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New Hanover County collaborates with community partners to provide additional wireless access for residents

Posted August 20, 2020 at 1:26 pm     Category: Information TechnologyNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is working with Live Oak Bank and New Hanover County Schools to increase free wireless internet access throughout the county for children, … Read More »


SQUIRRELS! Art Exhibit opens at Airlie Gardens on Saturday, August 22

Posted August 20, 2020 at 10:56 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Airlie Gardens will showcase SQUIRRELS! as its 8th-Annual Art Exhibit, from August 22 through November 30. This exhibit features ten oversized, fiberglass squirrel sculptures placed … Read More »


Public Notice: Location Change of the August 24, 2020 Regular Board Meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners

Posted August 19, 2020 at 9:31 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

New Hanover County, NC – Due to technical issues at the New Hanover County Historic Courthouse, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold its Regular Board Meeting on … Read More »


Public Notice: Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors to meet by teleconference August 19

Posted August 18, 2020 at 8:53 am     Category: News ReleasePublic NoticeSoil and Water Conservation

New Hanover County, NC – The New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold their monthly meet by teleconference on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at 8 … Read More »


New Hanover County Creates Online 1898 History Resource

Posted August 17, 2020 at 9:25 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – In a joint collaboration, New Hanover County’s Cape Fear Museum of History and Science, Public Library and Information Technology Department have worked together to create … Read More »


Property Tax bills arriving soon, contactless payments encouraged

Posted August 17, 2020 at 8:09 am     Category: News ReleaseTax

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Tax Department has started mailing real estate property tax bills, so property owners should receive their bill by the middle of … Read More »


New Hanover County COVID-19 weekly update: One death reported this week, number of outbreaks decrease

Posted August 14, 2020 at 4:42 pm     Category: News ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were notified of one death of a New Hanover County resident from COVID-19 this week, and are monitoring eight … Read More »


New Hanover County Public Libraries reopen for modified in-person services, continue online and curbside offerings

Posted August 13, 2020 at 10:53 am     Category: LibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Libraries will begin phasing in more services, including time-limited computer use and quick visits to browse and check-out books, in addition … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted August 12, 2020 at 8:46 am     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 shares report on comprehensive floodplain management

Posted August 11, 2020 at 11:19 am     Category: News ReleaseOtherPlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To show the county’s strategies to reduce floodplain hazards, as well as ensure homeowners receive discounted flood insurance rates, New Hanover County has completed its annual … Read More »


New Hanover County 4-H’ers attend NC 4-H Congress

Posted August 11, 2020 at 10:27 am     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

A delegation of three New Hanover County 4-H members participated in North Carolina 4-H Congress, which was held virtually this year. Olivia Burns, Jordyn Smith, and Madilyn Smith represented New … Read More »


New Hanover County to offer child care, housing assistance with CARES Act funding

Posted August 10, 2020 at 4:22 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleaseOtherPublic HealthRecovery & ResilienceSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Beginning Tuesday, August 11, families and households impacted financially from the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for child care and/or housing assistance through COVID-19 Child Care … Read More »


Public Notice: Location Change of the August 10, 2020 Regular Board Meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners

Posted August 10, 2020 at 12:44 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

New Hanover County, NC – Due to an issue with the HVAC system at the New Hanover County Historic Courthouse, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold its … Read More »


New Hanover County COVID-19 weekly update: No reported deaths this week, 2,040 presumably recovered

Posted August 7, 2020 at 5:16 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were not notified of any deaths of New Hanover County residents from COVID-19 this week, and starting today will … Read More »


Board of Elections Regular Meeting Notice

Posted August 7, 2020 at 8:22 am     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on August 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM in Suite 34 of the New Hanover County Government … Read More »


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