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New Hanover County names 911 Communications Director

Posted June 4, 2019 at 12:23 pm     Category: 911 CommunicationsHuman ResourcesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Ashley “Hope” Lindsey has been selected to serve as New Hanover County’s 911 Communications Director. She has an extensive background in emergency communications and will … Read More »


Next New Hanover County Public Library Director Chosen

Posted June 3, 2019 at 11:56 am     Category: Human ResourcesLibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Paige Owens has been chosen to serve as New Hanover County Public Library’s new director beginning July 1. Owens, who currently serves as the library’s … Read More »


New Hanover County Appoints Jessica Loeper as Chief Communications Officer

Posted May 31, 2019 at 2:37 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachHuman ResourcesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Jessica Loeper has been named New Hanover County’s Chief Communications Officer (CCO). Loeper has served as interim CCO since January of this year. Prior to … Read More »


Burning ban issued for New Hanover County

Posted May 31, 2019 at 10:16 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Due to the high heat and drought conditions, New Hanover County Fire Rescue has issued a burning ban, effective immediately, until further notice for New … Read More »


Commissioner White will represent New Hanover County at USS North Carolina (SSN 777) Change of Command Ceremony

Posted May 29, 2019 at 10:23 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Commissioner Woody White will represent the county and the Board of Commissioners at the Change of Command Ceremony for the USS North … Read More »


Public Notice of Joint Meeting with the Airport Authority

Posted May 29, 2019 at 8:01 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a joint meeting with the Airport Authority on Thursday, June 6, … Read More »


Public Notice: May 30 Agenda Review Canceled

Posted May 28, 2019 at 3:40 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Agenda Review meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners scheduled for Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 4 … Read More »


CANCELED: New Hanover County Fire Rescue to Conduct Live Fire Training in Castle Hayne on Tuesday

Posted May 24, 2019 at 3:10 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

UPDATE: Due to the heat index and related firefighter safety, the live fire training event scheduled for Tuesday, May 28 has been cancelled. The public will be notified once the … Read More »


Public Notice: Location Change of New Hanover County Board of Commissioners’ Regular Meetings

Posted May 22, 2019 at 2:01 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

New Hanover County, NC – Notice is hereby given that the location of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners’ regular meetings in June and July will take place in the Andre’ … Read More »


GOLD MEDAL DAY for New Hanover County 4-H

Posted May 21, 2019 at 11:39 am     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Seven 4-H youth braved the stage on Tuesday, May 7 as New Hanover County 4-H hosted County Activity Day. These youth competed with power point, … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Membership Makes Sense

Posted May 20, 2019 at 1:35 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum is hosting a membership drive now through June 30, 2019 and will offer $10 off all membership types. If you are planning … Read More »


New Hanover County Receives 28th-Consecutive National Budget Award

Posted May 20, 2019 at 11:53 am     Category: FinanceNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – At today’s New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting, the county’s Finance Department was recognized for receiving the county’s 28th consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the … Read More »


New Hanover County Employees Graduate from UNCW Continuing Education Program

Posted May 17, 2019 at 2:13 pm     Category: Human ResourcesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – This week, eleven New Hanover County employees graduated from the county’s SERVE Professional Development Academy, which is a partnership with UNCW’s Continuing and Professional Education. … Read More »


New Hanover County relies on NCDEQ to understand results of groundwater samples

Posted May 9, 2019 at 6:15 pm     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) has notified New Hanover County of recent groundwater tests that show detections of PFAS compounds in six wells that … Read More »


Board of Elections Regular Meeting Notice

Posted May 9, 2019 at 8:25 am     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on May 14, 2019 at 4:30 PM in the Board of Elections Conference Room located … Read More »


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