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Public Notice: December 7 Board of Commissioners Meeting and Public Comment Options

Posted December 1, 2020 at 4:39 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As New Hanover County officials continue to abide by and implement safe social distancing measures to reduce risks of COVID-19, notice is hereby given that … Read More »


New Hanover County Public Health Safety Alert 

Posted November 24, 2020 at 10:42 am     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

COVID-19 continues to be a serious threat in our community and throughout the state and country. Residents should do all they can to protect themselves and their loved ones.   We … Read More »


Open Letter to the Community from Public Health

Posted November 20, 2020 at 9:44 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

Dear neighbors,  It has been eight months since we reported our first confirmed case of COVID-19 in New Hanover County, and for eight months we, as a community, have been … Read More »


Tonya Jackson named New Hanover County’s Social Services Director

Posted November 18, 2020 at 1:36 pm     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County, after a national search, has appointed Tonya Jackson to serve as the new Social Services director within the Health and Human Services … Read More »


Public Notice: December 3, 2020 Agenda Review Meeting

Posted November 18, 2020 at 11:58 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold an Agenda Review meeting on Thursday, December 3, 2020, at 4:00 … Read More »


New Hanover County Board of Commissioners pass ordinance limiting vaping and smoking in public

Posted November 16, 2020 at 4:34 pm     Category: News ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to implement an ordinance prohibiting the use of combustible tobacco and e-cigarettes in New Hanover … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors to meet Nov. 18, shares future meeting dates

Posted November 16, 2020 at 10:31 am     Category: News ReleaseOtherPublic NoticeSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold their monthly meeting at 8 a.m. on … Read More »


Three more deaths reported in New Hanover County; local health officials urge COVID-19 testing before gatherings, travel

Posted November 13, 2020 at 12:03 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County health officials were informed of three deaths this week of county residents from COVID-19. The individuals reported to have died from COVID-19 … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board to meet November 17

Posted November 10, 2020 at 11:12 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at 8 a.m., will be … Read More »


Board of Elections Special Meeting Notice

Posted November 6, 2020 at 5:36 pm     Category: Elections

The notice below has been corrected to reflect a date of “November 13” versus “March 13”.  NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –  The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be … Read More »


Four more COVID-19 deaths reported in New Hanover County, health officials urge alternative holiday celebrations and testing before planned gatherings

Posted November 6, 2020 at 4:10 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County health officials were informed of four deaths this week of county residents from COVID-19. Public Health officials urge residents to limit activities … Read More »


Non-County Agency Funding Applications to Open November 13 with Training Sessions Held Prior

Posted November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am     Category: FinanceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Non-County Agency Funding process will open on November 13, 2020, and applications will be due on January 11, 2021 for the 2021-2022 … Read More »


Airlie Gardens and Cape Fear Museum Announce Participation in Museums for All Program

Posted November 5, 2020 at 1:53 pm     Category: Cape Fear MuseumNews ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – New Hanover County’s cultural attractions Airlie Gardens and Cape Fear Museum of History and Science are participating in Museums for All, to provide free admission … Read More »


New Hanover County Fire Rescue to conduct hydrant testing November 9-20

Posted November 5, 2020 at 10:46 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue will be performing fire hydrant flow testing in the unincorporated areas of southern New Hanover County between November 9 and … Read More »


Board of Elections Cancellation Notice

Posted November 3, 2020 at 2:37 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Elections regular meeting, scheduled for November 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM, has been cancelled. The next Board of Elections meeting will be … Read More »


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