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New Hanover County continues COVID-19 protective measures, opens Museum, playgrounds, and splashpad, and adds more free Wi-Fi sites

Posted September 4, 2020 at 12:31 pm     Category: Cape Fear MuseumCounty ManagerInformation TechnologyNews ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Tuesday, Governor Roy Cooper announced the shift into Phase 2.5 of reopening. Mask mandates remain in place and starting at 5 p.m. Friday, September … Read More »


New Hanover County COVID-19 Update: Two more deaths, increase in young adult cases, importance of flu vaccine

Posted September 3, 2020 at 4:42 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were notified of two deaths of New Hanover County residents from COVID-19 this week, and are monitoring six outbreaks … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum to reopen on Tuesday, September 8 with safety precautions in place

Posted September 3, 2020 at 10:24 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will reopen on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 9 a.m. after being closed for almost six months in … Read More »


Hurricane Isaias debris collection halfway complete, last day to bring debris to landfill for free is Monday, Sept. 7

Posted September 2, 2020 at 11:23 am     Category: Building SafetyEmergency ManagementEmergency NewsEnvironmental ManagementNews ReleaseTax

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has collected more than 104,000 cubic yards of vegetative debris from Hurricane Isaias since August 10, and is expected to complete debris … Read More »


New Hanover County Appoints Donna Fayko as Health and Human Services Agency Director

Posted August 31, 2020 at 3:55 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has appointed Donna Fayko as the county’s Health and Human Services Consolidated Agency director. Fayko will begin in this role on Tuesday, … Read More »


Public Notice: Location Change of the September 8, 2020 Regular Board Meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners

Posted August 31, 2020 at 1:22 pm     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 »


New Hanover County Soil and Water Conservation District Chair awarded prestigious Pelican Award

Posted August 31, 2020 at 8:26 am     Category: News ReleaseSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Soil and Water Conservation District Board Chair, William J. “Bill” Hart, has been awarded the 2020 Pelican Award for Decades of Outstanding … Read More »


COVID-19 in New Hanover County continues to level-off, community testing shifts to direct outreach

Posted August 28, 2020 at 3:28 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Cases of COVID-19 in New Hanover County continue to level off, averaging about 22 cases per day the past week, down from 53 per day … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board to hold Special Meeting Wednesday, August 26

Posted August 24, 2020 at 7:42 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. by teleconference. The … Read More »


New Hanover County COVID-19 weekly update: public dashboard available, data shows favorable trends

Posted August 21, 2020 at 1:58 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has developed a visual dashboard of the county’s COVID-19 data, which is updated nightly and available to view at Health.NHCgov.com/Coronavirus. Local data … Read More »


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 »


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