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New Hanover County Updates for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Posted December 19, 2018 at 4:33 pm     Category: Building SafetyEnvironmental ManagementNews ReleaseRecovery & Resilience

FEMA Registration Deadline Today– Disaster Recovery Center to Stay Open Through January In order to be potentially eligible for individual assistance, residents must register with FEMA and the Small Business … Read More »


Citizens have additional opportunities to volunteer

Posted December 18, 2018 at 1:45 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners has an additional opportunity for citizens to volunteer for a local board. Applications for the following appointments are … Read More »


New Hanover County Fire Rescue to Conduct Live Fire Training Exercise Monday

Posted December 13, 2018 at 10:26 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR), in conjunction with Cape Fear Community College, will conduct a live fire training at 6724 Carolina Beach Road, on … Read More »


Public Notice: December 13 Agenda Review Canceled

Posted December 11, 2018 at 4:49 pm     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, December 13, 2018 at 4 … Read More »


Museum Awarded International Paper Grant

Posted December 10, 2018 at 11:14 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $3,000 grant from International Paper’s Riegelwood Mill and the International Paper Foundation. Funds will be used to enhance … Read More »


Board of Elections Regular Meeting Notice

Posted December 7, 2018 at 4:00 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on December 11, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the Board of Elections Conference Room located … Read More »


County Residents Encouraged to Have All Hurricane Debris Curbside by December 10

Posted December 6, 2018 at 4:26 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews ReleaseOtherRecovery & Resilience

New Hanover County, NC – Crews are beginning the final phase of removal of vegetative and demolition debris related to Hurricane Florence cleanup and residents in the unincorporated areas of … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted December 4, 2018 at 2:44 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – 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 … Read More »


New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Take Oath of Office, Elect Chair & Vice-Chair

Posted December 3, 2018 at 4:58 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Re-elected Commissioner Rob Zapple and newly-elected Commissioner Julia Olson-Boseman took the oath of office on December 3 during the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners’ … Read More »


Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs Available in New Hanover County

Posted November 30, 2018 at 2:50 pm     Category: News ReleaseRecovery & Resilience

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County received notice this week that funds are available in FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs. These programs can help property owners relocate, elevate … Read More »


Delayed opening for New Hanover County Courthouse on Monday

Posted November 29, 2018 at 5:03 pm     Category: CourtsNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Courthouse will open at 9 a.m. on Monday, December 3 due to the swearing-in ceremonies for the Clerk of Superior Court’s Office … Read More »


Heating cost assistance available in New Hanover County

Posted November 28, 2018 at 2:04 pm     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will begin taking applications on Monday, December 3 for the state’s Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) for qualified households. The program provides … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Announces Smithsonian Affiliation

Posted November 26, 2018 at 1:31 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum is proud to announce its designation as a Smithsonian Affiliate. Established in 1996, Smithsonian Affiliations is designed to facilitate a two-way relationship … Read More »


Burn Ban Lifted in New Hanover County

Posted November 26, 2018 at 10:02 am     Category: Fire RescueNews ReleaseRecovery & Resilience

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County officials have lifted the ban on open burning in the unincorporated areas of the county as of today, Monday, November 26. “With … Read More »


Update: Fiber outage impacting county buildings has been repaired

Posted November 20, 2018 at 9:50 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSenior Resource CenterSocial Services

UPDATE – November 21 at 5:15 p.m. The fiber network has been repaired to the county’s Senior Resource Center, Public Health and Social Services buildings. The phone lines, internet and computer … Read More »


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