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Barfield named chair of social services board, Roberts vice-chair

Posted July 16, 2014 at 4:02 pm     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Commissioner Jonathan Barfield, Jr. was elected chairman of the New Hanover County Social Services Board Tuesday morning. Barfield took over the gavel from Evelyn Bryant, … Read More »


Museum “Connects” Visitors with Communication Exhibit

Posted July 16, 2014 at 1:15 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – How have people communicated over distances over time? Cape Fear Museum’s collection includes thousands of artifacts related to both manual and digital methods of communication. View 32objects … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Associates Unveils New Website

Posted July 14, 2014 at 2:55 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the unveiling of their new website, www.cfmassociates.org. Take a glance at our Associates members and donors. Learn how … Read More »


Senior Resource Center to offer A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

Posted July 14, 2014 at 8:30 am     Category: News ReleaseSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Have you turned down a chance to go out with family or friends because you were concerned about falling?  Have you cut down on a … Read More »


Board of Elections postpones Wednesday meeting until 12 noon

Posted July 14, 2014 at 7:51 am     Category: ElectionsNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Elections meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 16, at 10 a.m. has been postponed until 12 p.m.  The purpose of this meeting … Read More »


Commissioners cancel July 17 Agenda Review meeting

Posted July 11, 2014 at 10:37 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Due to a limited number of agenda items and scheduling conflicts, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners has canceled its Agenda Review meeting, previously scheduled … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted July 9, 2014 at 1:47 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Many opportunities exist for citizens who have a desire to become more involved with issues that affect the future of New Hanover County to volunteer. The … Read More »


Board of Elections to meet Tuesday, July 15

Posted July 9, 2014 at 1:42 pm     Category: ElectionsNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Board of Elections will meet on Tuesday, July 15 at 10:00 a.m. and Wednesday, July 16 at 10:00 a.m. for discussion and action, as needed, regarding general … Read More »


Health officials warn of mosquito control

Posted July 9, 2014 at 1:40 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County received more than 3.5 inches of rain from Hurricane Arthur, creating many areas where mosquitoes can potentially breed. It’s time to look around … Read More »


New Hanover County to launch new website

Posted July 7, 2014 at 3:59 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Users of New Hanover County’s website will be greeted with a completely new look and functionality the next time they check www.nhcgov.com. New Hanover County Public … Read More »


Independence Day closings for New Hanover County government offices; attractions open

Posted June 30, 2014 at 2:20 pm     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – New Hanover County will close its administrative offices Friday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. County offices will reopen and resume normal hours of operation … Read More »


Family Fun Night at Airlie Gardens featuring A Sculpted Garden

Posted June 30, 2014 at 1:51 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Wander over to Airlie Gardens on Saturday, July 26 from 5 to 8pm for Family Fun Night – featuring A Sculpted Garden!  Both the young and young … Read More »


New Hanover Library selected to participate in Book Rocket reading-tracking preview

Posted June 25, 2014 at 2:39 pm     Category: LibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Library (NHCPL) has been selected by AWE to be one of 14 libraries across the nation participating this summer in a … Read More »


Programming Notice: NHCTV goes digital on Charter Communications

Posted June 18, 2014 at 10:22 am     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Charter Communications has moved New Hanover County Television (NHCTV) Channel 5 to the digital tier. For subscribers of Charter, Channel 13 may now be found on Channel 192 with a … Read More »


County launches new development services and tax department websites

Posted June 17, 2014 at 2:30 pm     Category: EngineeringNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Development services to include planning, permitting, inspections, and engineering as well as the tax department introduce their new web pages this week. These important and frequently … Read More »


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