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Public Notice: New Hanover County Health & Human Services Board to consider revised rule prohibiting e-cigarettes, opens public comment

Posted July 28, 2020 at 4:19 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that, at its meeting on Tuesday, August 18, at 8 a.m., the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board will … Read More »


Sheryl Kelly named newest Assistant County Manager, Kathy Stoute to retire in September

Posted July 28, 2020 at 1:20 pm     Category: County ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Sheryl Kelly has been selected to serve as an Assistant County Manager for New Hanover County beginning Tuesday, August 25. Kelly has been the county’s … Read More »


Museum Board Announces New Members and Officers

Posted July 28, 2020 at 10:33 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – At its annual meeting in June, Cape Fear Museum Associates, Inc. honored retiring board members and elected officers and seven new board members. Bradley Erbes, … Read More »


Partnership Advisory Group to hold Community Forums, offers speaking opportunities to local groups

Posted July 27, 2020 at 10:45 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Members of the Partnership Advisory Group (PAG) will hold a series of Facebook Live Community Forums to continue their efforts to engage the community and … Read More »


Board of Elections Special Meeting Notice

Posted July 27, 2020 at 8:32 am     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on July 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM in Suite 34 of the New Hanover County Government … Read More »


New Hanover County COVID-19 weekly update: Three more deaths, slight decrease in percent of positive tests

Posted July 24, 2020 at 4:53 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were notified of three deaths of county residents from COVID-19 this week and are monitoring 13 outbreaks and clusters … Read More »


New Hanover County Announces Linda Thompson as Chief Diversity and Equity Officer

Posted July 23, 2020 at 3:04 pm     Category: County ManagerDiversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County announced today that Linda Thompson has been named the Chief Diversity and Equity Officer and will lead the county’s newly-established Office of … Read More »


New Hanover County COVID-19 weekly update: Additional deaths, hospitalizations & outbreaks reported

Posted July 17, 2020 at 4:56 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County health officials were notified of an additional three deaths of county residents from COVID-19 over the past two days and are monitoring … Read More »


New Hanover County earns five national achievement awards for innovation

Posted July 16, 2020 at 11:13 am     Category: Environmental ManagementFinanceLibraryNews ReleaseParks and GardensStrategy

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been recognized with five Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo) for the county’s composting program, stormwater management at … Read More »


New Hanover County Board of Elections Approves One-Stop, Early Voting Plan

Posted July 14, 2020 at 6:31 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Elections has unanimously approved a One-Stop Voting Implementation Plan for the 2020 General Election consisting of six early voting … Read More »


New Hanover County renames Hugh MacRae Park to Long Leaf Park

Posted July 14, 2020 at 12:08 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At its meeting on Monday, July 13, the majority of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners approved changing the name of Hugh MacRae Park … Read More »


Commissioners vote to begin negotiations with Novant Health, UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine

Posted July 13, 2020 at 7:15 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Commissioners voted, 4-1, at this evening’s meeting to move forward with negotiations between New Hanover County, New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) … Read More »


Health officials announce 9th death from COVID-19 in New Hanover County

Posted July 13, 2020 at 3:25 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Public Health officials were notified today of the ninth death of a New Hanover County resident from COVID-19. The individual who passed away was in … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board to meet by teleconference July 21

Posted July 10, 2020 at 6:18 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 8 a.m., will be … Read More »


New Hanover County COVID-19 data shows more outbreaks, announces eighth resident death

Posted July 10, 2020 at 5:54 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County health officials will begin providing a weekly report compiling data* from across local and state sources to better share the picture of … Read More »


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