Meeting Schedule

Posted March 20, 2020 at 4:07 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The citizen-led Partnership Advisory Group considering options for the future of New Hanover Regional Medical Center has paused its formal meeting schedule and evaluation process … Read More »

New Hanover County conveys more than 14 acres of property for affordable housing

Posted March 11, 2020 at 10:05 am     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At its March 9 meeting, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners authorized the conveyance of 14.36 acres of county-owned property at 3101 Castle Hayne … Read More »

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