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New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted July 10, 2015 at 8:26 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Many opportunities exist for citizens who have a desire to become more involved with issues that affect the future of New Hanover County to volunteer. The New Hanover … Read More »

DSS Board names new director

Posted July 2, 2015 at 2:20 pm     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Social Services has announced a new social services director. Michelle Winstead will officially transition into the role on Tuesday, July … Read More »

Walk your way to Wellness with New Hanover County Parks & Gardens

Posted July 1, 2015 at 7:38 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Parks & Gardens is partnering with local healthcare providers to host “Wellness Walks,” a free monthly guided walking program beginning July 11th. … Read More »

New Hanover County and City of Wilmington Finalize Agreement to Keep more Recyclables out of County Landfill

Posted June 30, 2015 at 3:55 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County and city of Wilmington have finalized an agreement that will help keep more recyclables out of the county landfill. The agreement with Sonoco … Read More »

Budget Director announces retirement

Posted June 30, 2015 at 3:35 pm     Category: News ReleaseStrategy & Budget

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Budget Director, Cam Griffin, has announced her plan to retire in the coming months. “It has been my honor and privilege to work … Read More »

Tickets on sale now for Family Fun Night at Airlie Gardens

Posted June 25, 2015 at 9:03 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Gather up your family and friends and head over to Airlie Gardens on Saturday, July 25th from 5-8pm for a magical evening of food, fun … Read More »

Hot Weather and Vehicles can be a Deadly Combination for Kids

Posted June 24, 2015 at 3:59 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

Heatstroke deaths are preventable with a few important tips NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC — In light of recent heat stroke related deaths, Safe Kids Cape Fear is working to increase … Read More »

Register of Deeds and Veteran Services initiating Veterans Discount Program

Posted June 22, 2015 at 3:38 pm     Category: News ReleaseRegister of DeedsVeteran Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – One of the responsibilities of the Register of Deeds office is to record approximately 31,000 Veterans’ DD 214 (discharge papers) in New Hanover County. The … Read More »

Community Health & Safety Expo coming to the Schwartz Center June 27

Posted June 22, 2015 at 2:37 pm     Category: Emergency Management and 911Environmental ManagementFinanceFire ServicesHealthNews ReleaseSheriff

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 »

Revised New Hanover County Digital Flood Maps Available for Review

Posted June 22, 2015 at 8:10 am     Category: Emergency Management and 911News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

RALEIGH, NC – Residents and business leaders in New Hanover County communities will have two opportunities in the next month to review and discuss the latest flood hazard and flood risk … Read More »

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