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New Hanover County issues curfew that restricts gatherings beginning at 9 p.m.

Posted June 2, 2020 at 3:52 pm     Category: County CommissionersEmergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOther

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman has implemented a curfew for the unincorporated areas of the county until further notice. The curfew … Read More »


New Hanover County encourages residents to be ReadyNHC, consider COVID-19 in hurricane planning

Posted June 2, 2020 at 11:34 am     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Hurricane season began June 1, and New Hanover County officials are encouraging residents to be ReadyNHC and consider COVID-19 when preparing for impacts of storms … Read More »


New Hanover County’s adopted budget continues important services, maintains tax rate

Posted June 2, 2020 at 8:40 am     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerFinanceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On June 1, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopted a $399.6 million balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, which begins July 1. The … Read More »


New Hanover County’s Small Business Grant Applications Open Now Through Friday

Posted June 1, 2020 at 4:20 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Small businesses in New Hanover County that have been impacted by COVID-19 can apply now through Friday, June 5 for a $10,000 grant through the … Read More »


New Hanover County Public Health announces fifth death from COVID-19, urges residents to take precautions as case count rises

Posted May 29, 2020 at 4:20 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County saw its highest daily increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 this week, from 171 on Wednesday to 188 on Thursday. The fifth death in New Hanover County from … Read More »


New Hanover County Public Health officials identify COVID-19 in residential facility

Posted May 29, 2020 at 11:00 am     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANVOER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified two lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 among staff in a local congregate care facility. This meets the NC Department of Health and Human Services’ definition … Read More »


New Hanover County Approves of Phase 2 Outdoor Seating Guidance for ABC Permit Holders in Unincorporated New Hanover County

Posted May 27, 2020 at 5:11 pm     Category: County ManagerEmergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic HealthSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On May 24, 2020, the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Commission issued guidelines to temporarily allow on-premises ABC permit holders to include additional outdoor … Read More »


Senior Resource Center resumes free tax preparation service June 1

Posted May 27, 2020 at 12:10 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Senior Resource Center will resume the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program starting Monday, June 1, with drop-off services. The VITA … Read More »


Public Health announces 4th death related to COVID-19 in New Hanover County

Posted May 22, 2020 at 4:29 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Public Health officials were notified today of an additional death from COVID-19 in New Hanover County, bringing the total number of deaths in the county … Read More »


More county services reopen starting Tuesday

Posted May 22, 2020 at 1:29 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As part of Governor Cooper’s Safer at Home Phase 2 of reopening, New Hanover County will reopen more services, including curbside library services and park … Read More »


Public Notice: Location Change of Regular Board Meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners

Posted May 22, 2020 at 11:37 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

New Hanover County, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold its Regular Board Meeting on June 1, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. … Read More »


New Hanover County continues expanded COVID-19 testing, shares Memorial Day safety reminders

Posted May 20, 2020 at 3:35 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will continue to offer expanded, community-wide COVID-19 diagnostic testing to residents in the weeks to come, based on the community’s need. The drive-through testing location, which has been in downtown … Read More »


Public Notice: Surplus property for sale to non-profits then general public

Posted May 20, 2020 at 10:48 am     Category: County CommissionersFinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution at its meeting on Monday, May 18, 2020, declaring certain personal property surplus to the county’s … Read More »


Board of Elections Special Meeting Notice

Posted May 19, 2020 at 1:25 pm     Category: Elections

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- The New Hanover County Board of Elections will hold a special meeting on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 4:30 PM for the purpose of discussing the … Read More »


New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopts CARES Act spending outline

Posted May 19, 2020 at 10:43 am     Category: County CommissionersFinanceNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners approved a budget outline for spending more than $4 million in funds allocated from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief … Read More »


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