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New Hanover County Public Health announces fifth death from COVID-19, urges residents to take precautions as case count rises

Posted May 29, 2020 at 4:20 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County saw its highest daily increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 this week, from 171 on Wednesday to 188 on Thursday. The fifth death in New Hanover County from … Read More »


New Hanover County Public Health officials identify COVID-19 in residential facility

Posted May 29, 2020 at 11:00 am     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANVOER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified two lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 among staff in a local congregate care facility. This meets the NC Department of Health and Human Services’ definition … Read More »


New Hanover County Approves of Phase 2 Outdoor Seating Guidance for ABC Permit Holders in Unincorporated New Hanover County

Posted May 27, 2020 at 5:11 pm     Category: County ManagerEmergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic HealthSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On May 24, 2020, the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Commission issued guidelines to temporarily allow on-premises ABC permit holders to include additional outdoor … Read More »


Senior Resource Center resumes free tax preparation service June 1

Posted May 27, 2020 at 12:10 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Senior Resource Center will resume the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program starting Monday, June 1, with drop-off services. The VITA … Read More »


Public Health announces 4th death related to COVID-19 in New Hanover County

Posted May 22, 2020 at 4:29 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Public Health officials were notified today of an additional death from COVID-19 in New Hanover County, bringing the total number of deaths in the county … Read More »


More county services reopen starting Tuesday

Posted May 22, 2020 at 1:29 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As part of Governor Cooper’s Safer at Home Phase 2 of reopening, New Hanover County will reopen more services, including curbside library services and park … Read More »


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

Posted May 22, 2020 at 11:37 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

New Hanover County, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold its Regular Board Meeting on June 1, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. … Read More »


New Hanover County continues expanded COVID-19 testing, shares Memorial Day safety reminders

Posted May 20, 2020 at 3:35 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will continue to offer expanded, community-wide COVID-19 diagnostic testing to residents in the weeks to come, based on the community’s need. The drive-through testing location, which has been in downtown … Read More »


Public Notice: Surplus property for sale to non-profits then general public

Posted May 20, 2020 at 10:48 am     Category: County CommissionersFinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution at its meeting on Monday, May 18, 2020, declaring certain personal property surplus to the county’s … Read More »


Board of Elections Special Meeting Notice

Posted May 19, 2020 at 1:25 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- The New Hanover County Board of Elections will hold a special meeting on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 4:30 PM for the purpose of discussing the … Read More »


New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopts CARES Act spending outline

Posted May 19, 2020 at 10:43 am     Category: County CommissionersFinanceNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners approved a budget outline for spending more than $4 million in funds allocated from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief … Read More »


Board of Commissioners approves and accepts Partnership Advisory Group’s Recommendation for NHRMC Partnership Focus

Posted May 18, 2020 at 4:06 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At its meeting on Monday, May 18, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved and accepted the Partnership Advisory Group’s (PAG) recommendation to … Read More »


Commissioners to hold June 15 Public Hearing on Government Center Redevelopment

Posted May 15, 2020 at 12:07 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the proposed Government Center redevelopment project and the associated development agreement, at … Read More »


New Hanover County Board of Commissioners to consider adjustments to Stormwater Services Program

Posted May 13, 2020 at 12:02 pm     Category: County CommissionersEngineeringNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The Board of Commissioners, at its May 18 meeting, will consider a resolution to modify the county’s Stormwater Services Program and delay the fee to property owners for one year due to the financial impacts of COVID-19 on residents, businesses, and … Read More »


Lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 increase with expanded testing available

Posted May 12, 2020 at 4:35 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Hanover County are increasing, as was expected with the implementation of expanded, community-wide testing that began April 29. As … Read More »


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