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Voter Registration Deadline Extended in New Hanover County

Posted October 4, 2018 at 10:39 am     Category: ElectionsHurricane Recovery

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Due to the impacts of Hurricane Florence, the North Carolina State Board of Elections & Ethics Enforcement has extended the voter registration deadline until 5:00 … Read More »

Community Recovery Resource Center opens Friday in New Hanover County

Posted September 27, 2018 at 10:49 am     Category: Emergency NewsHurricane Recovery

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will open a Community Recovery Resource Center on Friday, September 28 at Independence Mall to assist residents of New Hanover County and … Read More »

New Hanover County to administer Disaster Food Benefits starting Friday

Posted September 26, 2018 at 2:12 pm     Category: Emergency NewsHurricane Recovery

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Residents of New Hanover County can apply for Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), better known as “Disaster Food Stamps,” beginning Friday, September 28. Residents … Read More »

New Hanover County Updates: Attractions, Parks & Permits

Posted September 25, 2018 at 2:27 pm     Category: Emergency NewsHurricane Recovery

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is working hard to get county parks and attractions open to the public. Below is an update on openings as of Tuesday, … Read More »

Signs of recovery in New Hanover County: PODS scale back, County offices open Monday

Posted September 23, 2018 at 4:57 pm     Category: Emergency NewsHurricane Recovery

New Hanover County, NC – The three Points of Distribution Sites (PODS) that have provided cases of Meals Ready to Eat (MREs), water and tarps for the last six days, … Read More »

Free water testing kits for private wells

Posted September 22, 2018 at 6:01 pm     Category: Emergency NewsHurricane Recovery

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health is offering free drinking water test kits to New Hanover County residents with private water wells. Wells flooded as a … Read More »

Animal Services Unit and Building Safety Department Satellite Office Open to Serve Residents

Posted September 21, 2018 at 6:07 pm     Category: Emergency NewsHurricane Recovery

New Hanover County, N.C. – The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Unit is open and any animal dropped off prior to Hurricane Florence may be picked up at … Read More »

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