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Commissioner Meeting Highlights

Posted January 6, 2015 at 11:59 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners met Monday, Dec. 5, 2014 at 4 p.m. Board meetings are broadcast live on Time Warner Channel 13/16.10 … Read More »

Board of Elections to hold Special Meeting Wednesday, Jan. 7

Posted January 5, 2015 at 9:30 am     Category: ElectionsNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Board of Elections will meet Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 at 10 a.m. in closed session pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 143-318.11(6) regarding personnel matters. This meeting will … Read More »

New Hanover County Library to host teen fashion design contest

Posted January 2, 2015 at 12:14 pm     Category: LibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Teenagers with creativity and fashion sense are challenged to design an outfit using discarded library books for New Hanover County Public Library’s Fashion Design Contest. Young … Read More »

New Hanover County Library introduces digital magazines for children with Flipster

Posted January 2, 2015 at 12:11 pm     Category: LibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Children with New Hanover County Public Library (NHCPL) cards can now go online to read Ranger Rick, Cricket, Boys’ Life, Ladybug, Click, and Ask! Arts and … Read More »

New Hanover County Library to host Black Film Festival

Posted January 2, 2015 at 12:00 pm     Category: LibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Library announces a Black History Film Festival honoring outstanding African American film directors, with a film showing each Sunday afternoon in … Read More »

New Hanover County installs permanent drop boxes for medication disposal

Posted December 29, 2014 at 4:08 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is pleased to announce two new permanent drop boxes that give residents safe new options to dispose of expired, unwanted medications. This … Read More »

NC Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Smoke free Restaurants and Bars

Posted December 29, 2014 at 4:05 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – January 2, 2015 marks the fifth anniversary of the North Carolina Smoke-Free Restaurants and Bars Law. Since 2010, people throughout North Carolina have enjoyed restaurants and … Read More »

Christmas Tree Recycling begins Dec. 26 in New Hanover County

Posted December 22, 2014 at 2:04 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Free Christmas tree recycling will begin the day after the Christmas holiday for New Hanover County residents. The New Hanover County Environmental Management department asks residents … Read More »

Holiday closings for New Hanover County government offices, attractions

Posted December 22, 2014 at 1:50 pm     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will close its administrative offices from Wednesday, Dec. 24 through Friday, Dec. 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday. County offices will reopen … Read More »

New Hanover County implements Text-to-911

Posted December 22, 2014 at 1:01 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Beginning today, 911 telecommunicators in New Hanover County can now receive text messages from customers of AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile. “Sending a text to … Read More »

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