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State of Emergency Effective at 6:00 PM

Posted October 2, 2015 at 12:11 pm     Category: Cape Fear MuseumCommunications & OutreachEmergency ManagementFire RescueNews ReleasePublic HealthSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A State of Emergency has been declared for New Hanover County and all municipalities effective today, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. in advance of torrential … Read More »

Hurricane Joaquin Briefing to Board of Commissioners

Posted October 1, 2015 at 11:44 am     Category: Communications & OutreachEmergency ManagementNews Release

(New Hanover County)–  New Hanover County Emergency Management Director, Warren Lee will be briefing the board of commissioners later this afternoon on the progress of Hurricane Joaquin and the preparations … Read More »

Community Health & Safety Expo coming to the Schwartz Center June 27

Posted June 22, 2015 at 2:37 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEnvironmental ManagementFinanceFire RescueNews ReleasePublic HealthSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s largest community health and safety event of the year will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2015 … Read More »

Revised New Hanover County Digital Flood Maps Available for Review

Posted June 22, 2015 at 8:10 am     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

RALEIGH, NC – Residents and business leaders in New Hanover County communities will have two opportunities in the next month to review and discuss the latest flood hazard and flood risk … Read More »

New Hanover County to hold hurricane exercise Wednesday

Posted June 3, 2015 at 6:34 am     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County government will mark the start of the 2015 hurricane season by hosting a countywide preparedness exercise today at the county’s emergency operations center. … Read More »

Smith achieves Executive Emergency Manager certification

Posted April 1, 2015 at 1:21 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Teresa Smith was recently recognized by North Carolina Emergency Management and joins an elite group of emergency professionals. Smith was recently approved by the North … Read More »

Registration open for Community Emergency Response Team Training (CERT)

Posted January 30, 2015 at 12:25 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County residents are invited to register for upcoming Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training which begins Monday, Feb. 12, 2015.  Remaining classes will be held on … Read More »

New Hanover County implements Text-to-911

Posted December 22, 2014 at 1:01 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Beginning today, 911 telecommunicators in New Hanover County can now receive text messages from customers of AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile. “Sending a text to … Read More »

Health officials to continue KI distribution next week in Kure Beach

Posted November 14, 2014 at 1:45 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County public health officials will continue their local distribution of free potassium iodide, or KI, tablets to New Hanover County residents who live … Read More »

New Hanover residents near Brunswick Nuclear Plant to receive KI tablets

Posted November 3, 2014 at 10:57 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County public health officials will provide free potassium iodide, or KI, tablets to New Hanover County residents who live within the 10-mile Emergency … Read More »

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