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New Hanover County Receives 28th-Consecutive National Budget Award

Posted May 20, 2019 at 11:53 am     Category: FinanceNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – At today’s New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting, the county’s Finance Department was recognized for receiving the county’s 28th consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the … Read More »

New Hanover County Employees Graduate from UNCW Continuing Education Program

Posted May 17, 2019 at 2:13 pm     Category: Human ResourcesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – This week, eleven New Hanover County employees graduated from the county’s SERVE Professional Development Academy, which is a partnership with UNCW’s Continuing and Professional Education. … Read More »

New Hanover County relies on NCDEQ to understand results of groundwater samples

Posted May 9, 2019 at 6:15 pm     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) has notified New Hanover County of recent groundwater tests that show detections of PFAS compounds in six wells that … Read More »

New Hanover County Urges Residents to Update Emergency Plans and Kits

Posted May 6, 2019 at 5:09 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementHurricane RecoveryNews Release

May 5-11 is North Carolina Hurricane Preparedness Week New Hanover County – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners have proclaimed May 5-11 as Hurricane Preparedness Week, and encourage residents … Read More »

New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted May 3, 2019 at 12:40 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To provide opportunities for citizens to participate in county government, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is seeking interested citizens to apply for appointment … Read More »

New Hanover County Employees Recognized for Stellar Service

Posted May 2, 2019 at 1:24 pm     Category: Human ResourcesNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County employees were celebrated and thanked at the fifth-annual Reach for the Stars Awards Banquet on Wednesday, May 1. The Board of Commissioners … Read More »

UPDATED Public Notice: Sub-Committee Meetings for Community Relations Advisory Committee

Posted April 30, 2019 at 9:47 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Notice

Update: the sub-committee meeting dates for the New Hanover County/City of Wilmington Community Relations Advisory Committee have been revised. The new meeting information has been updated in the public notice below. Public … Read More »

Public Notice: Donation of Surplus Property to Cameron Art Museum

Posted April 29, 2019 at 12:52 pm     Category: FinanceLibraryNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At the meeting scheduled for Monday, May 6, 2019, at 4 p.m., New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will consider a resolution to declare a … Read More »

New Hanover County’s Pine Valley Library to celebrate grand opening on May 6

Posted April 16, 2019 at 1:53 pm     Category: LibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Library’s Pine Valley Branch will open to the public on Monday, May 6. A short dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony will … Read More »

Commissioners to explore additional options for Project Grace, hold Community Forum

Posted April 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleaseStrategy

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At today’s New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting, Commissioners discussed Project Grace and unanimously approved a motion to explore alternative options for the county-owned … Read More »

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