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New Hanover County reinstitutes face covering policy inside county buildings in response to rising COVID-19 cases countywide 

Posted August 5, 2021 at 4:51 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will reinstitute its mandatory face covering policy for all county employees and customers inside county facilities, effective at 8 a.m. on Friday, August 6, 2021. The … Read More »


Project Grace Discovery Phase Update

Posted August 4, 2021 at 11:27 am     Category: Strategy

In March 2021, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopted a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Zimmer Development to define the terms of Project Grace and take the next … Read More »


Property Tax Bills Arriving Soon, Flexible Payment Options Offered

Posted August 3, 2021 at 8:41 am     Category: News ReleaseTax

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


New Hanover County reports more than 300 new COVID-19 cases over the past week

Posted July 29, 2021 at 5:05 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services’ Public Health reports a concerning resurgence in new reported cases of COVID-19 and an increase in the percent … Read More »


Public Notice: Special Meeting of the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board to be held August 2

Posted July 29, 2021 at 4:03 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board will hold a special meeting on Monday, August 2, 2021, at … Read More »


Discover the Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition at Cape Fear Museum!

Posted July 26, 2021 at 2:36 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science announces the opening of Sun, Earth, Universe, an engaging and interactive museum exhibition about Earth and space science. … Read More »


New Hanover County surpasses 20,000 total COVID-19 cases, data shows upward trends in case counts

Posted July 22, 2021 at 2:07 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Total documented cases of COVID-19 in New Hanover County since the start of the pandemic surpassed 20,000 this week, along with a continued rise in … Read More »


County partners with CFCC and McDonalds to hold Gigs for Graduates on July 25

Posted July 16, 2021 at 2:48 pm     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Office of Diversity and Equity is partnering with Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) and McDonalds of Wilmington on Gigs for Graduates, … Read More »


Board of Elections Special Meeting Notice

Posted July 16, 2021 at 12:17 pm     Category: Elections

The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be holding a special meeting on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 12:00 PM in the Long Leaf Room at the Board of … Read More »


New Hanover County Arboretum’s Ability Garden awarded funds for Creekwood community garden

Posted July 16, 2021 at 11:05 am     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension ServiceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Arboretum and Cooperative Extension’s Ability Garden is working with residents in the Creekwood community to establish community gardens with funding recently … Read More »


Public Health monitoring Delta variant, urges community to get vaccinated

Posted July 15, 2021 at 4:29 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services’ Public Health is monitoring the impact of the new Delta variant and urging all residents to get vaccinated … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Health & Human Services Board to resume in-person meetings on July 20

Posted July 14, 2021 at 3:29 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board will resume in-person meetings beginning on July 20, 2021, at 8 … Read More »


Ten New Hanover County initiatives receive national awards

Posted July 13, 2021 at 9:44 am     Category: County ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been recognized with 10 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo) this year, with one program – a process improvement … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted July 12, 2021 at 4:12 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

To provide opportunities for citizens to participate in county government, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is seeking interested citizens to apply for appointment to the following: New Hanover … Read More »


It’s Owl Good Art Exhibit On Display at Airlie Gardens

Posted July 9, 2021 at 3:51 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Airlie Gardens will showcase It’s Owl Good from July 9 through December 31, 2021, as its 9th Annual Art Exhibit. This exhibit features ten oversized, … Read More »


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