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New Hanover County receives, administers COVID-19 vaccine, initiates 4 phase vaccination plan

Posted December 22, 2020 at 5:08 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health received its first shipment of the Moderna Inc. COVID-19 vaccine today, and has begun administering the first dose of vaccines … Read More »


Commissioners to consider revised development agreement for Government Center

Posted December 22, 2020 at 9:51 am     Category: County CommissionersFinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on a revised development agreement for the Government Center redevelopment at its regular meeting on … Read More »


Recycle Christmas Trees in New Hanover County Beginning Dec. 26

Posted December 21, 2020 at 1:36 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As a free service to New Hanover County residents, the county’s Environmental Management Department is offering Christmas tree recycling beginning December 26 through January 31. “We … Read More »


New Hanover County seeing “Thanksgiving surge” of COVID-19 cases, continues vaccine planning

Posted December 18, 2020 at 3:25 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials are reporting a surge of COVID-19 cases attributed to the Thanksgiving holiday, and were informed of nine additional deaths … Read More »


Art in the Arboretum virtual art show and sale ends Thursday, Jingle Bell Special offered

Posted December 14, 2020 at 4:40 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

New Hanover County – Art in the Arboretum, a virtual art show and sale showcasing local artists, ends Thursday, December 17. These deals won’t last much longer. The Black Friday … Read More »


Five additional COVID-19 deaths in New Hanover County; Vaccination plan takes shape ahead of deliveries

Posted December 11, 2020 at 11:04 am     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were informed of five additional deaths of residents from COVID-19 this week, bringing the total number of county residents … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board meeting schedule

Posted December 11, 2020 at 9:29 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given of the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board’s regular meeting schedule for the remainder of Fiscal Year 20-21. Meetings … Read More »


Heather Kelejian Selected for Agents for Change Leadership Development Program

Posted December 8, 2020 at 11:53 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

NEWS RELEASE  NC Cooperative Extension – New Hanover County Center December 8th, 2020 Katherine McKee | kemckee@ncsu.edu   Wilmington, N.C. – Through a competitive selection process, New Hanover County Cooperative … Read More »


Donna Girardot Honored with Governor’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award

Posted December 8, 2020 at 9:44 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC — At Monday evening’s New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting, Donna Girardot, Airport Authority Chair and New Hanover County Planning Board Chair, was recognized with … Read More »


New Hanover County Board of Commissioners take Oath of Office, elect Chair & Vice-Chair, allocate funding to school staff

Posted December 7, 2020 at 5:25 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Re-elected Commissioner Jonathan Barfield, Jr. and newly-elected Commissioners Deb Hays and Bill Rivenbark took the oath of office on December 7 during the New Hanover … Read More »


New Hanover County sees rise in COVID-19 cases, deaths; vaccination planning underway

Posted December 4, 2020 at 2:20 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health has been informed of 14 deaths of residents from COVID-19 since November 14, and with daily case numbers rising, local health officials urge continued protective measures as … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted December 4, 2020 at 8:43 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 »


Heating cost assistance available, with automated payments and contactless application options

Posted December 3, 2020 at 12:56 pm     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services is administering the federally-funded Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) for qualified households which began on December 1 for … Read More »


Public Notice: December 7 Board of Commissioners Meeting and Public Comment Options

Posted December 1, 2020 at 4:39 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As New Hanover County officials continue to abide by and implement safe social distancing measures to reduce risks of COVID-19, notice is hereby given that … Read More »


New Hanover County Public Health Safety Alert 

Posted November 24, 2020 at 10:42 am     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

COVID-19 continues to be a serious threat in our community and throughout the state and country. Residents should do all they can to protect themselves and their loved ones.   We … Read More »


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