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A Message from Chair Olson-Boseman: Education and the County’s Budget

Posted June 1, 2021 at 3:24 pm     Category: County Commissioners

Opinion Article: Education, Education, Education By Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman Having the best schools, quality teachers, and the resources every child needs is so important, not only for the children … Read More »


Public Notice: Joint Special Meeting with the Wilmington City Council

Posted June 1, 2021 at 11:56 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a Joint Special Meeting with the Wilmington City Council on Tuesday, … Read More »


Nearly half of New Hanover County residents have received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Posted May 27, 2021 at 4:26 pm     Category: News ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Approximately 113,718 residents of New Hanover County have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, meaning more than 48 percent of the population … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Membership Makes Sense

Posted May 26, 2021 at 1:26 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum is hosting a membership drive beginning May 26 through June 16, 2021 and will offer $10 off family memberships. If you are … Read More »


New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Vice-Chair Deb Hays Selected to The Hunt State Policy Fellows Program

Posted May 24, 2021 at 3:48 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, the Hunt Institute announced the members of its inaugural cohort of the Hunt State Policy Fellows Program, naming New Hanover County Board of Commissioners’ … Read More »


Burning ban issued for unincorporated areas of New Hanover County

Posted May 24, 2021 at 11:30 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue has issued a burning ban effective at noon today, Monday, May 24, because of the high heat and drought conditions, … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted May 24, 2021 at 8:27 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleaseOtherPublic 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 »


New Hanover County Announces “Read across the County” Initiative

Posted May 21, 2021 at 9:18 am     Category: LibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Library, the Office of Diversity and Equity, and Friends of the Library are partnering on a “Read across the County” initiative … Read More »


New Hanover County 7th in state for COVID-19 vaccinations

Posted May 20, 2021 at 3:49 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, 47.6 percent of New Hanover County residents are partially vaccinated against COVID-19, ranking New … Read More »


Public Notice: Location change for New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District monthly meetings

Posted May 18, 2021 at 1:59 pm     Category: News ReleaseOtherPublic NoticeSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the location for upcoming New Hanover Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors monthly meetings has changed to a … Read More »


New Hanover County Fire Rescue achieves improved fire rating, leading to lower fire insurance rates for residents

Posted May 18, 2021 at 9:38 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) has received an improved fire response rating – going from a four to a two rating – from the … Read More »


New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopts 5-year Master Aging Plan, ensuring services and support for older adults now and in the future

Posted May 17, 2021 at 9:56 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleaseSenior Resource Center

New Hanover County, NC – At its meeting today, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopted a five-year Master Aging Plan (MAP), which will help shape the resources and services for older … Read More »


New Hanover County lifts mask restrictions and capacity limits for county facilities and properties

Posted May 14, 2021 at 5:08 pm     Category: County ManagerNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY –  Following new CDC guidance that fully vaccinated individuals can safely do most activities without wearing a mask or the need to social distance from others, Governor … Read More »


Public Health offers walk-up clinics for people 12 and older

Posted May 13, 2021 at 12:39 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services’ Public Health will expand COVID-19 vaccine availability to people 12 and older following the formal approval of the … Read More »


Public Notice: Location change for May and June New Hanover County Health & Human Services Board Meetings

Posted May 12, 2021 at 4:54 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board meetings on May 18 and June 15, 2021, will be held at … Read More »


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