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New Hanover County Update: DHHS health effects statement on GenX

Posted June 13, 2017 at 10:41 am     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Monday evening, the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) released a health effects statement on GenX to county public health directors. … Read More »


New Hanover County Update on GenX: Meeting Scheduled

Posted June 12, 2017 at 4:52 pm     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –The Chemours Company has agreed to meet with local and state officials regarding the GenX issue this Thursday, June 15 at the New Hanover County Government … Read More »


New Hanover County Update on GenX, June 12 at 10 a.m.

Posted June 12, 2017 at 10:27 am     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has the responsibility to keep its citizens safe, healthy and secure. As such, the role of the county in the GenX issue … Read More »


New Hanover County Takes Action to Understand GenX and Drinking Water

Posted June 9, 2017 at 5:49 pm     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County, in partnership with Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) and the City of Wilmington, has taken several actions in response to the … Read More »


NHC Health Department Receives Donation of Naloxone

Posted May 24, 2017 at 9:46 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Health Department recently received a donation of 200 two-dose injectable EVZIO® kits from Kaléo, a Richmond, Virginia-based pharmaceutical company. EVZIO® is … Read More »


NHC Senior Resource Center Recertified as Center of Excellence

Posted May 22, 2017 at 9:48 am     Category: News ReleaseSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Senior Resource Center recently received re-certification as a Senior Center of Excellence, the highest certification given by the NC Division of … Read More »


New Hanover County Produces Second Opioid Epidemic PSA

Posted May 16, 2017 at 3:07 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Communications and Outreach Department has produced the second of six public service announcements (PSAs) aimed at raising awareness of the local opioid … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Board of Health Meeting

Posted May 15, 2017 at 2:12 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Health will meet at 6 p.m. on May 16, 2017, at the New Hanover County Health Department located at … Read More »


New Hanover County to hold second Future Street Plan workshop

Posted May 9, 2017 at 4:43 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The second public meeting for the Future Street Plan project in northeastern New Hanover County will be held on Tuesday, May 16 from 5 to … Read More »


New Hanover County Recognizes Employees for Exceptional Service

Posted April 27, 2017 at 2:19 pm     Category: County ManagerHuman ResourcesNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County employees were celebrated at the third-annual Reach for the Stars Awards Banquet on Wednesday, April 26. Vice-Chairman Skip Watkins, Commissioners Jonathan Barfield … Read More »


Six Local Students Win Environmental Contest

Posted April 25, 2017 at 1:10 pm     Category: News ReleaseSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – More than 70 students from New Hanover County’s elementary and middle schools participated in the annual county-wide Soil & Water Conservation District contests this past … Read More »


Public Workshop to be held on county’s Unified Development Ordinance

Posted April 19, 2017 at 9:32 am     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Planning and Land Use Department will hold the first public engagement workshop for the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) on Thursday, April … Read More »


Ogden Skate Park Grand Opening on Sunday

Posted April 18, 2017 at 2:47 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Parks & Gardens will hold a grand opening for the county’s Ogden Skate Park on Sunday, April 23 at 2 p.m. The … Read More »


New Hanover County Produces Opioid Epidemic Public Service Announcement

Posted April 11, 2017 at 8:47 am     Category: Communications & OutreachNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Communications and Outreach Department has produced the first of six public service announcements (PSAs) aimed at raising awareness of the local opioid … Read More »


New Hanover County to hold public workshop for Future Street Plan

Posted April 10, 2017 at 3:52 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County, in coordination with the Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO), is developing a Future Street Plan for northeastern New Hanover County. … Read More »


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