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Friday, October 12, 2018 at 12:53 pm

New Hanover County Updates for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Below are several key updates as New Hanover County residents recover from Hurricane Florence. Debris Update New Hanover County has collected 349,833 cubic yards of vegetative debris and 573 cubic … Read More »

Friday, October 5, 2018 at 2:36 pm

Community Recovery Resource Center offers services through Saturday

Last modified: October 5, 2018 at 2:56 pm

New Hanover County, NC – Saturday, October 6 is the last day to apply for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Program (D-SNAP), better known as Disaster Food Stamps, at the Community … Read More »

Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 10:49 am

Community Recovery Resource Center opens Friday in New Hanover County

Last modified: September 27, 2018 at 11:43 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will open a Community Recovery Resource Center on Friday, September 28 at Independence Mall to assist residents of New Hanover County and … Read More »

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 2:12 pm

New Hanover County to administer Disaster Food Benefits starting Friday

Last modified: September 27, 2018 at 11:28 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Residents of New Hanover County can apply for Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), better known as “Disaster Food Stamps,” beginning Friday, September 28. Residents … Read More »

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 5:07 pm

Residents encouraged to remain out of flood waters

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health is encouraging all residents to use caution and remain out of flooded areas. According to the Center for Disease Control, “flood waters and … Read More »

Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 4:57 pm

Signs of recovery in New Hanover County PODS scale back, County offices open Monday

New Hanover County, NC – The three Points of Distribution Sites (PODS) that have provided cases of Meals Ready to Eat (MREs), water and tarps for the last six days, will begin scaling … Read More »

Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 6:01 pm

Free water testing kits for private wells

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health is offering free drinking water test kits to New Hanover County residents with private water wells.  Wells flooded as a … Read More »

Friday, September 21, 2018 at 6:07 pm

Animal Services Unit and Building Safety Department Satellite Office Open to Serve Residents

New Hanover County, N.C. – The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Unit is open and any animal dropped off prior to Hurricane Florence may be picked up at … Read More »

Friday, September 21, 2018 at 4:10 pm

New Hanover County establishes “Donations Hub”

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County has established a “Donations Hub” to facilitate ways for individuals and organizations to donate supplies and volunteer to assist in hurricane recovery … Read More »

Friday, September 21, 2018 at 9:36 am

Residential debris collection in New Hanover County starts Monday

Last modified: September 27, 2018 at 3:11 pm

New Hanover County, NC – Debris collection in unincorporated areas of New Hanover County will begin Monday, September 24, beginning with county parks and schools, then moving to unincorporated areas. … Read More »

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:03 pm

Shelter management transferred to the American Red Cross, New Hanover County suspends curfew

New Hanover County, NC – The American Red Cross will assume responsibility of shelter operations at Hoggard High School starting Friday, September 21, at 7 p.m. “Our county staff have … Read More »

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 8:39 pm

New Information on Routes to Wilmington

Last modified: September 19, 2018 at 8:40 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The North Carolina State Highway Patrol has updated their information on routes to Wilmington. They have advised us that the route using 421 is experiencing heavy … Read More »

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 2:31 pm

County reduces curfew, encourages evacuees to stay put

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Now that additional power has been restored, New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington have moved the daily curfew back from 8 p.m. to … Read More »

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 9:35 am

SNAP Benefits Extended for New Hanover County Residents

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Food stamp beneficiaries in New Hanover County may use their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits at local retailers that accept SNAP in order to … Read More »

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 8:39 am

Media Briefing (9/19) to be held at 11:45 a.m.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A media briefing will be held today, Wednesday, September 19, at 11:45 a.m. to provide information about the latest information regarding Hurricane Florence. The briefing … Read More »

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 5:57 am

Relief Efforts in New Hanover County 

Last modified: September 19, 2018 at 4:17 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Individuals and organizations that wish to volunteer for, or donate to, hurricane relief efforts in New Hanover County should email HurricaneRelief@nhcgov.com. Residents who are seeking assistance can also use this contact … Read More »

Monday, September 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Food and Water Distribution Sites Update

Last modified: September 18, 2018 at 8:26 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County, in partnership with FEMA, the Civil Air Patrol and volunteers from General Electric, will be opening three Points of Distribution Sites (PODS) … Read More »

Monday, September 17, 2018 at 9:49 am

Media Briefing (9/17) to be held at 11:45 a.m.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A media briefing will be held today, Monday, September 17, at 11:45 a.m. to provide information about the latest information regarding Hurricane Florence. The briefing will … Read More »

Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 12:41 pm

Curfew extended, county opens post-storm shelter operations

Last modified: September 16, 2018 at 1:50 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington are extending the curfew that is already in place. The curfew will now begin at 8 p.m. … Read More »

Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 8:54 am

Media briefing to be held at 11:45 a.m.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A media briefing will be held today, Sunday, September 16, at 11:45 a.m. to provide information about the latest information regarding Hurricane Florence. The briefing will … Read More »

Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 7:21 am

Residents Rescued from Homes and Vehicles Overnight

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Numerous residents were rescued from flooded vehicles and homes in New Hanover County overnight. In the midst of heavy rainfall, first responder rescue teams from … Read More »

Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 6:09 am

Public Information Hotline Service Restored

The New Hanover County Public Information Hotline service has been restored. Residents can call (910) 798-6800 with questions. A backup phone number is also available at (910) 620-0860. The latest … Read More »

Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 2:04 am

Public Information Hotline Experiencing Service Interruption, 911 Fully Operational

Callers to the New Hanover County public information hotline may be experiencing a busy signal due to a system interruption. The 911 center is operational, and citizens should call 911 … Read More »

Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 8:39 am

Media briefing to be held at 11:45 a.m.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A media briefing will be held today, Saturday, September 15 at 11:45 a.m. to provide information about the latest information regarding Hurricane Florence. The briefing will … Read More »

Friday, September 14, 2018 at 1:06 pm

Media Briefing to be Held at 3:00p.m.

Last modified: September 14, 2018 at 1:08 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A media briefing will be held today, Friday, September 14, at 3:00 p.m. to provide information about the latest information regarding Hurricane Florence. The briefing … Read More »

Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 9:47 am

Johnson Pre-K Shelter at Capacity

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The Johnson Pre-K shelter is now at capacity. The following county shelters are still able to accept residents for evacuation: Trask Middle School, Eaton Elementary … Read More »

Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 9:05 am

Media Briefing to be Held at 11:45 a.m.

Last modified: September 13, 2018 at 9:06 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A media briefing will be held today, Thursday, September 13, at 11:45 a.m. to provide information about the latest weather update, shelters, storm preparations and … Read More »

Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 6:44 am

Shelter Update in New Hanover County

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The following shelters are still able to accept residents for evacuation: Trask Middle School, Eaton Elementary School, Codington Elementary, Johnson Pre-K Center, and Noble Middle … Read More »

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 5:11 pm

Additional County Shelter Opening at 6 p.m. Today

Last modified: September 12, 2018 at 5:12 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – For residents who are not able to travel to the inland shelter, an additional shelter will open at 6 p.m. at MCS Noble Middle School, located … Read More »

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 4:25 pm

Codington at Capacity, Additional County Shelter to Open; Media Briefing at 5:30 p.m.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Codington Elementary School is now at capacity. Eaton Elementary School will open at 5:30 p.m. today for residents who are seeking shelter but cannot leave … Read More »

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 3:16 pm

Additional Inland Shelter Opening, Final Buses Leaving for Winston-Salem at 6 p.m.

Last modified: September 12, 2018 at 3:34 pm

Johnson at capacity, Codington opening at 3:30 p.m. NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum will open to shelter citizens at 6 p.m. today. Two buses will … Read More »

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 10:09 am

Trask Shelter at Capacity, Inland Shelters Open in Wake County

Last modified: September 12, 2018 at 10:43 am

The Trask Middle School Shelter is at capacity. Residents are encouraged to seek shelter inland at Southeast Raleigh High School and Garner High School. Buses will be at the Government Center at … Read More »

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 5:35 am

Additional Shelter Opens in New Hanover County

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The Johnson Pre-K Center will open at 9 a.m. today as a shelter.  Evacuees at this location should be prepared for the possibility of being … Read More »

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 12:19 am

Shelters Open in Wake County for New Hanover County Residents

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Additional shelters will open today at 7 a.m. at the Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School, 2600 Rock Quarry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27610 and Garner High … Read More »

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 6:06 pm

Inland shelter changed, additional buses running Wednesday

Last modified: September 11, 2018 at 6:09 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has just been informed by our state partners that the location of the Raleigh shelter has been moved to Knightdale High School, … Read More »

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 9:19 am

Shelter Opens in Raleigh for New Hanover County residents

Last modified: September 11, 2018 at 5:13 pm

UPDATE: The location of the Raleigh shelter has been moved to Knightdale High School, located at 100 Bryan Chalk Lane in Knightdale, NC. NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At 6 … Read More »

Monday, September 10, 2018 at 5:47 pm

Evacuations Recommended, County Shelter to Open

Last modified: September 10, 2018 at 5:55 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – For safety purposes, New Hanover County Emergency Management is recommending a voluntary evacuation for all of New Hanover County, including Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Wrightsville … Read More »

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