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Smart, Responsible Development is key for New Hanover County

Posted November 12, 2020 at 8:35 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet New Hanover County is changing. Our population is growing, the needs of residents to be more connected and have different housing options is evolving, and … Read More »

Embarking on the county’s first Master Aging Plan for a healthier, purposeful future

Posted October 19, 2020 at 8:28 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet Older adults are living longer, healthier and more productive lives. I’m glad, especially since my 50th birthday is right around the corner. My mom is 70, and she remains active … Read More »

Share your feedback, perceptions about workforce housing and housing affordability

Posted September 18, 2020 at 8:30 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet When you hear the term “housing affordability” – what comes to your mind? Some equate it to lower income or subsidized housing, others see it … Read More »

New Hanover County supports businesses, helps families, expands wireless

Posted August 25, 2020 at 9:03 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet Since the start of COVID-19, New Hanover County has led the public health response in our community: setting up testing sites, performing contact tracing to … Read More »

2020 Census count will guide important funding for our region – and it’s needed now more than ever

Posted July 17, 2020 at 8:58 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet The COVID-19 pandemic has rescheduled, canceled and changed the course of most every event and plan in the past four months. The 2020 Census is … Read More »

New Hanover County Awards $1.3 million to 130 Local Small Businesses

Posted June 24, 2020 at 8:17 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet The locally-owned store where you frequently shop, your barber or hair salon, the family-owned print store down the street – those are just some of the businesses that the county has been able … Read More »

New Hanover County offers expertise and resources for safe reopening

Posted May 20, 2020 at 9:08 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet Since March 21, our community has been operating under a Stay At Home Order and navigating mitigation measures set by either state or local authorities … Read More »

New Hanover County supports community through COVID-19

Posted April 9, 2020 at 11:50 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet The past month has been an unprecedented and difficult time for our community. Businesses have had to close their doors; the way essential services are … Read More »

2020: A Year of Action, Initiatives in New Hanover County

Posted February 13, 2020 at 10:44 am     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners held the 2020 State of the County address on February 10 to a packed room at the historic … Read More »

Sewer and water along 421 creates corridor primed for growth and new jobs

Posted January 17, 2020 at 12:37 pm     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet In business, in economic growth…if you build it, will they come? I think the answer, at least in the case of our industrial corridor on … Read More »