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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 »

Minority & Women Business Enterprise Program Aims to Increase Economic Diversity

Posted December 4, 2019 at 12:47 pm     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet Earlier this year, New Hanover County began working on an update to our Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) Program to help ensure a higher … Read More »

NHRMC’s future: where we are and where we’re headed

Posted October 25, 2019 at 11:32 am     Category: General

By County Manger Chris Coudriet The future of New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) is a main topic of conversation throughout the community. I understand why – it is an … Read More »