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New Hanover County establishes Office of Diversity and Equity

Posted June 9, 2020 at 8:47 am     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – This week, New Hanover County Government established an Office of Diversity and Equity, with a mission to promote an inclusive and fair work environment and … Read More »


Curfew on gatherings lifted in unincorporated New Hanover County

Posted June 8, 2020 at 12:26 pm     Category: County CommissionersEmergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman has lifted the curfew for the unincorporated areas of the county effective today, June 8. The … Read More »


Public Notice: June 22 Public Hearing to Discuss NHRMC Proposals

Posted June 8, 2020 at 9:59 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 22 at 5 p.m. to discuss all six proposals received … Read More »


New Hanover County Public Health officials identify COVID-19 in congregate living facility

Posted June 5, 2020 at 6:23 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified two lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in a local congregate living facility. This meets the NC Department of Health and Human Services’ … Read More »


Public Notice: Regular Meeting of the New Hanover County Commission on African American History, Heritage & Culture to be held June 11

Posted June 5, 2020 at 3:41 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Commission on African American History, Heritage and Culture will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, June 11, … Read More »


Presentations Scheduled for Public to Hear from Health Systems Interested in Partnering with NHRMC

Posted June 5, 2020 at 8:29 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The public will have a chance to hear directly from three North Carolina health systems interested in partnering with New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) … Read More »


Board of Elections Regular Meeting Notice

Posted June 5, 2020 at 8:06 am     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on June 9, 2020 at 4:30 PM in Suite 34 of the New Hanover County Government … Read More »


28 new cases of COVID-19 reported in New Hanover County over the last two days bringing case count to 243

Posted June 4, 2020 at 5:19 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County health officials confirmed 28 additional cases of COVID-19 over the last two days, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 243. Additionally, … Read More »


Organizers announce Art in the Arboretum art and sale entries delayed to August 10

Posted June 4, 2020 at 1:57 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Organizers for the annual Art in the Arboretum art show and sale have announced entries will open August 10, 2020 for this year’s event currently … Read More »


New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board to meet by teleconference, consider repeal of local pool rule on June 16

Posted June 4, 2020 at 1:08 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 meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 8 a.m., will … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted June 4, 2020 at 8:41 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – 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 … Read More »


New Hanover County issues curfew that restricts gatherings beginning at 9 p.m.

Posted June 2, 2020 at 3:52 pm     Category: County CommissionersEmergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOther

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman has implemented a curfew for the unincorporated areas of the county until further notice. The curfew … Read More »


New Hanover County encourages residents to be ReadyNHC, consider COVID-19 in hurricane planning

Posted June 2, 2020 at 11:34 am     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Hurricane season began June 1, and New Hanover County officials are encouraging residents to be ReadyNHC and consider COVID-19 when preparing for impacts of storms … Read More »


New Hanover County’s adopted budget continues important services, maintains tax rate

Posted June 2, 2020 at 8:40 am     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerFinanceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On June 1, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopted a $399.6 million balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, which begins July 1. The … Read More »


New Hanover County’s Small Business Grant Applications Open Now Through Friday

Posted June 1, 2020 at 4:20 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Small businesses in New Hanover County that have been impacted by COVID-19 can apply now through Friday, June 5 for a $10,000 grant through the … Read More »


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