New Hanover County

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2:54 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

NHCo. Commissioners Appoint New County Manager

New Hanover County Assistant Manager Chris Coudriet will become County Manager on June 30.
New Hanover County

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners announced a new county manager to succeed Bruce Shell, who retires at the end of June after 25 years.  

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3:22 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

NHCo. to Collect E-Waste

John Seb Barber

Break out those old cans and bottles of household cleaners: pollen is back and it’s time for spring cleaning. Once New Hanover County residents are finished with those cleaning products, they can recycle them and other household wastes, like batteries.

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1:38 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

NHCo. to Post School Lockdowns on Twitter

Residents can now receive notices about public school lockdowns in New Hanover County through Twitter.

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4:12 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

NHCo. Telethon Raising Money for Residents without Water

Nicole-Koehler

Tomorrow, New Hanover County officially kicks off a new water assistance program to help residents who can’t pay their water bills.

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Local
2:06 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

NHCo. Telethon will Launch Water Assistance Program

On Saturday New Hanover County officially kicks off a new water assistance program to help residents who can’t pay their water bills. 

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8:47 pm
Tue March 13, 2012

NHCo. Commissioners Decline Family Planning Grant

Mayo Clinic

On Monday the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously declined a $9,000 dollar family planning grant from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Local
7:07 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

Local Girl Scouts Celebrate 100th Anniversary

By en:United States Post Office Department (scanned stamp) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Saturday morning 700 girls from New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts and its founder, Juliette Gordon-Low. 

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4:02 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Spring Cleaning Includes Recycling this Month

Spring cleaning is upon us, but that doesn’t just mean emptying out our closets.

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1:09 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

Homelessness Down across Region

By User:Nyttend [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Each year, the Tri-County Homeless Interagency Council tracks the number of homeless living in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties. 

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5:53 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Perdue Visits Wilmington to Tout Dropout Reduction Efforts

Governor Bev Perdue talks to New Hanover County principals and school counselors in Wilmington at the Board of Education.

Governor Bev Perdue joined a meeting of principals and school counselors in Wilmington Thursday to, as WHQR’s Michelle Bliss reports, discuss the county’s new strategies for lowering the dropout rate and helping kids flip that tassel.  

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