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Public Notice: Public comment sought for FEMA residential reconstruction project 

Posted June 15, 2021 at 8:34 am     Category: Public NoticeRecovery & Resilience

As part of New Hanover County’s Long Term Hurricane Recovery Plan, New Hanover County applied on behalf of residents who requested acquisition, elevation or reconstruction of their property, that had extensive damage from … Read More »


Stormwater Services fees begin this year at lower rate, informational meeting being held June 23

Posted June 14, 2021 at 10:35 am     Category: EngineeringNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To assist property owners in the unincorporated area of the county, New Hanover County will use American Rescue Plan funding to pay a portion of the … Read More »


Board of Elections Regular Meeting Notice

Posted June 11, 2021 at 12:30 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 4:00 PM in the Long Leaf Room at the Board of … Read More »


COVID-19 Vax and Snax Block Party to take place this Saturday, vaccines now being offered at the Public Health Clinic Monday-Friday 

Posted June 10, 2021 at 3:01 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health is partnering with Coast 97.3’s Bigg B to host a Vax and Snax Block Party this Saturday, June 12, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at … Read More »


Museum Opens Traveling Exhibition About the Science Behind Sports

Posted June 10, 2021 at 1:57 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – How fast is your fastball? Do different floor surfaces affect your performance? How do you make a perfect bounce pass? These questions and many more … Read More »


Public Notice: Location change for June 16 New Hanover Soil and Water Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted June 8, 2021 at 5:00 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 hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 16 … Read More »


Apprenticeship Program provides education and career opportunities for local students

Posted June 8, 2021 at 10:17 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleaseStrategy

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is partnering with CastleBranch, the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, New Hanover County Schools, and Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) on an apprenticeship … Read More »


County’s budget makes important investments to benefit everyone in the community

Posted June 7, 2021 at 5:47 pm     Category: County CommissionersFinanceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners, in a 3-2 vote, adopted a $458 million balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 (FY 21-22) at its … Read More »


COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue, virus cases dropping in New Hanover County

Posted June 3, 2021 at 3:39 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – More COVID-19 vaccinations of New Hanover County residents are resulting in reduced virus transmission and decreasing cases, according to Public Health officials. Special events and … Read More »


Burning ban lifted for unincorporated areas of New Hanover County

Posted June 2, 2021 at 3:52 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue will lift the burning ban at 5 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 2, based on improved fire weather conditions and guidance … Read More »


A Message from Chair Olson-Boseman: Education and the County’s Budget

Posted June 1, 2021 at 3:24 pm     Category: County Commissioners

Opinion Article: Education, Education, Education By Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman Having the best schools, quality teachers, and the resources every child needs is so important, not only for the children … Read More »


Public Notice: Joint Special Meeting with the Wilmington City Council

Posted June 1, 2021 at 11:56 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a Joint Special Meeting with the Wilmington City Council on Tuesday, … Read More »


Nearly half of New Hanover County residents have received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Posted May 27, 2021 at 4:26 pm     Category: News ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Approximately 113,718 residents of New Hanover County have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, meaning more than 48 percent of the population … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Membership Makes Sense

Posted May 26, 2021 at 1:26 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum is hosting a membership drive beginning May 26 through June 16, 2021 and will offer $10 off family memberships. If you are … Read More »


New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Vice-Chair Deb Hays Selected to The Hunt State Policy Fellows Program

Posted May 24, 2021 at 3:48 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, the Hunt Institute announced the members of its inaugural cohort of the Hunt State Policy Fellows Program, naming New Hanover County Board of Commissioners’ … Read More »


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