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Museum to Reopen on Friday, October 19

Posted October 18, 2018 at 11:00 am     Category: Cape Fear MuseumHurricane Recovery

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will reopen on Friday, October 19, 2018, at 9 a.m. after completing repairs due to damage caused by … Read More »

New Hanover County Opens Hurricane Florence Recovery Coordination Office

Posted October 15, 2018 at 3:22 pm     Category: Hurricane RecoveryNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County opened a Hurricane Florence Recovery Coordination Office today that will serve the county and its units of local government, as well as … Read More »

New Hanover County Updates for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Posted October 12, 2018 at 12:53 pm     Category: Emergency NewsHurricane Recovery

Below are several key updates as New Hanover County residents recover from Hurricane Florence. Debris Update New Hanover County has collected 349,833 cubic yards of vegetative debris and 573 cubic … Read More »

Special Flood Hazard Area damage assessments begin Wednesday

Posted October 10, 2018 at 10:22 am     Category: Emergency NewsHurricane Recovery

New Hanover County, NC – Officials from New Hanover County and FEMA will begin assessing buildings in Special Flood Hazard Areas for evidence of substantial damage from Hurricane Florence on … Read More »

Community Recovery Resource Center offers services through Saturday

Posted October 5, 2018 at 2:36 pm     Category: Emergency NewsHurricane Recovery

New Hanover County, NC – Saturday, October 6 is the last day to apply for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Program (D-SNAP), better known as Disaster Food Stamps, at the Community … Read More »

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 »

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