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New Hanover County to hold hurricane exercise Wednesday

Posted May 31, 2016 at 1:38 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County government will mark the start of the 2016 hurricane season by hosting a countywide preparedness exercise Wednesday, June 1 at the county’s Emergency Operations Center … Read More »

Hennessee receives Mary Antley Telecommunicator of the Year Award

Posted April 18, 2016 at 12:48 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Emergency Management, 911 Communications Director Warren Lee and Deputy Director Debora Cottle are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2016 Mary … Read More »

County offices and venues to close at 2 p.m.

Posted February 24, 2016 at 12:36 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – All New Hanover County offices and venues (County parks, libraries and the Cape Fear Museum) will be closing today at 2 p.m. The New Hanover … Read More »

Storm and Flood Information

Posted October 9, 2015 at 4:01 pm     Category: Emergency Management

The following information is being provided to assist those with any remaining storm related questions: Edgewater Club Road Update Storm Response Flyer Edgewater Club Road DOT Letter NCDOT News Release: … Read More »

New Hanover County Responds to Road Closure

Posted October 6, 2015 at 4:48 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementFire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — As a result of the over 14 inches of rain that has fallen in the area over the past 7 days, standing water on Edgewater Club … Read More »

Remain indoors and monitor storm

Posted October 4, 2015 at 4:43 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementLibraryNews ReleaseParks and GardensPublic Health

(New Hanover County)–New Hanover County Emergency officials encourage residents to take heed of the warnings from the National Weather Service. (NWS) to remain indoors, and to protect themselves and their … Read More »

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 »

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