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Free car seat inspections during Child Passenger Safety Week

Posted August 27, 2014 at 8:33 am     Category: Fire RescueNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Safe Kids Cape Fear urges parents and caregivers of New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick counties to make sure their car seats and booster seats are … Read More »


Health department offers free prostate cancer screenings

Posted August 25, 2014 at 9:20 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health Department (NHCHD) will offer a free prostate cancer screening on Saturday, September 20 from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the … Read More »


Board of commissioners and city council to hold joint meeting

Posted August 21, 2014 at 7:00 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners and the Wilmington City Council will hold a joint meeting Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 10 a.m. The … Read More »


Cape Fear Hospice to assist New Hanover County through training partnership

Posted August 18, 2014 at 1:25 pm     Category: Human ResourcesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County partners with Cape Fear Hospice and Life Center to offer staff development training There are many practitioners and public servants of county … Read More »


New Hanover libraries now offer battery recycling drop-off

Posted August 18, 2014 at 1:23 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Residents of New Hanover County can begin taking spent batteries to any New Hanover County Public Library location for recycling.  This convenient service is the … Read More »


Four New Hanover County communities to get new fire hydrants

Posted August 18, 2014 at 1:04 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Services and Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is partnering to enhance firefighting efficiency Utilizing existing water lines, construction crews will soon … Read More »


Plan NHC – Public Meeting on August 12th

Posted August 11, 2014 at 12:12 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is continuing on course for creating the County’s first Comprehensive Plan, Plan NHC. This Comprehensive Plan will be used as a guide … Read More »


Airlie Gardens Officially “Opens” Restored Historic Gate

Posted August 11, 2014 at 11:36 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

New Hanover County, NC – After months of painstaking restoration, the historic Airlie Gardens Gate officially “opens” Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The … Read More »


Museum’s Longtime Volunteer and Store Manager to Retire

Posted August 6, 2014 at 5:55 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum’s Coordinator of Volunteer Services and Museum Store Manager Karen Smith is retiring on September 1, 2014. Smith began at the museum in 1991. During … Read More »


Coudriet appointed to NACo’s leadership team

Posted August 6, 2014 at 12:05 pm     Category: County ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – National Association of Counties (NACo) President Riki Hokama, has appointed New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet as Vice Chair of the Medicaid and Indigent Care Subcommittee, Health … Read More »


Local law enforcement officers to receive special training for enforcing bicycle and pedestrian safety laws.

Posted August 5, 2014 at 9:45 am     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

WILMINGTON, NC – Local area law enforcement officers will receive special training for enforcing bicycle and pedestrian safety laws as part of the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Watch for … Read More »


Museum Hosts Europe Trip

Posted August 1, 2014 at 3:58 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Need a holiday? Join Cape Fear Museum for a seven day trip abroad and guided group tour through Gate 1 Travel, Europe: Highlights of History April 12-19, … Read More »


Inclement weather cancels Airlie concert series

Posted August 1, 2014 at 12:29 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Due to inclement weather, the August 1 Airlie concert series has been canceled. The Airlie concert series will resume on Friday, August 15 with a performance by Signal Fire. Tickets … Read More »


New Hanover health officials confirm two cases of Eastern equine encephalitis

Posted August 1, 2014 at 12:04 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health Department encourages people to protect themselves from mosquito bites and the risk of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).  Recent testing in the local … Read More »


New Hanover Commissioners modify September meeting schedule

Posted August 1, 2014 at 11:56 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners September meeting dates have been changed as follows: An Agenda Review meeting will be held at 4:00 p.m. … Read More »


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