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New Hanover County installs permanent drop boxes for medication disposal

Posted December 29, 2014 at 4:08 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is pleased to announce two new permanent drop boxes that give residents safe new options to dispose of expired, unwanted medications. This … Read More »


NC Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Smoke free Restaurants and Bars

Posted December 29, 2014 at 4:05 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – January 2, 2015 marks the fifth anniversary of the North Carolina Smoke-Free Restaurants and Bars Law. Since 2010, people throughout North Carolina have enjoyed restaurants and … Read More »


Christmas Tree Recycling begins Dec. 26 in New Hanover County

Posted December 22, 2014 at 2:04 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Free Christmas tree recycling will begin the day after the Christmas holiday for New Hanover County residents. The New Hanover County Environmental Management department asks residents … Read More »


Holiday closings for New Hanover County government offices, attractions

Posted December 22, 2014 at 1:50 pm     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will close its administrative offices from Wednesday, Dec. 24 through Friday, Dec. 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday. County offices will reopen … Read More »


New Hanover County implements Text-to-911

Posted December 22, 2014 at 1:01 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Beginning today, 911 telecommunicators in New Hanover County can now receive text messages from customers of AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile. “Sending a text to … Read More »


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