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Burn Ban lifted in unincorporated areas of New Hanover County starting Friday

Posted September 24, 2020 at 3:04 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews ReleaseRecovery & Resilience

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County officials will lift the ban on open burning in the unincorporated areas of the county on Friday, September 25, 2020. “With debris … Read More »

New Hanover County to offer child care, housing assistance with CARES Act funding

Posted August 10, 2020 at 4:22 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleaseOtherPublic HealthRecovery & ResilienceSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Beginning Tuesday, August 11, families and households impacted financially from the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for child care and/or housing assistance through COVID-19 Child Care … Read More »

New Hanover County Department and Staff Updates

Posted June 29, 2020 at 12:18 pm     Category: Facilities ManagementNews ReleaseRecovery & ResilienceStrategyVeteran Services

New Hanover County has several department updates and leadership changes, outlined below: Veteran Services Department The Veteran Services Department will be relocating to the county’s Health and Human Services building, … Read More »

Public Notice: New Hanover County Seeking Public Assistance Funding for Reimbursement for Repairs to Seabreeze Communications Tower Building

Posted January 17, 2020 at 11:36 am     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic NoticeRecovery & Resilience

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –  New Hanover County is seeking reimbursement in the amount of $60,707.73 through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance program for repairs made to … Read More »

New Hanover County has been awarded more than $4 million to remove Hurricane Florence debris from local creeks

Posted October 15, 2019 at 11:19 am     Category: EngineeringFinanceNews ReleaseRecovery & ResilienceSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been awarded $4,396,496 in federal assistance through the Emergency Watershed Protection Program to remove debris and sedimentation from streams and waterways … Read More »

Public Notice: Public Comment Period for Hazard Mitigation Grant for Buyout and Elevation of Damaged Homes, Stormwater Infrastructure Projects in New Hanover County

Posted September 27, 2019 at 7:58 am     Category: News ReleasePublic NoticeRecovery & Resilience

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As part of New Hanover County’s Long Term Hurricane Recovery Plan, New Hanover County applied on behalf of residents for buyout of their properties, or … Read More »

New Hanover County earns two statewide awards for innovation

Posted August 27, 2019 at 9:47 am     Category: Environmental ManagementNews ReleaseRecovery & Resilience

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County recently received two Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) Excellence in Innovation Awards given by the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners … Read More »

New Hanover County co-hosts August 14 information session on National Flood Insurance Program

Posted August 8, 2019 at 4:24 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land UseRecovery & Resilience

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County residents can learn about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and ways to prepare property so it qualifies for flood insurance discounts … Read More »

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 Urges Residents to Update Emergency Plans and Kits

Posted May 6, 2019 at 5:09 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleaseRecovery & Resilience

May 5-11 is North Carolina Hurricane Preparedness Week New Hanover County – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners have proclaimed May 5-11 as Hurricane Preparedness Week, and encourage residents … Read More »

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