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Burning ban issued for unincorporated areas of New Hanover County

Posted May 24, 2021 at 11:30 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue has issued a burning ban effective at noon today, Monday, May 24, because of the high heat and drought conditions, … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted May 24, 2021 at 8:27 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleaseOtherPublic Notice

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 the following: New Hanover … Read More »


New Hanover County Announces “Read across the County” Initiative

Posted May 21, 2021 at 9:18 am     Category: LibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Library, the Office of Diversity and Equity, and Friends of the Library are partnering on a “Read across the County” initiative … Read More »


New Hanover County 7th in state for COVID-19 vaccinations

Posted May 20, 2021 at 3:49 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, 47.6 percent of New Hanover County residents are partially vaccinated against COVID-19, ranking New … Read More »


Public Notice: Location change for New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District monthly meetings

Posted May 18, 2021 at 1:59 pm     Category: News ReleaseOtherPublic NoticeSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the location for upcoming New Hanover Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors monthly meetings has changed to a … Read More »


New Hanover County Fire Rescue achieves improved fire rating, leading to lower fire insurance rates for residents

Posted May 18, 2021 at 9:38 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) has received an improved fire response rating – going from a four to a two rating – from the … Read More »


New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopts 5-year Master Aging Plan, ensuring services and support for older adults now and in the future

Posted May 17, 2021 at 9:56 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleaseSenior Resource Center

New Hanover County, NC – At its meeting today, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopted a five-year Master Aging Plan (MAP), which will help shape the resources and services for older … Read More »


New Hanover County lifts mask restrictions and capacity limits for county facilities and properties

Posted May 14, 2021 at 5:08 pm     Category: County ManagerNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY –  Following new CDC guidance that fully vaccinated individuals can safely do most activities without wearing a mask or the need to social distance from others, Governor … Read More »


Public Health offers walk-up clinics for people 12 and older

Posted May 13, 2021 at 12:39 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services’ Public Health will expand COVID-19 vaccine availability to people 12 and older following the formal approval of the … Read More »


Public Notice: Location change for May and June New Hanover County Health & Human Services Board Meetings

Posted May 12, 2021 at 4:54 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board meetings on May 18 and June 15, 2021, will be held at … Read More »


Public Notice: May 13 Board of Commissioners Agenda Review Canceled

Posted May 11, 2021 at 4:26 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, May 13, 2021 at 4:00 … Read More »


New Hanover County officials monitoring fuel shortage; Residents urged to avoid panic purchasing

Posted May 11, 2021 at 2:32 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County officials are monitoring the temporary shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline and fuel supply in the area and are working to ensure county … Read More »


Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 9-15; County officials encourage residents to be ReadyNHC

Posted May 10, 2021 at 2:01 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 9 through 15 and New Hanover County officials are encouraging residents to be ReadyNHC and continue to consider COVID-19 when preparing … Read More »


New Hanover County’s Snows Cut Park will permanently close June 30 due to shoreline erosion and safety concerns

Posted May 10, 2021 at 10:53 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Snows Cut Park, located at 9420 River Road, will permanently close on June 30, 2021 due to significant and persistent shoreline erosion that has occurred, … Read More »


Board of Elections Regular Meeting Notice

Posted May 7, 2021 at 12:00 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 4:00 PM in the Long Leaf Room of the Executive Development … Read More »


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