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Residents asked to join county in Operation Green Light to honor veterans

Posted November 3, 2022 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleaseVeteran Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As Veterans Day approaches, New Hanover County residents are encouraged to participate in Operation Green Light, a national initiative to honor the service and sacrifice … Read More »


Non-County Agency Funding applications open November 10, training sessions held prior

Posted November 2, 2022 at 3:05 pm     Category: FinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Non-County Agency Funding online application portal for the 2023-24 fiscal year will open on November 10. All applications must be submitted by … Read More »


Residents encouraged to dispose of unneeded medication during Take Back Day

Posted October 28, 2022 at 9:15 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Making sure unused or unwanted prescription medication doesn’t fall into the wrong hands is important for community health and safety.   With National Prescription Drug Take … Read More »


Workforce Housing Advisory Committee Special Meeting to be held November 2

Posted October 25, 2022 at 10:41 am     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County/City of Wilmington Workforce Housing Advisory Committee will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, … Read More »


Updated COVID-19 boosters are now available to everyone 5 and older

Posted October 21, 2022 at 1:13 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Following Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorization and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendation, the Pandemic Operations Center is now offering updated bivalent COVID-19 boosters … Read More »


1898 Remembrance events feature an array of opportunities for learning, involvement

Posted October 20, 2022 at 3:15 pm     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In commemoration of the 124th anniversary of the 1898 Wilmington Massacre and Coup d’état, New Hanover County, the City of Wilmington and other local organizations … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted October 19, 2022 at 4:45 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

This notice has been updated as of November 1 to reflect additional appointment opportunities for the Non-County Agency Funding Committee. To provide opportunities for citizens to participate in county government, … Read More »


New Hanover County names Conners as Public Library Director

Posted October 14, 2022 at 12:40 pm     Category: LibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Dana Conners, a North Carolina native with nearly three decades of experience working in public libraries, has been selected as the new Director for the … Read More »


Health and Human Services encourages safe sleeping habits to protect infants

Posted October 13, 2022 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – With October designated as National Safe Sleep Awareness Month across the country, New Hanover County Health and Human Services is reminding residents just how important … Read More »


Public Notice: Agenda Review for October 13 canceled

Posted October 12, 2022 at 3:49 pm     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 October 13, 2022 at 4 p.m. … Read More »


Pandemic Operations Center updates operations, no longer providing on-site COVID testing

Posted October 7, 2022 at 2:00 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The Pandemic Operations Center will no longer provide on-site COVID-19 testing as part of its daily operations. This change comes based on the availability of … Read More »


Board of Commissioners approve funding to help create 152 new workforce housing units

Posted October 3, 2022 at 5:22 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At Monday’s meeting, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners approved the use of $3 million to help fund a pair of projects that will … Read More »


New Hanover County Public Health offers drive-thru flu vaccines in October

Posted October 3, 2022 at 1:00 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services’ Public Health will be offering drive-thru flu vaccines over the next two weeks. Flu vaccines will be given this … Read More »


County plans to resume normal operations Saturday as impacts from Hurricane Ian move out of area 

Posted September 30, 2022 at 4:54 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

This news release has been updated as of Saturday, October 1 at 9 a.m. with Parks openings and updates. NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Wind gusts from Hurricane Ian continue … Read More »


New Hanover County offices, attractions & courts closed Friday, September 30

Posted September 30, 2022 at 7:14 am     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is currently under a Hurricane Watch and a Tropical Storm Warning from Hurricane Ian. The storm has shifted slightly to the east … Read More »


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