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Relief Efforts in New Hanover County 

Posted September 19, 2018 at 5:57 am     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Individuals and organizations that wish to volunteer for, or donate to, hurricane relief efforts in New Hanover County should email HurricaneRelief@nhcgov.com. Residents who are seeking … Read More »

County Business Operations and Emergency Repair Permits

Posted September 18, 2018 at 2:35 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – County offices will remain closed for business through Friday, September 21, because county staff are currently reassigned to emergency recovery duties. We hope to resume … Read More »

Media Briefing (9/18) to be held at 11:45 a.m.

Posted September 18, 2018 at 8:06 am     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A media briefing will be held today, Tuesday, September 18, at 11:45 a.m. to provide information about the latest information regarding Hurricane Florence. The briefing … Read More »

Food and Water Distribution Sites Update

Posted September 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County, in partnership with FEMA, the Civil Air Patrol and volunteers from General Electric, will be opening three Points of Distribution Sites (PODS) … Read More »

Media Briefing (9/17) to be held at 11:45 a.m.

Posted September 17, 2018 at 9:49 am     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A media briefing will be held today, Monday, September 17, at 11:45 a.m. to provide information about the latest information regarding Hurricane Florence. The briefing … Read More »

Statement from New Hanover County

Posted September 17, 2018 at 5:55 am     Category: Emergency News

New Hanover County, NC – This morning Emergency Medical Services responded to a call for an unresponsive person at Hoggard High School. “It is with great sadness I report that … Read More »

County offices remain closed, landfill to reopen Tuesday

Posted September 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – New Hanover County offices, with the exception of the county’s landfill, will remain closed for business until further notice. County staff have been reassigned to emergency … Read More »

Curfew extended, county opens post-storm shelter operations

Posted September 16, 2018 at 12:41 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington are extending the curfew that is already in place. The curfew will now begin at 8 p.m. … Read More »

Media briefing to be held at 11:45 a.m.

Posted September 16, 2018 at 8:54 am     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A media briefing will be held today, Sunday, September 16, at 11:45 a.m. to provide information about the latest information regarding Hurricane Florence. The briefing … Read More »

Residents Rescued from Homes and Vehicles Overnight

Posted September 16, 2018 at 7:21 am     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Numerous residents were rescued from flooded vehicles and homes in New Hanover County overnight. In the midst of heavy rainfall, first responder rescue teams from … Read More »

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