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County commissioner chair defends decision to receive vaccine early

New Hanover County Commissioners have been under scrutiny since it was revealed last week they received the COVID-19 vaccine before they were eligible. On Monday, the commission chair once again defended that decision.

New Hanover County Commissioners vaccinated ahead of schedule

New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman has confirmed that the members of the board have been vaccinated but seemed to have skipped the line.

New Hanover County Commissioners approve new $53 million government center

New Hanover County will be getting a new government center after a vote by county commissioners Tuesday evening.

New Hanover County urges residents to keep Covid at bay

The state of North Carolina is reporting an increase of 3,119 coronavirus cases, but New Hanover County is doing a better job at slowing the spread.

Echo Farms opens new green space

"Some places are private clubhouses and private settings that you can't go to unless you're a resident there. But to have this as a public space, a public open space is great."

Novant letter of intent ‘not clear enough’ for one commissioner, questions linger

New Hanover County is moving forward with a partnership between Novant Health and New Hanover Regional Medical Center, but one County Commissioner voted against the pack Monday night.

PAG recommends Novant Health as NHRMC partner

A big step forward in the future of the New Hanover Regional Medical Center was made Thursday night.

Dozens voice concerns over NHRMC sale, partnership as deal approaches

As New Hanover County Leaders get closer to making a decision about whether New Hanover Regional Medical Center should sell, partner or remain independent, dozens of people got a chance to voice questions and concerns Monday night.

Partnership Advisory Group: Could have final recommendation on NHRMC future by mid-summer

A decision on the future of New Hanover Regional Medical center is getting closer. On Monday, the Partnership Advisory Group gave an update to county commissioners after hearing presentations from its top three candidates.

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New Hanover County School Board votes unanimously to rename Laney High Stadium

The New Hanover County School Board voted unanimously to remove Dr. Rick Holliday's name from the E.A. Laney High School's football stadium.

NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy.