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Public forums look to build on discussion regarding community violence, school safety

Posted November 10, 2021 at 10:55 am     Category: County ManagerDiversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – In an effort to expand the ongoing conversation about violence in our community and safety within our schools, New Hanover County is hosting a pair of … Read More »


New Hanover County Fire Rescue Launch Fill the Boot Fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Association

Posted November 8, 2021 at 1:37 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC — New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) will continue its long tradition of support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) as they kick off the annual … Read More »


Volunteers needed for income tax assistance programs

Posted November 5, 2021 at 1:16 pm     Category: News ReleaseSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Filing taxes can be confusing, but two programs in New Hanover County are looking for dedicated individuals to guide fellow citizens through the process. The Volunteer … Read More »


Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines now available for children over age 5 at Public Health sites 

Posted November 4, 2021 at 4:23 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Following approval from the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and the FDA, New Hanover County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is now administering Pfizer (Comirnaty) COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11.   “We … Read More »


New Hanover County applauds DEQ’s actions requiring Chemours to assess contamination in local groundwater

Posted November 3, 2021 at 3:56 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced that they have determined that Chemours is responsible for contamination of groundwater monitoring wells and … Read More »


Non-County Agency Funding Applications to Open November 12 with Training Session Held Prior

Posted November 3, 2021 at 2:11 pm     Category: FinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Non-County Agency Funding process will open on November 12, 2021, and applications will be due on January 10, 2022, for the 2022-2023 … Read More »


Weeklong celebration of Veterans starts this weekend in New Hanover County

Posted November 3, 2021 at 8:52 am     Category: News ReleaseVeteran Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As part of a weeklong celebration of local Veterans, several events are scheduled to take place around New Hanover County in conjunction with Veteran’s Day.   “We are grateful … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted November 2, 2021 at 3:48 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 »


Public Notice: New Hanover Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors to hold Special Meeting Wednesday, November 17

Posted October 29, 2021 at 10:17 am     Category: News ReleasePublic 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 a special meeting on Wednesday, November 17, … Read More »


New Hanover County revamps COVID dashboard, offers booster shots to anyone eligible

Posted October 28, 2021 at 3:30 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In an effort to provide real-time data related to local, state and national COVID-19 and vaccination metrics, New Hanover County Health and Human Services has … Read More »


COVID metrics move in positive direction, Health and Human Services Board to meet on face coverings

Posted October 21, 2021 at 10:20 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – COVID-19 related metrics for New Hanover County have continued to trend in a positive direction, including the percent positivity rate that has fallen below 5 … Read More »


Public Notice: Surplus property for sale to non-profits then general public

Posted October 19, 2021 at 3:52 pm     Category: County CommissionersFinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution at its meeting on Monday, October 18, 2021, declaring certain personal property surplus to the county’s operations and … Read More »


New Hanover County provides update on school and community safety, launches public input survey

Posted October 18, 2021 at 10:54 am     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At today’s Board of Commissioners meeting, County Manager Chris Coudriet provided an update to the board on the progress for school safety investments and community … Read More »


Ongoing COVID vaccines, seasonal flu shots offered by New Hanover County Public Health 

Posted October 14, 2021 at 3:50 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As local COVID-19 metrics keep trending in a positive direction, New Hanover County Public Health officials continue to encourage residents to get vaccinated for COVID-19 and the seasonal flu as well.   “When it comes to COVID-19, we are certainly … Read More »


Free broadband service available for eligible New Hanover County residents 

Posted October 12, 2021 at 3:11 pm     Category: Information TechnologyNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County residents in need of in-home internet access have an opportunity to apply for and receive free broadband service based on certain criteria … Read More »


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