Ice Storm Warning

An Ice Storm Warning is in effect for New Hanover County.

County offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, January 21, and Saturday, January 22, as the forecast calls for freezing rain, hazardous road conditions & potential power outages.

Visit EmergencyNHC.com for more information and the latest from the National Weather Service.

This Month in History – November 1898

This November, New Hanover County is marking the one hundred and twenty third anniversary of the 1898 massacre and coup d’etat with a series of commemorative events. On November 1st, you can join the Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting and hear the official proclamation recognizing the month of November as 1898 Commemoration Month.

To learn more of the history of the massacre and coup, click here to check out Cape Fear Museum’s award-winning 1898 Story Map.

 


Previous Columns

October: October 3, 1961, the Battleship North Carolina arrives at its final mooring place
September:
September 19, 1906
August:
Exploring New Hanover County’s Green Book sites
July:
A popularity contest, July 1915
June:
The Competition Heats Up June 18, 1884
May:
A New Hospital is dedicated, May 7, 1967
April:
The First Earth Day, 1970
March:
Women and the Wilmington Museum of Art
February:
African Americans Working on the Railroad
January 2021:
January 9, 1861
December:
Holiday Gifts
November:
November 11, 1918 – Armistice is Signed
October:
Fire Prevention Week, October 8 through 14, 1972
September:
Neal Thomas’s One-Man Show, September 13, 1958
August:
August 26, 1920 – the Women’s Suffrage Amendment is officially ratified 
July:
July 15, 1977, One Short March, One Long Journey
June:
D-Day, Henry Jay MacMillan, and World War II
May:
Firestarter Premieres on College Road
April:
The Kenan Memorial Fountain gets a facelift, April 14, 2005
March:
Lethia Sherman Hankins
February:
The Great Fire of 1886
January 2020:
Cape Fear Museum gets a new home, January 18, 1992

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