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Non-County Agency Funding Applications Now Available

Posted November 1, 2018 at 10:03 am     Category: FinanceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Applications are open for New Hanover County’s non-county agency funding for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. The county provides funds to eligible nonprofits and community organizations … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted October 31, 2018 at 1:31 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 to … Read More »


State reports death in New Hanover County related to West Nile virus

Posted October 30, 2018 at 3:40 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) has confirmed that a New Hanover County resident who recently died tested positive for West Nile virus. The … Read More »


Public Notice: Change in Planning Board Agenda Review Meeting

Posted October 26, 2018 at 5:14 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Planning Board agenda review meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 30 will begin at 3 p.m. instead of 4 p.m. The meeting … Read More »


Board of Elections Special Meeting Notice

Posted October 26, 2018 at 1:15 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on October 30, 2018 at 5:00 PM in the Board of Elections Conference Room located … Read More »


New Hanover County Zoning Ordinance Amended to Allow for Temporary Relocation Housing

Posted October 25, 2018 at 5:22 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land UseRecovery & Resilience

New Hanover County, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners, at a special meeting held today, unanimously approved a Zoning Ordinance text amendment to allow temporary relocation housing … Read More »


New Hanover County Wins National Communications Award

Posted October 23, 2018 at 11:20 am     Category: Communications & OutreachNews ReleaseStrategy

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Communications & Outreach Department was awarded the Silver Circle Award by the City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA) for the county’s Strategic Plan … Read More »


Notice of Public Hearing: New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting

Posted October 22, 2018 at 2:37 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at 4 p.m. in … Read More »


Board of Elections Announces Polling Location Changes

Posted October 22, 2018 at 8:48 am     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Due to impacts of Hurricane Florence, the New Hanover County Board of Elections has made temporary changes to two Election Day polling locations. Only voters … Read More »


Board of Elections Special Meeting Notice

Posted October 19, 2018 at 4:36 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on October 23, 2018 at 5:00 PM in the Board of Elections Conference Room located … Read More »


Museum to Reopen on Friday, October 19

Posted October 18, 2018 at 11:00 am     Category: Cape Fear MuseumRecovery & Resilience

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will reopen on Friday, October 19, 2018, at 9 a.m. after completing repairs due to damage caused by … Read More »


Public Notice: October 23 Community Relations Advisory Committee

Posted October 17, 2018 at 4:30 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County/City of Wilmington Community Relations Advisory Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 … Read More »


New Hanover County Opens Hurricane Florence Recovery Coordination Office

Posted October 15, 2018 at 3:22 pm     Category: News ReleaseRecovery & Resilience

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County opened a Hurricane Florence Recovery Coordination Office today that will serve the county and its units of local government, as well as … Read More »


Board of Elections Special Meeting Notice

Posted October 12, 2018 at 3:48 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on October 16, 2018 at 5:00 PM in the Board of Elections Conference Room located … Read More »


New Hanover County Updates for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Posted October 12, 2018 at 12:53 pm     Category: Emergency NewsRecovery & Resilience

Below are several key updates as New Hanover County residents recover from Hurricane Florence. Debris Update New Hanover County has collected 349,833 cubic yards of vegetative debris and 573 cubic … Read More »


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