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New Hanover declares State of Emergency effective at 6 p.m.

Posted October 2, 2015 at 11:46 am     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A State of Emergency has been declared for New Hanover County and all municipalities effective today, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. in advance of torrential … Read More »

2015 Municipal Elections Voter Registration Deadline

Posted October 2, 2015 at 9:34 am     Category: ElectionsNews Release

(New Hanover County)– The voter registration deadline for the 2015 Municipal Elections will be Friday, October 9, 2015 at 5:00 PM. To access registration forms, visit our office at 230 Government … Read More »

Hurricane Joaquin Briefing to Board of Commissioners

Posted October 1, 2015 at 11:44 am     Category: Communications & OutreachEmergency ManagementNews Release

(New Hanover County)–  New Hanover County Emergency Management Director, Warren Lee will be briefing the board of commissioners later this afternoon on the progress of Hurricane Joaquin and the preparations … Read More »

Local Students to Promote Safe Walking to School on International Walk to School Day

Posted September 30, 2015 at 4:50 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- Safe Kids Cape Fear and Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO) are joining together with local law enforcement and local schools on October 7, 2015 in recognition … Read More »

New Hanover County Leaders Learn from InterCity Leadership Visit on Economic Development and Quality of Place Issues

Posted September 25, 2015 at 8:21 am     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – An overnight visit earlier this week to a top tourism destination in the U.S. that also has a progressive economic development program is invigorating local … Read More »

Native Plant Festival

Posted September 25, 2015 at 7:42 am     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension ServiceLibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A Native Plant Festival is planned for Saturday, October 17 at the New Hanover County Arboretum, where a new Native Plant Garden is under development. Admission … Read More »

Commissioners cancel September 10 Agenda Review meeting

Posted September 9, 2015 at 10:44 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Agenda Review meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners scheduled for Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. … Read More »

New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted September 8, 2015 at 3:28 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

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. … Read More »

NHC Tax Administrator Delays Retirement

Posted September 4, 2015 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleaseTax

(New Hanover County)— Given the significant work that is currently being conducted by his office, New Hanover County Tax Administrator Roger Kelley has decided to delay his announced retirement for … Read More »

Labor Day closings & safety reminders

Posted September 3, 2015 at 11:50 am     Category: News Release

(New Hanover County)– The unofficial end of summer is upon us and New Hanover County government wants to remind residents and visitors to stay safe over the long weekend.  Thinking … Read More »

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