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New Hanover County Wins Seven National Achievement Awards

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been recognized with seven Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The seven awarded programs focus on treatment for opioid abuse, … Read More »

New Hanover County to host Conference on Government August 2 & 3

Posted July 9, 2019 at 10:57 am     Category: Communications & OutreachCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is hosting a “Conference on Government” to educate and engage the community about the inner workings of the county. The event will … Read More »

Community Relations Advisory Committee holds outreach events beginning next week

Posted June 6, 2019 at 9:19 am     Category: Communications & OutreachCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County & City of Wilmington Community Relations Advisory Committee (C-RAC) will begin offering a Community Resource Outreach Site on Monday, June 10 … Read More »

New Hanover County Appoints Jessica Loeper as Chief Communications Officer

Posted May 31, 2019 at 2:37 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachHuman ResourcesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Jessica Loeper has been named New Hanover County’s Chief Communications Officer (CCO). Loeper has served as interim CCO since January of this year. Prior to … Read More »

New Hanover County Produces Sixth Opioid Epidemic PSA

Posted February 15, 2019 at 11:41 am     Category: Communications & OutreachNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Communications and Outreach Department has produced a sixth public service announcement (PSA) aimed at raising awareness of the local opioid epidemic and its … Read More »

New Hanover County advocates to rebuild state-wide film industry

Posted January 11, 2019 at 11:03 am     Category: Communications & OutreachCounty CommissionersNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – At the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Legislative Goals Conference today, New Hanover County Commissioners Jonathan Barfield, Jr. and Rob Zapple advocated to rebuild the … Read More »

New Hanover County appoints interim chief communications officer

Posted January 4, 2019 at 1:39 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has appointed Jessica Loeper as interim chief communications officer (CCO) following the departure of former CCO Ruth Ravitz Smith. Loeper takes this … Read More »

New Hanover County Wins National Communications Award

Posted October 23, 2018 at 11:20 am     Category: Communications & OutreachNews ReleaseStrategy

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Communications & Outreach Department was awarded the Silver Circle Award by the City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA) for the county’s Strategic Plan … Read More »

New Hanover County Produces Fifth Opioid Epidemic PSA

Posted February 15, 2018 at 3:24 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Communications and Outreach Department has produced the fifth of six public service announcements (PSAs) aimed at raising awareness of the local opioid … Read More »

New Hanover County Files Opioid Lawsuit

Posted December 15, 2017 at 2:57 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachCounty AttorneyCounty CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On December 14, New Hanover County took a crucial step and filed a lawsuit against several of the country’s drug manufacturers and distributors. The lawsuit … Read More »

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