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New Hanover County announces new Chief Information Officer

Posted October 4, 2021 at 1:06 pm     Category: Information TechnologyNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has selected Sunny Hwang to serve as the new chief information officer (CIO) for the county beginning November 30, 2021, following the … Read More »


Public Notice: Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors to meet virtually October 6 and remaining 2021 dates

Posted October 1, 2021 at 4:16 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic NoticeSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will meet virtually on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted October 1, 2021 at 2:32 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleaseOtherPublic 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 »


Tamera “Ty” Young recognized as first recipient of the New Hanover County Commission for Women Inspiration Award

Posted October 1, 2021 at 11:51 am     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Commission for Women has recognized Tamera “Ty” Young as the first recipient of its inaugural Inspiration Award for being an example … Read More »


Public Health reports 62 deaths in September, death rate trends younger in unvaccinated population

Posted September 30, 2021 at 1:34 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were notified of four deaths of residents over the past week, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in … Read More »


Public Notice: September 30 Board of Commissioners Agenda Review Canceled

Posted September 30, 2021 at 9:36 am     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, September 30, 2021 at 4:00 … Read More »


New Hanover County Public Health to begin administering COVID-19 booster doses for eligible individuals

Posted September 28, 2021 at 3:50 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health will begin offering booster vaccine shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) COVID-19 vaccine to eligible individuals by appointment only starting Wednesday, September 29. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for … Read More »


CERT Training prepares residents to help themselves & others in a disaster, virtual and in-person options available

Posted September 24, 2021 at 2:43 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County residents are encouraged to register for the upcoming Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, which begins Tuesday, October 5, and is being offered both in-person … Read More »


Commissioner Barfield reappointed to Cape Fear Community College Board of Trustees

Posted September 23, 2021 at 5:17 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Commissioner Jonathan Barfield has been reappointment to the Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) Board of Trustees by Governor Cooper, with a term … Read More »


County COVID-19 metrics show positive trends, emphasize need to continue protective measures

Posted September 23, 2021 at 4:22 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s COVID-19 percent positivity rate and hospitalizations have decreased slightly over the past few weeks, showing early indicators that the severity of COVID-19 … Read More »


New Hanover County, City of Wilmington, and Chamber of Commerce Announce 192 Grants Awarded to Business Impacted by COVID-19

Posted September 22, 2021 at 8:51 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington provide $4,212,112 in funding for the Hospitality, Retail & Service Grant NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce has … Read More »


New Hanover County Fire Rescue Dedicates New Fire Engine

Posted September 17, 2021 at 9:10 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue dedicated its newest fire truck, Engine 19, this week in a virtual ceremony. Fire Engine 19 will be stationed at … Read More »


New Hanover County reports record-high 37 COVID-19 deaths in the past week

Posted September 16, 2021 at 4:39 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials reported 37 deaths from COVID-19 over the past week, bringing the total number of county residents who have died … Read More »


Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus found in local mosquito

Posted September 13, 2021 at 2:57 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

*This press release has been updated to reflect the correct location of the positive EEE pool. The state informed New Hanover County on September 16 that the CDC lab made … Read More »


Eight additional COVID-19 deaths reported, officials urge vaccination & face coverings

Posted September 9, 2021 at 4:02 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials reported eight deaths from COVID-19 in the first week of September, bringing the total number of county residents who … Read More »


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