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New Hanover County COVID-19 weekly update: Three more deaths, slight decrease in percent of positive tests

Posted July 24, 2020 at 4:53 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were notified of three deaths of county residents from COVID-19 this week and are monitoring 13 outbreaks and clusters … Read More »


New Hanover County Announces Linda Thompson as Chief Diversity and Equity Officer

Posted July 23, 2020 at 3:04 pm     Category: County ManagerDiversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County announced today that Linda Thompson has been named the Chief Diversity and Equity Officer and will lead the county’s newly-established Office of … Read More »


New Hanover County COVID-19 weekly update: Additional deaths, hospitalizations & outbreaks reported

Posted July 17, 2020 at 4:56 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County health officials were notified of an additional three deaths of county residents from COVID-19 over the past two days and are monitoring … Read More »


New Hanover County earns five national achievement awards for innovation

Posted July 16, 2020 at 11:13 am     Category: Environmental ManagementFinanceLibraryNews ReleaseParks and GardensStrategy

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been recognized with five Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo) for the county’s composting program, stormwater management at … Read More »


New Hanover County Board of Elections Approves One-Stop, Early Voting Plan

Posted July 14, 2020 at 6:31 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Elections has unanimously approved a One-Stop Voting Implementation Plan for the 2020 General Election consisting of six early voting … Read More »


New Hanover County renames Hugh MacRae Park to Long Leaf Park

Posted July 14, 2020 at 12:08 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At its meeting on Monday, July 13, the majority of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners approved changing the name of Hugh MacRae Park … Read More »


Commissioners vote to begin negotiations with Novant Health, UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine

Posted July 13, 2020 at 7:15 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Commissioners voted, 4-1, at this evening’s meeting to move forward with negotiations between New Hanover County, New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) … Read More »


Health officials announce 9th death from COVID-19 in New Hanover County

Posted July 13, 2020 at 3:25 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Public Health officials were notified today of the ninth death of a New Hanover County resident from COVID-19. The individual who passed away was in … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board to meet by teleconference July 21

Posted July 10, 2020 at 6:18 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 8 a.m., will be … Read More »


New Hanover County COVID-19 data shows more outbreaks, announces eighth resident death

Posted July 10, 2020 at 5:54 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County health officials will begin providing a weekly report compiling data* from across local and state sources to better share the picture of … Read More »


Board of Elections Regular Meeting Notice

Posted July 10, 2020 at 9:33 am     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on July 14, 2020 at 4:30 PM in Suite 34 of the New Hanover County Government … Read More »


New Hanover County 4-H participants win honors at public speaking competition

Posted July 9, 2020 at 10:48 am     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Five New Hanover County 4-H youth participated and were recognized for accomplishments in public speaking at the Southeast 4-H District Activity Day competition on June … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Commission on African American History, Heritage and Culture regular meeting to be held July 9

Posted July 7, 2020 at 9:15 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Commission on African American History, Heritage and Culture will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted July 6, 2020 at 3:05 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 »


Partnership Advisory Group Recommends Novant Health and UNC Health as Partners

Posted July 2, 2020 at 6:56 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Citing its potential to dramatically improve the region’s health, members of the citizen group evaluating options for New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) have voted … Read More »


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