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An Ice Storm Warning is in effect for New Hanover County.

County offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, January 21, and Saturday, January 22, as the forecast calls for freezing rain, hazardous road conditions & potential power outages.

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New Hanover County Hosts Career Fair

Posted February 24, 2017 at 11:48 am     Category: Human ResourcesNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County will be holding a Career Fair on Saturday, March 18, from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the New Hanover County Government Center. Department … Read More »


Airlie Gardens Seeks Volunteers

Posted February 23, 2017 at 12:50 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Airlie Gardens is holding a two-day orientation for prospective volunteers on March 8 and 9, from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The orientation is called “Discovering Airlie- … Read More »


New Hanover County 2017 Property Revaluation Notices Mailed

Posted February 17, 2017 at 1:02 pm     Category: News ReleaseTax

New Hanover County, NC – The New Hanover County Tax Department has completed its 2017 Tax Revaluation for all properties in the county. Residential property owners will receive a letter … Read More »


Registration continues for Community Emergency Response Team Training (CERT)

Posted February 10, 2017 at 9:36 am     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – With the deadline fast approaching, New Hanover County residents can still register for upcoming Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training which begins Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.  Remaining … Read More »


New Hanover County Receives 26th-Consecutive National Budget Award

Posted February 6, 2017 at 4:04 pm     Category: FinanceNews ReleaseStrategy

New Hanover County, NC – At today’s New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting, the county’s Strategy and Budget Department was recognized for receiving the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from … Read More »


Airlie Gardens receives grant to expand environmental education

Posted January 20, 2017 at 10:26 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Airlie Gardens was recently awarded the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Ribbon of Hope Grant for science education. The $25,000 grant will enable Airlie Gardens to expand … Read More »


Senior Resource Center offers Free Tax Preparation

Posted January 19, 2017 at 10:03 am     Category: News ReleaseSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Beginning February 1 and running through April 18, New Hanover County residents can come to the county’s Senior Resource Center for free tax preparation and … Read More »


Public Notice: Cancelled Agenda Review

Posted January 18, 2017 at 10:13 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Agenda Review meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners scheduled for Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 4 p.m. in … Read More »


County & City Workforce Housing Committee Schedules 2017 Meetings

Posted January 13, 2017 at 10:19 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington’s Ad Hoc Committee on Improving Workforce/Affordable Housing has updated its meeting schedule for the beginning of the … Read More »


New Hanover County brings HazWagon to Ogden, Wrightsville and Carolina Beaches

Posted January 12, 2017 at 9:34 am     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is encouraging residents to safely dispose of toxic materials with its new mobile collection unit, the HazWagon. Beginning Monday, January 16, the … Read More »


New Hanover County’s Avril Pinder shows commitment to professional development

Posted January 4, 2017 at 9:37 am     Category: County ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Avril Pinder, New Hanover County’s deputy county manager, recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. Pinder is now one … Read More »


Child Care Subsidies Available Through New Hanover County Social Services

Posted December 19, 2016 at 1:06 pm     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Department of Social Services (DSS) has funds available to assist additional residents with child care subsidies. Individuals on the DSS wait list … Read More »


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

Posted December 19, 2016 at 9:24 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Re-elected Commissioners Jonathan Barfield, Jr. and Woody White, and newly-elected Commissioner Patricia Kusek took the oath of office on December 19 during the New Hanover … Read More »


New Hanover County Parks adds splash pad and additional amenities

Posted December 14, 2016 at 10:56 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Parks & Gardens recently completed the new splash pad at Hugh MacRae Park. The 2,700 square foot wet play area will officially … Read More »


Emergency Meeting Notice – Board of Elections

Posted December 1, 2016 at 4:38 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Elections will be meeting on Thursday, December 1 at 3:30 PM in the Board of Elections Conference Room, Suite … Read More »


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