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County COVID-19 metrics show positive trends, emphasize need to continue protective measures

Posted September 23, 2021 at 4:22 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s COVID-19 percent positivity rate and hospitalizations have decreased slightly over the past few weeks, showing early indicators that the severity of COVID-19 … Read More »


New Hanover County, City of Wilmington, and Chamber of Commerce Announce 192 Grants Awarded to Business Impacted by COVID-19

Posted September 22, 2021 at 8:51 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington provide $4,212,112 in funding for the Hospitality, Retail & Service Grant NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce has … Read More »


New Hanover County Fire Rescue Dedicates New Fire Engine

Posted September 17, 2021 at 9:10 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue dedicated its newest fire truck, Engine 19, this week in a virtual ceremony. Fire Engine 19 will be stationed at … Read More »


New Hanover County reports record-high 37 COVID-19 deaths in the past week

Posted September 16, 2021 at 4:39 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials reported 37 deaths from COVID-19 over the past week, bringing the total number of county residents who have died … Read More »


Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus found in local mosquito

Posted September 13, 2021 at 2:57 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

*This press release has been updated to reflect the correct location of the positive EEE pool. The state informed New Hanover County on September 16 that the CDC lab made … Read More »


Eight additional COVID-19 deaths reported, officials urge vaccination & face coverings

Posted September 9, 2021 at 4:02 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials reported eight deaths from COVID-19 in the first week of September, bringing the total number of county residents who … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted September 8, 2021 at 4:09 pm     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 »


New Hanover County launches program to help close the gap between income and rent, applications due September 20

Posted September 7, 2021 at 12:13 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County launched its Workforce Housing Gap Rental Assistance Program today, September 7, and applications will be accepted through Monday, September 20, 2021. The … Read More »


Commissioners make funding commitment to support safer schools, violence prevention and intervention

Posted September 3, 2021 at 1:37 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners met with the Board of Education, law enforcement, and other community officials to discuss this week’s school … Read More »


New Hanover County reports 25 COVID-19 deaths in August, urges safe activities over holiday weekend

Posted September 2, 2021 at 4:11 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –New Hanover County Public Health officials were notified of 25 resident deaths from COVID-19 in the month of August, the highest number of deaths from the virus reported in a single month since January 2021. There were 2,544 new … Read More »


New Hanover County launches Homeowner Assistance Program

Posted September 1, 2021 at 11:56 am     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County launched its Homeowner Assistance Program today, September 1. The program will provide assistance to homeowners living in New Hanover County that have … Read More »


Public Notice: September 2 Board of Commissioners Agenda Review Canceled

Posted September 1, 2021 at 8:48 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Agenda Review meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners scheduled for Thursday, September 2, 2021, at 4:00 … Read More »


Public Notice: Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors to offer virtual option for September 1 meeting

Posted August 31, 2021 at 4:25 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic NoticeSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will offer a virtual option for their monthly meeting … Read More »


Public Notice: Joint Special Meeting with New Hanover County Board of Education

Posted August 31, 2021 at 12:44 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a Joint Special Meeting with the New Hanover County Board of Education on Friday, September 3, … Read More »


Public Health Rule now in place requiring face coverings inside all public places

Posted August 31, 2021 at 10:57 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Following a public hearing today, the New Hanover County Health and Human Services (HHS) Board voted unanimously to implement a health rule that mandates face … Read More »


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