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  1. New Hanover County sees progress, successes at end of five-year strategic plan

    At Monday’s meeting, the Board of Commissioners received a report out of the county's 2018-2023 Strategic Plan, which has helped to guide the work of the county’s 2,000 employees over the past five years. Read on...
  2. New Hanover County CDC Community Level Returns to Low

    New Hanover County is back in the Low CDC COVID Community Level after case rates and healthcare impacts have improved this week. While we are now at a low community level, it’s important to stay prepared for changes as the virus continues to spread. Read on...
  3. Public Notice: January 19 Board of Commissioners Agenda Review Canceled

    Notice is hereby given that the Agenda Review Meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners scheduled for Thursday January 19, 2023 at 4 p.m. in the Harrell Conference Room of the New Hanover County Government Center has been canceled. Read on...
  4. New Hanover County joins partners in dedication ceremony for The Healing Place

    On Tuesday, officials with New Hanover County, Trillium Health Resources and The Healing Place came together with other community partners to hold a dedication and ribbon cutting for The Healing Place of New Hanover County. Read on...
  5. Energy bill assistance available for New Hanover County residents

    New Hanover County Health and Human Services is administering the federally-funded Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) for qualified households through March 31, or until funds are exhausted. Read on...
  6. Port City United hosting Fresh Chance Friday with employment and expungement resources

    Fresh Chance Friday will be held from 2-5 p.m. on January 27 at the MLK Center, allowing attendees to connect with career resources and other community partners Read on...
  7. Public Notice: Health and Human Services Board to meet January 17; Subcommittee meeting to follow

    The New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board will meet at 8 a.m. on January 17, followed by a make-up meeting of the HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee at 11:30 a.m. Read on...
  8. TreeFest set for January 20-21 at Independence Mall

    The 25th annual TreeFest will be held Friday, January 20 and Saturday, January 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., or while supplies last, at Independence Mall inside the JC Penney corridor. Read on...
  9. New Hanover County CDC Community Level Increases to High

    Following a review of the latest COVID-19 data for New Hanover County, the CDC Community Level has increased to High. The majority of the state is now at a high community level, indicating COVID-19 is widely circulating. Read on...
  10. Public Notice: City of Wilmington/New Hanover County Joint Subcommittee to meet on January 10

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Wilmington/New Hanover County Joint Subcommittee (Elected Officials) and Staff Committee on Opioid Settlement Proceeds will meet on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at 10 a.m. Read on...
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