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New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted August 3, 2022 at 11:20 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NOTE: This has been updated as of Wednesday, August 10, 2022, to include two additional openings. To provide opportunities for citizens to participate in county government, the New Hanover County … Read More »


WIC offers breastfeeding support, helps families meet nutritional needs

Posted August 3, 2022 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The first week of August marks World Breastfeeding Week, an international event highlighting the benefits of mother’s breastfeeding their newborn children. Here in New Hanover … Read More »


West Nile Virus identified locally, preventative measures recommended

Posted July 29, 2022 at 3:50 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – West Nile Virus has been identified through laboratory testing as the cause of a recent case of encephalitis in a New Hanover County resident. “This virus … Read More »


Property tax bills arriving soon, flexible payment options offered

Posted July 29, 2022 at 2:00 pm     Category: News ReleaseTax

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Tax Department has started mailing real estate property tax bills. Property owners should receive their bill during the month of August … Read More »


New Hanover County COVID metrics remain elevated, interventions encouraged

Posted July 29, 2022 at 9:38 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is continuing to see the impacts of the latest COVID-19 variant, with rising case rates and impacts on the local medical system. … Read More »


New Hanover County Public Library ends overdue fines

Posted July 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm     Category: LibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As of July 1, the New Hanover County Public Library system eliminated fines for overdue books and materials, including all past, present and any future … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Board of Commissioners to hold western bank development Work Session on August 18

Posted July 28, 2022 at 11:35 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a work session on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. … Read More »


Soil & Water Conservation District mourns passing of Chair Bill Hart

Posted July 26, 2022 at 4:38 pm     Category: News ReleaseSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – William “Bill” Hart, Chairman of the New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, passed away unexpectedly on July 20.   Hart spent … Read More »


New Hanover County recognized with 10 National Achievement Awards

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – For the seventh straight year, New Hanover County has been honored by the National Association of Counties (NACo) with Achievement Awards that recognize various programs … Read More »


4-H Volunteers honored for their commitment to helping New Hanover County Youth

Posted July 19, 2022 at 7:17 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Seven volunteers, a longtime donor and New Hanover County’s 4-H agent were recognized by the state for their contributions to the organization at the recent … Read More »


Proposal process open for workforce and affordable housing funding

Posted July 18, 2022 at 2:00 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is inviting qualified for-profit and non-profit developers and agencies to submit proposals for funding to assist with programs and projects that would … Read More »


988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Now Available

Posted July 18, 2022 at 10:00 am     Category: 911 CommunicationsNews ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –  A new three-digit number – 988 – is now live for anyone in the nation to call and be connected to the existing National Suicide Prevention … Read More »


Rate of COVID cases keeps New Hanover County at a Medium CDC Level

Posted July 15, 2022 at 9:45 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Health professionals are seeing BA.5, the highly transmissible COVID-19 Omicron variant, continue to be the dominant viral strain across the country and its presence is … Read More »


Public Notice: July 28 Board of Commissioners Agenda Review Canceled

Posted July 14, 2022 at 3:44 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Agenda Review meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners scheduled for Thursday, July 28, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. in the Harrell Conference … Read More »


Airlie Gardens Hosts 8th Annual Family Fun Night on July 23

Posted July 14, 2022 at 12:33 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Airlie Gardens is excited to host its 8th annual Family Fun Night on Saturday, July 23 from 5-8 p.m. Family Fun Night is a special after-hours … Read More »


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