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New Hanover County Fire Rescue to conduct live fire training in Monkey Junction area on March 15

Posted March 9, 2022 at 1:25 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) will conduct a live fire training at 4606 S College Road in the Monkey Junction area on Tuesday, March 15, … Read More »


CDC releases new COVID-19 Community Level tool to help guide prevention steps 

Posted March 3, 2022 at 4:00 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

UPDATE: At the time of this release’s publication, the CDC COVID-19 Community Level for New Hanover County was Medium. Since that time, the level has been elevated to High. Recommendations … Read More »


New date added for donation drive to help displaced residents

Posted March 3, 2022 at 12:46 pm     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In an effort to help more than 150 local families displaced due to extensive mold remediation, New Hanover County, Wilmington Housing Authority, City of Wilmington, … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted March 3, 2022 at 9:36 am     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 »


Local officials support NCDEQ’s response to Chemours for greater community protections

Posted March 2, 2022 at 4:48 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) sent a letter to Chemours, directing them to expand the scope and detail of their proposed … Read More »


New Hanover County set to receive more than $18 million from opioid settlement

Posted February 28, 2022 at 1:32 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

Last week, a national $26 billion opioid settlement was announced that will bring $750 million to North Carolina. Based on the North Carolina Memorandum of Agreement that New Hanover County … Read More »


As COVID guidelines change, children and youth vaccines strongly encouraged 

Posted February 24, 2022 at 4:00 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As restrictions and safety guidance related to COVID-19 are eased, officials with New Hanover County Health and Human Services are continuing to stress the importance … Read More »


Commissioners commit $15 million to affordable housing over next five years 

Posted February 24, 2022 at 12:50 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At today’s joint New Hanover County and City of Wilmington meeting, the Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to dedicate at least $15 million from the … Read More »


24th annual TreeFest set for February 25-26 at Independence Mall

Posted February 22, 2022 at 11:25 am     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension ServiceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY –The 24th annual TreeFest will be held Friday, February 25 and Saturday, February 26, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., or while supplies last, at Independence Mall inside the … Read More »


Commissioners express concerns about Chemours’ well water sampling plan, advocate for greater protections

Posted February 21, 2022 at 2:10 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners, along with Public Health Director David Howard, recently sent letters to North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) … Read More »


As COVID trends slowly improve, HHS continues to emphasize importance of vaccines, booster

Posted February 17, 2022 at 3:04 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – While locally-focused COVID-19 metrics in New Hanover County have recently moved in a positive direction, officials with Health and Human Services continue to stress the … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Non-County Agency Funding Committee to meet Feb. 24

Posted February 17, 2022 at 1:22 pm     Category: FinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Non-County Agency Funding Committee will meet on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 9 a.m. for the … Read More »


First conference of Local Emergency Planning Committee highlights preparedness 

Posted February 16, 2022 at 4:20 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – More than two dozen government agencies from New Hanover and Pender counties, other local municipalities, and private business partners from across the region came together at the Wilmington … Read More »


Calling All Artists – Hop on in and apply to bring Hoppy Times to the gardens in 2022

Posted February 15, 2022 at 2:46 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Airlie Gardens is looking for artists, or teams of artists, to decorate, paint, and adorn one of ten oversized fiberglass rabbits for … Read More »


Free Diversity & Equity training available for local small businesses 

Posted February 14, 2022 at 10:32 am     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Employers or non-profits in New Hanover County with 35 or fewer people on staff can sign-up for classes focused on diversity and equity in the workplace set to take place in March, April and May.   … Read More »


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