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Hurricane Florence: Six Months Later

Posted March 21, 2019 at 10:44 am     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet It has been six months already, since Hurricane Florence made landfall in New Hanover County. This storm was unlike any other we have seen in … Read More »

The possibilities of Project Grace

Posted February 18, 2019 at 4:29 pm     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet The possibilities of Project Grace are exciting. It has been over two years since we began talking about the opportunity of a public-private partnership to … Read More »

New Hanover County’s Legislative Priorities Put Residents First

Posted January 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet New Hanover County Commissioners have been working hard to prioritize and advocate for our county’s local legislative goals for 2019-20, and they have been working … Read More »

One Thousand, Five Hundred and Ten

Posted December 20, 2018 at 2:17 pm     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet One thousand, five hundred and ten. That’s the number of New Hanover County employees who stayed behind, served our community, and supported our residents for … Read More »

For These Things and More, I Am Thankful

Posted November 20, 2018 at 8:25 am     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet Thankful. It’s a word most of us use around this time of year but it feels incredibly fitting for me to use it now as … Read More »

Resiliency is Key to Economic Recovery After Florence

Posted October 19, 2018 at 1:56 pm     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet New Hanover County experienced significant impacts from Hurricane Florence. The preliminary damage assessment across the county is more than $450 million in real and personal … Read More »

Lessons Learned from a False Alarm

Posted August 16, 2018 at 3:35 pm     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet You may have heard about New Hanover County Government Center’s inadvertent emergency alert that happened on Aug. 1. The alert was treated as a real … Read More »

Increasing Recycling, Reuse and Waste Reduction

Posted July 18, 2018 at 3:58 pm     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet If you want to see innovation at work, take a tour around the New Hanover County landfill. You won’t just see a pile of trash; … Read More »

Adopted Budget Saves Taxpayer Money and Makes Strategic Investments

Posted June 19, 2018 at 4:45 pm     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet New Hanover County’s newly-adopted budget leaves more money in taxpayers’ pockets – $5.1 million to be exact – all while increasing funding for our public … Read More »

County Projects are Investments in Our Future

Posted May 21, 2018 at 2:38 pm     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet A new fire station, library, Public Health and Social Services building, and the potential development of Project Grace. Those are four of the major projects … Read More »