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New Hanover County encourages residents to follow the state’s mitigation recommendations

Posted March 12, 2020 at 5:29 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, Governor Roy Cooper and state health officials announced additional mitigation measures statewide to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Those recommendations are below, and … Read More »

New Hanover County conveys more than 14 acres of property for affordable housing

Posted March 11, 2020 at 10:05 am     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At its March 9 meeting, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners authorized the conveyance of 14.36 acres of county-owned property at 3101 Castle Hayne … Read More »

New Hanover County Recommends Social Distancing for Those At-Risk, Implements Event Guidance in Preparation of COVID-19

Posted March 10, 2020 at 4:40 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County officials are recommending those at risk of serious illness from the novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, to begin practicing social distancing, … Read More »

New Hanover County Health Officials Offer Advice for Residents to Prevent and Prepare for COVID-19

Posted March 6, 2020 at 5:29 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – There are currently no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in New Hanover County, but public health officials are encouraging residents to actively work … Read More »

No confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in New Hanover County, but preparation underway

Posted February 27, 2020 at 11:37 am     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) over the last two months with state and local partners, and is taking proactive steps … Read More »

“Cape Fear Counts” Census Campaign Underway

Posted February 25, 2020 at 11:02 am     Category: Communications & OutreachCounty CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington, along with elected officials, nonprofit leaders, and community advocates, have collaborated on a “Cape Fear Counts” campaign … Read More »

Public Notice: Upcoming Meeting Schedule for Non-County Agency Funding Committee

Posted February 17, 2020 at 11:17 am     Category: FinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that New Hanover County’s Non-County Agency Funding Committee will meet at 9 a.m. at the New Hanover County Government Center, 230 … Read More »

Public Health and Social Services operating from one building beginning Monday

Posted February 14, 2020 at 1:52 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The county’s Public Health Department will begin operating out of the new Health and Human Services building, located at 1650 Greenfield Street, on Monday, February … Read More »

Artists Needed for Airlie Gardens’ Squirrels! Art Exhibit, Coming July 2020

Posted February 13, 2020 at 11:31 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Airlie Gardens is looking for artists, or teams of artists, to decorate, paint, and adorn one of ten oversized fiberglass squirrels for the gardens’ newest … Read More »

Board of Commissioners Statement Regarding School System

Posted February 3, 2020 at 5:02 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

Below is a statement from New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman on behalf of the Board of Commissioners: “In light of the most recent allegations against a … Read More »

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