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An Ice Storm Warning is in effect for New Hanover County.

County offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, January 21, and Saturday, January 22, as the forecast calls for freezing rain, hazardous road conditions & potential power outages.

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New Hanover County shares enhanced guidance to reduce risk, update on COVID-19 planning

Posted March 17, 2020 at 5:36 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –County officials continue to implement enhanced guidance to reduce the risk and are continuing to prepare for the potential impact of COVID-19 in New Hanover County. … Read More »


New Hanover County closes Public Libraries and Cape Fear Museum, limits gatherings at all facilities to 10 people

Posted March 17, 2020 at 1:06 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Beginning Wednesday, March 18, New Hanover County will close its Public Libraries and Cape Fear Museum to the public until further notice. The county’s parks … Read More »


New Hanover County to Open Public Health Coronavirus Call Center on Tuesday

Posted March 16, 2020 at 6:47 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will open a Public Health Coronavirus Call Center on Tuesday, March 17 at 9 a.m. Residents with questions about the novel coronavirus … Read More »


Six Organizations Submit Proposals for Helping NHRMC Serve Region

Posted March 16, 2020 at 6:34 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – An opportunity to work with New Hanover Regional Medical Center to advance care in Southeastern North Carolina has prompted six organizations to submit proposals. The … Read More »


New Hanover County Senior Resource Center suspending activities due to the COVID-19 virus

Posted March 15, 2020 at 2:26 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County announced Friday that the Senior Resource Center’s recreation activities, programs and classes, including the Castle Hayne satellite site, will be suspended beginning … Read More »


New Hanover County & ILM Officials Issue Statement About Recent Traveler

Posted March 14, 2020 at 2:10 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

Below is a statement from New Hanover County and ILM Airport Officials: “New Hanover County Public Health and ILM Airport received notification from Brunswick County Public Health regarding a Brunswick … Read More »


New Hanover County encourages community to prepare, but don’t panic

Posted March 13, 2020 at 4:54 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – New Hanover County has provided community information, consistent with State and CDC guidance, to enhance proactive and prevention measures for COVID-19. A document with that local … Read More »


Residents being tested for COVID-19. No confirmed cases yet, but community guidance enhanced

Posted March 13, 2020 at 1:17 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health has been made aware of several residents being tested for COVID-19. Public Health will be monitoring each person identified as … Read More »


New Hanover County encourages residents to follow the state’s mitigation recommendations

Posted March 12, 2020 at 5:29 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, Governor Roy Cooper and state health officials announced additional mitigation measures statewide to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Those recommendations are below, and … Read More »


New Hanover County 4-H Horse Bowl Team Wins Honors

Posted March 12, 2020 at 3:24 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Each year, teams of New Hanover County 4-H members spend hours preparing for their districts and state Annual 4-H Horse Bowl. Based on learning about … Read More »


New Hanover County conveys more than 14 acres of property for affordable housing

Posted March 11, 2020 at 10:05 am     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At its March 9 meeting, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners authorized the conveyance of 14.36 acres of county-owned property at 3101 Castle Hayne … Read More »


New Hanover County Recommends Social Distancing for Those At-Risk, Implements Event Guidance in Preparation of COVID-19

Posted March 10, 2020 at 4:40 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County officials are recommending those at risk of serious illness from the novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, to begin practicing social distancing, … Read More »


Board of Elections Special Meeting Notice

Posted March 6, 2020 at 5:57 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on March 12, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Board of Elections Conference Room located … Read More »


New Hanover County Health Officials Offer Advice for Residents to Prevent and Prepare for COVID-19

Posted March 6, 2020 at 5:29 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – There are currently no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in New Hanover County, but public health officials are encouraging residents to actively work … Read More »


Board of Elections Cancellation Notice

Posted March 3, 2020 at 4:17 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Elections regular meeting, scheduled for March 10, 2020 at 4:30 PM, has been cancelled. The next Board of Elections … Read More »


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