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Former head of New Hanover Co. Health Department fired over leadership, performance issues

The former head of the New Hanover County Health Department was fired due to "unresolved patterns of leadership and performance failure." That's according to a newly released separation letter.

New Hanover health director no longer employed with county

New Hanover County confirms their top health official is off the job.

New Hanover County jumps from yellow to orange, first Moderna vaccines administered

There's good and bad news when it comes to COVID-19 in New Hanover County. On the same day the county received its first shipment of the Moderna vaccine, it also jumped from yellow to orange on the state's county alert system.

New Hanover County passes ordinance limiting vaping and smoking in public

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to implement an ordinance prohibiting the use of combustible tobacco and e-cigarettes in New Hanover County.

State urges New Hanover County to further enforce Covid restrictions

Governor Cooper sent a letter to County Commissioners Wednesday, classifying New Hanover County as "an area of concern," and asking leaders to consider additional local action.

State waits on COVID-19 testing tools, county encourages “social distancing”

New Hanover County leaders are monitoring the spread of the Coronavirus, also known as COIVD-19, issuing some new precautions.

Health board passes smoking, vaping ban in New Hanover County

Smoking and vaping could soon be banned in public places in New Hanover County. The Health and Human Services Board voted to pass a new rule Tuesday.

People voice mixed opinions on possible vaping ban

A new proposal suggests banning the use of e-cigarettes in any public place on New Hanover County property.

16 members named to panel to advise on GenX, other emerging chemicals

The state has selected New Hanover County's Public Health Director as one of the members who will examine new and emerging chemicals

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Wilmington Police investigating hit and run

The Wilmington Police traffic unit is investigating a hit and run.

Former UNCW Pitcher gets major league call

The Los Angeles Angels have a new reliever - and his name is Austin Warren.

Navassa discusses future of Police Department

Following an incident with a man who represented himself as a Navassa law enforcement officer, the town held an unofficial meeting Wednesday evening with the district attorney and the Brunswick County sheriff.

Infrastructure deal: Senate suddenly acts to take up bill

It’s unclear if enough senators will eventually support final passage.