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New Hanover County closes Emergency Operations Center and Public Information Center

Posted October 5, 2015 at 4:58 pm     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center and Public Information Call Center closed at  5 p.m., Monday, October 5 as the need for the coordinated response to … Read More »


New Hanover County Emergency Shelter Closes – American Red Cross Shelter Opens

Posted October 5, 2015 at 12:51 pm     Category: News ReleaseOther

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Emergency Management has announced that the New Hanover County operated shelter at Trask Middle School has been closed as of 12:30 PM … Read More »


Commissioners cancel October 5 Regular Board Meeting

Posted October 4, 2015 at 7:24 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The October 5, 2015 Regular Board Meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners has been cancelled due to the inclement weather and travel … Read More »


New Hanover County opens emergency shelter

Posted October 4, 2015 at 6:47 pm     Category: Other

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – New Hanover County Emergency Management officials will open the following emergency shelter at 6:45 pm on Sunday, October 4, 2015 to assist those experiencing flooding … Read More »


Roads Closed due to Hazardous Conditions

Posted October 4, 2015 at 6:33 pm     Category: News Release

New Hanover County, NC – Most local roads are open and are passable; however motorists should remember to use caution while driving. For a continuing list of road closures, go … Read More »


Remain indoors and monitor storm

Posted October 4, 2015 at 4:43 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementLibraryNews ReleaseParks and GardensPublic Health

(New Hanover County)–New Hanover County Emergency officials encourage residents to take heed of the warnings from the National Weather Service. (NWS) to remain indoors, and to protect themselves and their … Read More »


New Hanover County Government Offices & Courts Closing

Posted October 4, 2015 at 3:28 pm     Category: Other

  New Hanover County, NC – Due to extreme rainfall and the continued opportunity for widespread flooding, the following agencies and services will be closed Monday and remain closed until … Read More »


JIC Activated to Provide Coordinated Information

Posted October 4, 2015 at 5:10 am     Category: News Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County has activated the Joint Information Center in response to torrential rainfall. Located at the New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center, the JIC … Read More »


New Hanover County State of Emergency effective at 6 p.m.

Posted October 2, 2015 at 5:43 pm     Category: News Release

Based on current conditions, Vice Chairman Beth Dawson on behalf of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners signed the Proclamation of the State of Emergency for New Hanover County … Read More »


State of Emergency Effective at 6:00 PM

Posted October 2, 2015 at 12:11 pm     Category: Cape Fear MuseumCommunications & OutreachEmergency ManagementFire RescueNews ReleasePublic HealthSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A State of Emergency has been declared for New Hanover County and all municipalities effective today, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. in advance of torrential … Read More »


New Hanover declares State of Emergency effective at 6 p.m.

Posted October 2, 2015 at 11:46 am     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A State of Emergency has been declared for New Hanover County and all municipalities effective today, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. in advance of torrential … Read More »


2015 Municipal Elections Voter Registration Deadline

Posted October 2, 2015 at 9:34 am     Category: ElectionsNews Release

(New Hanover County)– The voter registration deadline for the 2015 Municipal Elections will be Friday, October 9, 2015 at 5:00 PM. To access registration forms, visit our office at 230 Government … Read More »


Hurricane Joaquin Briefing to Board of Commissioners

Posted October 1, 2015 at 11:44 am     Category: Communications & OutreachEmergency ManagementNews Release

(New Hanover County)–  New Hanover County Emergency Management Director, Warren Lee will be briefing the board of commissioners later this afternoon on the progress of Hurricane Joaquin and the preparations … Read More »


Local Students to Promote Safe Walking to School on International Walk to School Day

Posted September 30, 2015 at 4:50 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- Safe Kids Cape Fear and Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO) are joining together with local law enforcement and local schools on October 7, 2015 in recognition … Read More »


New Hanover County Leaders Learn from InterCity Leadership Visit on Economic Development and Quality of Place Issues

Posted September 25, 2015 at 8:21 am     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – An overnight visit earlier this week to a top tourism destination in the U.S. that also has a progressive economic development program is invigorating local … Read More »


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