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Ten County Programs Receive National Recognition

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Ten innovative programs in New Hanover County were recognized this week by the National Association of Counties (NACo) through the Achievement Awards Program. The awards … Read More »

Fire Sprinklers Save Lives and Reduce Damage

Posted June 2, 2016 at 11:52 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue will be promoting fire and life safety throughout the upcoming summer months. Their topic this week is the benefit of … Read More »

New Hanover County Fire Rescue partners with Pender County for improved Property Protection Class rating

Posted April 13, 2016 at 9:23 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

  NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In December 2015, New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution authorizing Pender EMS and Fire to provide coverage to the Island Creek … 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 »

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 »

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 »

Development Services Open House

Posted January 22, 2015 at 9:15 am     Category: EngineeringFire RescueNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is pleased to announce that an open house will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. … Read More »

Firefighters to conduct annual Boot Drive for MDA

Posted November 14, 2014 at 1:15 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC — Members of the New Hanover County Fire/Rescue, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), will celebrate firefighters’ 60-year partnership, and will kick off their annual … Read More »

Wednesday, Oct. 29, Informational meetings on fire report

Posted October 23, 2014 at 10:57 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Wednesday, Oct. 29, the City of Wilmington and New Hanover County will hold two informational meetings about the results of a feasibility study to … Read More »

Free car seat inspections during Child Passenger Safety Week

Posted August 27, 2014 at 8:33 am     Category: Fire RescueNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Safe Kids Cape Fear urges parents and caregivers of New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick counties to make sure their car seats and booster seats are … Read More »

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