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New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Approves Healing Place for Women & Zoning Updates

Posted July 1, 2019 at 9:34 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At its meeting on Monday, July 1, 2019, New Hanover County Commissioners approved moving forward to expand the scope of the Healing Place substance use … Read More »


Register of Deeds provides records for free or minimal charge

Posted June 26, 2019 at 9:27 am     Category: News ReleaseRegister of Deeds

New Hanover County, NC – Residents are encouraged to check with the Register of Deeds before paying a private company for real estate related documents, vital records or other public … Read More »


Airlie Gardens’ 2019 Exhibit “HeART of the Gardens” opens July 1

Posted June 25, 2019 at 10:37 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – For its seventh-annual exhibit, Airlie Gardens will showcase “HeART of the Gardens” from July 1 through October 31, 2019. Artists and teams of artists have been … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted June 20, 2019 at 2:15 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – 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 … Read More »


New Hanover County’s adopted budget looks to future

Posted June 17, 2019 at 12:47 pm     Category: County CommissionersFinanceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On June 17, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopted a $399 million balanced budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 that focuses on investments … Read More »


Public Notice: June 13 Agenda Review Canceled

Posted June 13, 2019 at 11:07 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Agenda Review meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners scheduled for Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 4:00 … Read More »


Museum Open House Celebrates Opening of Newest Exhibits

Posted June 11, 2019 at 11:54 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science invites the public to a FREE Open House event on Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 4 to 7 … Read More »


New Hanover County Fire Rescue lifts burn ban

Posted June 10, 2019 at 3:31 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue has lifted the ban on open burning in the unincorporated areas of the county effective today, Monday, June 10, at 5 … Read More »


Public Notice: Public Education Sub-Committee Meeting Canceled

Posted June 7, 2019 at 3:59 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Public Education Sub-Committee of the New Hanover County/City of Wilmington Community Relations Advisory Committee scheduled for Wednesday, June 12 … Read More »


Board of Elections Regular Meeting Notice

Posted June 7, 2019 at 8:31 am     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on June 11, 2019 at 4:30 PM in the Board of Elections Conference Room located … Read More »


New Hanover County employees mentor students in partnership with Communities in Schools of Cape Fear

Posted June 6, 2019 at 3:07 pm     Category: Human ResourcesNews ReleaseStrategy

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is committed to the success of our community’s students in a number of ways. In addition to providing funding for local public … Read More »


Community Relations Advisory Committee holds outreach events beginning next week

Posted June 6, 2019 at 9:19 am     Category: Communications & OutreachCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County & City of Wilmington Community Relations Advisory Committee (C-RAC) will begin offering a Community Resource Outreach Site on Monday, June 10 … Read More »


New Hanover County appoints assistant county manager, announces leadership changes

Posted June 5, 2019 at 1:10 pm     Category: County ManagerHuman ResourcesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Kathy Stoute has been selected to lead the county’s health and human services departments as an Assistant County Manager beginning July 1. Kathy has been … Read More »


Public Notice: Waiver of Bidding for Previously Bid Contract

Posted June 5, 2019 at 9:36 am     Category: FinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will consider a waiver of competitive bidding under G.S. 143-129(g) at its regularly scheduled meeting on June 17, 2019 … Read More »


New Hanover County Cooperative Extension partners to bring SNAP benefits to local farmer’s market

Posted June 4, 2019 at 3:43 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Cooperative Extension has partnered with Wilmington Farmers Market to bring additional benefits to residents who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly … Read More »


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