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Public Information Hotline Experiencing Service Interruption, 911 Fully Operational

Posted September 16, 2018 at 2:04 am     Category: Emergency News

Callers to the New Hanover County public information hotline may be experiencing a busy signal due to a system interruption. The 911 center is operational, and citizens should call 911 … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Board of Commissioners September 17, 2018 Regular Meeting Suspended Until Further Notice Due to the Impacts of Hurricane Florence

Posted September 15, 2018 at 9:23 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners September 17, 2018 Regular Meeting has been suspended until further notice due to the impacts of Hurricane Florence.


County to open Landfill Sunday, ban on burning in place

Posted September 15, 2018 at 5:53 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The public will be able to bring debris from Hurricane Florence to New Hanover County’s Landfill beginning Sunday, September 16 from 8 a.m. to 5 … Read More »


Media briefing to be held at 11:45 a.m.

Posted September 15, 2018 at 8:39 am     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A media briefing will be held today, Saturday, September 15 at 11:45 a.m. to provide information about the latest information regarding Hurricane Florence. The briefing … Read More »


Soil & Water Board Meeting for 9/19 Cancelled

Posted September 15, 2018 at 12:53 am     Category: News ReleaseSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District has cancelled the September 19, 2018 board meeting due to the significant weather events that have occurred. ###


Media Briefing to be Held at 3:00p.m.

Posted September 14, 2018 at 1:06 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A media briefing will be held today, Friday, September 14, at 3:00 p.m. to provide information about the latest information regarding Hurricane Florence. The briefing … Read More »


City and County to Begin Curfews Tonight

Posted September 14, 2018 at 12:23 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington are issuing an order for curfews to begin tonight, Friday, September 14th at 10pm. Curfews are in … Read More »


Johnson Pre-K Shelter at Capacity

Posted September 13, 2018 at 9:47 am     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The Johnson Pre-K shelter is now at capacity. The following county shelters are still able to accept residents for evacuation: Trask Middle School, Eaton Elementary … Read More »


Media Briefing to be Held at 11:45 a.m.

Posted September 13, 2018 at 9:05 am     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A media briefing will be held today, Thursday, September 13, at 11:45 a.m. to provide information about the latest weather update, shelters, storm preparations and … Read More »


Shelter Update in New Hanover County

Posted September 13, 2018 at 6:44 am     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The following shelters are still able to accept residents for evacuation: Trask Middle School, Eaton Elementary School, Codington Elementary, Johnson Pre-K Center, and Noble Middle … Read More »


Additional County Shelter Opening at 6 p.m. Today

Posted September 12, 2018 at 5:11 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – For residents who are not able to travel to the inland shelter, an additional shelter will open at 6 p.m. at MCS Noble Middle School, … Read More »


Codington at Capacity, Additional County Shelter to Open; Media Briefing at 5:30 p.m.

Posted September 12, 2018 at 4:25 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Codington Elementary School is now at capacity. Eaton Elementary School will open at 5:30 p.m. today for residents who are seeking shelter but cannot leave … Read More »


Additional Inland Shelter Opening, Final Buses Leaving for Winston-Salem at 6 p.m.

Posted September 12, 2018 at 3:16 pm     Category: Emergency News

Johnson at capacity, Codington opening at 3:30 p.m. NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum will open to shelter citizens at 6 p.m. today. Two buses will … Read More »


Media Briefing to be Held at 11:45 a.m.

Posted September 12, 2018 at 10:55 am     Category: Emergency News

A media briefing will be held today, Wednesday, September 12, at 11:45 a.m. to provide information about the latest weather update, shelters, storm preparations and protective action decisions for our … Read More »


Trask Shelter at Capacity, Inland Shelters Open in Wake County

Posted September 12, 2018 at 10:09 am     Category: Emergency News

The Trask Middle School Shelter is at capacity. Residents are encouraged to seek shelter inland at Southeast Raleigh High School and Garner High School. Buses will be at the Government … Read More »


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