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COVID vaccines, boosters still available at Pandemic Operations Center

Posted March 25, 2022 at 9:04 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

 NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As metrics related to COVID-19 tracking in New Hanover County remain low, officials continue to encourage members of the community who are not yet vaccinated … Read More »


Local students shine at regional Soil and Water Envirothon event, move on to state

Posted March 24, 2022 at 1:00 pm     Category: News ReleaseSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Seven teams from New Hanover County will compete at the North Carolina Envirothon competition after a successful showing at the regional level.   More than 200 … Read More »


Quarter cent transportation sales tax moves forward for citizen vote in November 

Posted March 21, 2022 at 6:10 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At Monday’s meeting, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to move forward with adding a quarter cent transportation sales tax for citizens … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Non-County Agency Funding Committee to meet March 24

Posted March 18, 2022 at 2:05 pm     Category: FinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Non-County Agency Funding Committee will meet on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 9 a.m. for the purpose of … Read More »


On the two-year anniversary of first NHC COVID case, a letter to our community

Posted March 18, 2022 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

Dear neighbors, We have come a long way since March 11, 2020 when the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. All of our lives have been forever changed, … Read More »


Cedric Harrison named Port City United Director

Posted March 17, 2022 at 12:04 pm     Category: County ManagerNews ReleasePort City United

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Cedric Harrison has been named the Director for Port City United (PCU), a county department created to help reduce violence and provide connections and resources … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Board of Commissioners to hold western bank development Work Session on March 31

Posted March 16, 2022 at 3:46 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic Notice

Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a work session on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. to discuss and determine direction … Read More »


Public Notice: HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee to meet March 15

Posted March 11, 2022 at 5:16 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board’s Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 15, … Read More »


Walk-ins welcome for COVID vaccines and testing; CDC community level rated low

Posted March 11, 2022 at 8:58 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To provide flexibility to residents who need a free COVID-19 vaccine, booster or rapid test, the New Hanover County Pandemic Operations Center is now encouraging … Read More »


Public Notice: Board of Commissioners Budget Work Session set for March 17

Posted March 9, 2022 at 3:55 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a Budget Work Session on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. to discuss budget priorities … Read More »


New Hanover County Fire Rescue to conduct live fire training in Monkey Junction area on March 15

Posted March 9, 2022 at 1:25 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) will conduct a live fire training at 4606 S College Road in the Monkey Junction area on Tuesday, March 15, … Read More »


CDC releases new COVID-19 Community Level tool to help guide prevention steps 

Posted March 3, 2022 at 4:00 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

UPDATE: At the time of this release’s publication, the CDC COVID-19 Community Level for New Hanover County was Medium. Since that time, the level has been elevated to High. Recommendations … Read More »


New date added for donation drive to help displaced residents

Posted March 3, 2022 at 12:46 pm     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In an effort to help more than 150 local families displaced due to extensive mold remediation, New Hanover County, Wilmington Housing Authority, City of Wilmington, … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted March 3, 2022 at 9:36 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

To provide opportunities for citizens to participate in county government, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is seeking interested citizens to apply for appointment to the following: New Hanover … Read More »


Local officials support NCDEQ’s response to Chemours for greater community protections

Posted March 2, 2022 at 4:48 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) sent a letter to Chemours, directing them to expand the scope and detail of their proposed … Read More »


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