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Posted on: February 16, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 26, 2023

New Hanover County officially breaks ground on new museum and library site in the Grace District

Library and Museum from Grace and Third

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Following weeks of preparing the site, construction is set to begin on the new Cape Fear Museum and downtown Public Library facility, known as Project Grace, after the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners held a groundbreakin...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Free tax preparation and filing starts February 1 in New Hanover County

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC?– Beginning February 1, 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. These programs will be available at no...

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Posted on: October 10, 2023

New Hanover County reports successful Project Grace bond sale

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Tuesday, New Hanover County successfully sold limited obligation bonds that will generate approximately $56.5 million in proceeds to fund the Project Grace initiative, which includes the construction of a new Public L...

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Posted on: October 3, 2023

Local Government Commission approves financing plan for Project Grace

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At its October 3 meeting in Boone, N.C., the Local Government Commission reviewed and approved New Hanover County’s financial proposal for debt issuance of $57 million to fund the construction of a purpose-built, state-of-the-art ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2023

Project Grace Update: Revised development agreement includes $4.6 million in cost savings

Update: The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the updated development agreement at its August 7 meeting.

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will be considering an amended development agreement with Cape Fear Development for the county-...

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Posted on: June 1, 2023

Third annual “Read across the County” centers on music as universal language

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The connectivity, power and inclusivity of music for all is the central theme for books selected as part of the third annual “Read across the County” initiative.

The yearly program from the New Hanover...

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Posted on: March 3, 2023

Community input encouraged for Northchase Library planning

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As plans take shape for a New Hanover County Public Library branch in the Northchase area, residents are being asked to provide feedback that will be used to ensure the facility meets community needs.

A survey is now open...

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