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  1. New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

    The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in filling vacancies on county boards and committees. Read on...
  2. Public Notice: Board of Commissioners to hold Closed Session on February 2

    The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a closed session meeting on Thursday, February 2 following its agenda review meeting at 4 p.m., to instruct staff concerning a real property matter. Read on...
  3. Public Notice: New Hanover County Non-County Agency Funding Committee to meet February 9

    The New Hanover County Non-County Agency Funding Committee will meet February 9, 2023, at 9 a.m. Read on...
  4. Free tax preparation and filing starts Feb. 1 in New Hanover County

    From February 1-April 18, residents can receive free tax preparation and filing by trained, IRS-certified volunteers through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and AARP Tax Aide programs. Read on...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
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