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Additional New Hanover County Shelter to Open Today at 6:30 p.m. 

Posted September 4, 2019 at 5:17 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Eaton Elementary School, located at 6701 Gordon Rd. in Wilmington, will open at 6:30 p.m. today for residents who are seeking shelter. Eaton is not … Read More »


New Hanover County officials declare a State of Emergency

Posted September 3, 2019 at 4:57 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A State of Emergency has been declared for New Hanover County effective today, September 3 at 5 p.m. in advance of Hurricane Dorian. “Hurricane Dorian … Read More »


Officials issue evacuation orders & open shelters in advance of Hurricane Dorian

Posted September 3, 2019 at 12:13 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In advance of Hurricane Dorian, a mandatory evacuation order has been issued for residents and visitors of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Figure … Read More »


Hurricane Dorian Media Briefing Tomorrow at Noon

Posted September 2, 2019 at 6:11 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A media briefing will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, September 3 at noon, to provide information about the latest forecast for Hurricane Dorian, as well as … Read More »


Public Notice: Changes to the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners September 3 and 16, 2019 Regular Meetings

Posted September 2, 2019 at 1:54 pm     Category: News ReleaseOther

New Hanover County, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners September 3, 2019 Regular Meeting has been canceled due to Hurricane Dorian. The … Read More »


New Hanover County to activate Emergency Operations Center & close county offices

Posted September 2, 2019 at 12:20 pm     Category: Emergency News

New Hanover County, NC – In preparation for Hurricane Dorian, New Hanover County will activate the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3. County employees, … Read More »


New Hanover County Fire Rescue Chief Donnie Hall appointed President of NC Association of Fire Chiefs

Posted August 29, 2019 at 1:55 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue Chief Donnie Hall was sworn in as the President of the North Carolina Association of Fire Chiefs (NCAFC) on Saturday, … Read More »


New Hanover County earns two statewide awards for innovation

Posted August 27, 2019 at 9:47 am     Category: Environmental ManagementNews ReleaseRecovery & Resilience

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County recently received two Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) Excellence in Innovation Awards given by the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners … Read More »


Public Notice: Board of Commissioners to consider resolution for surplus property

Posted August 22, 2019 at 11:50 am     Category: FinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will consider a resolution at their meeting on September 3, to declare a … Read More »


Public Notice: Location Change of Regular Board Meetings of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners

Posted August 21, 2019 at 9:19 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleaseOtherPublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the location of the following Regular Board Meetings of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners has been changed to … Read More »


New Hanover County shares report on comprehensive floodplain management

Posted August 20, 2019 at 5:07 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning 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 … Read More »


Property Tax Bills Arriving Soon

Posted August 19, 2019 at 10:31 am     Category: News ReleaseTax

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


Tufanna Bradley-Thomas named new Assistant County Manager

Posted August 16, 2019 at 9:39 am     Category: County ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Tufanna Bradley-Thomas has been selected to serve as an Assistant County Manager for New Hanover County beginning Tuesday, August 27. Bradley-Thomas has been the county’s … Read More »


Public Notice: Surplus property for sale to non-profits starting Aug. 15, general public Sept. 13

Posted August 15, 2019 at 11:10 am     Category: County CommissionersFinanceNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution at their meeting on Monday, August 12, 2019, declaring certain personal property surplus to the County’s … Read More »


Museum to Temporarily Close for Two Weeks for Repairs

Posted August 15, 2019 at 11:02 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will temporarily close on Saturday, August 24 through Monday, September 9 while building repairs caused by damage from … Read More »


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