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New Hanover County Fire Rescue earns international accreditation

Posted August 17, 2022 at 1:08 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) has received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for meeting the rigorous criteria established … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Non-County Agency Funding Committee to meet August 18

Posted August 12, 2022 at 8:54 am     Category: FinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Non-County Agency Funding Committee will meet on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 9 a.m. for the purpose … Read More »


New Hanover County monitors monkeypox, offers vaccinations and education to reduce risk

Posted August 11, 2022 at 3:50 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Health and Human Services’ Public Health and Pandemic Operations teams have been monitoring the current global outbreak of monkeypox, what it means … Read More »


NC Search and Rescue Task Force 11 taking part in water rescue training August 15-16

Posted August 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – NC Search and Rescue Task Force 11, a joint team comprised of staff from New Hanover County Fire Rescue and the City of Wilmington Fire … Read More »


Op-Ed: September vote from LGC is a must for Project Grace lease agreement

Posted August 5, 2022 at 1:28 pm     Category: County Commissioners

Below is an editorial from the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners: It is a moment more than four years in the making and we, as a Board of Commissioners, … Read More »


Board of Elections Regular Meeting Notice

Posted August 5, 2022 at 12:29 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at 5:15 PM in the Long Leaf Room at the Board of … Read More »


Pandemic Operations Center to offer Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

Posted August 3, 2022 at 3:30 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Pandemic Operations Center will begin offering the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, August 4. Novavax has been granted Emergency Use Authorization from … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted August 3, 2022 at 11:20 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NOTE: This has been updated as of Wednesday, August 10, 2022, to include two additional openings. To provide opportunities for citizens to participate in county government, the New Hanover County … Read More »


WIC offers breastfeeding support, helps families meet nutritional needs

Posted August 3, 2022 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The first week of August marks World Breastfeeding Week, an international event highlighting the benefits of mother’s breastfeeding their newborn children. Here in New Hanover … Read More »


West Nile Virus identified locally, preventative measures recommended

Posted July 29, 2022 at 3:50 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – West Nile Virus has been identified through laboratory testing as the cause of a recent case of encephalitis in a New Hanover County resident. “This virus … Read More »


Property tax bills arriving soon, flexible payment options offered

Posted July 29, 2022 at 2:00 pm     Category: News ReleaseTax

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Tax Department has started mailing real estate property tax bills. Property owners should receive their bill during the month of August … Read More »


New Hanover County COVID metrics remain elevated, interventions encouraged

Posted July 29, 2022 at 9:38 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is continuing to see the impacts of the latest COVID-19 variant, with rising case rates and impacts on the local medical system. … Read More »


New Hanover County Public Library ends overdue fines

Posted July 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm     Category: LibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As of July 1, the New Hanover County Public Library system eliminated fines for overdue books and materials, including all past, present and any future … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Board of Commissioners to hold western bank development Work Session on August 18

Posted July 28, 2022 at 11:35 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a work session on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. … Read More »


Soil & Water Conservation District mourns passing of Chair Bill Hart

Posted July 26, 2022 at 4:38 pm     Category: News ReleaseSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – William “Bill” Hart, Chairman of the New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, passed away unexpectedly on July 20.   Hart spent … Read More »


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