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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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South Columbus volleyball stays perfect against Whiteville

The Stallions are 17 and 0, and conference champions after defeating Whiteville on Senior Night.

Hornets create scholarships for journalism students in honor of late team beat writer

The Hornets open their season tomorrow, but the team did something today that seems better than an opening night win.

Wilmington City Council approves purchase of 3-D crime scene scanner, ‘aquatic mower’

Wilmington City Council approving the purchase of new tools to assist with various things in the city at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday night.

8 potential jurors advance in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry.