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New Hanover County Board of Elections Receives National Recognition for Innovation

Posted September 21, 2016 at 3:58 pm     Category: ElectionsNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The U.S. Elections Assistance Commission (EAC) recently recognized New Hanover County Board of Elections as one of five counties across the nation to win the … Read More »


New Hanover County Names New Inspections Director

Posted September 20, 2016 at 3:32 pm     Category: Building SafetyCounty ManagerNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet announced today that Nicholas Gadzekpo has been selected as the county’s next inspections director. He will begin in this … Read More »


Coudriet appointed to NACo’s leadership team

Posted September 16, 2016 at 10:57 am     Category: County ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – National Association of Counties (NACo) President Bryan Desloge has appointed New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet as a member of the Healthy Counties Initiative Advisory Board, … Read More »


Media Advisory: New Hanover County Fire Rescue Dedicates New Fire Truck

Posted September 13, 2016 at 10:00 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue invites the media and the public to attend the dedication of Fire Engine 16, the department’s newest fire truck on … Read More »


County & City Workforce Housing Committee Sets Meeting Schedule

Posted September 12, 2016 at 1:36 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington’s Ad Hoc Committee on Improving Workforce/Affordable Housing has established its meeting schedule for the remainder of the … Read More »


Commissioner Zapple achieves NCACC recognition for professional development

Posted August 26, 2016 at 11:24 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Commissioner Rob Zapple was recognized at the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners’ (NCACC) annual conference for attaining Practitioner status in the Local … Read More »


Property Tax Bills Arriving Soon

Posted August 24, 2016 at 1:33 pm     Category: News ReleaseTax

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County property owners will receive their tax bills in the mail in the coming days. Property taxes are due on September 1, but … Read More »


Next New Hanover County Emergency Management Director Selected

Posted August 23, 2016 at 4:32 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Steven Still has been chosen to serve as New Hanover County’s next Emergency Management/911 Director when the current director retires at the end of 2016. … Read More »


Register of Deeds Increases Services at Satellite Location

Posted August 18, 2016 at 3:18 pm     Category: News ReleaseRegister of Deeds

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Register of Deeds will begin offering recording services at the Government Center satellite office on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. The satellite … Read More »


County & City Workforce Housing Committee To Hold First Meeting

Posted August 17, 2016 at 10:54 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington’s Ad Hoc Committee on Improving Workforce/Affordable Housing will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 … Read More »


New Tax Administrator to be Nominated Monday

Posted August 16, 2016 at 11:37 am     Category: County ManagerNews ReleaseTax

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Monday, August 22, County Manager Chris Coudriet will make a formal nomination to the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners for the position of … Read More »


Surplus Property Public Notice

Posted August 15, 2016 at 1:24 pm     Category: FinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At their meeting scheduled on Monday, August 22, 2016 at 9 a.m., the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will consider a resolution to declare two … Read More »


New Hanover County’s IT Department receives statewide honor

Posted August 12, 2016 at 10:44 am     Category: Information TechnologyNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Thursday, August 11, New Hanover County’s Information Technology (IT) Department won first place in the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) 2016 Excellence … Read More »


National Heatstroke Prevention Day is July 31

Posted July 29, 2016 at 10:07 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

New Hanover County, NC — Every ten days across the United States, a child dies while unattended in a hot car, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. It only takes a few … Read More »


Ten County Programs Receive National Recognition

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Ten innovative programs in New Hanover County were recognized this week by the National Association of Counties (NACo) through the Achievement Awards Program. The awards … Read More »


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