Emergency Update

County offices and facilities are closed on Saturday, January 22.

Road conditions in the county remain icy, especially on bridges and overpasses, so residents are encouraged to stay home and off roads at this time. Visit EmergencyNHC.com for more information.

News: Sheriff McMahon

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Sheriff McMahon Encourages Safety during Census Visit

Posted May 7, 2010 at 8:06 am     Category: Community AlertSheriff McMahon

NEW HANOVER – Common sense tells you to be wary of someone knocking on your door and asking for personal information.  But if you didn’t complete and mail in your … Read More »

Safe Prom Initiative – “Stay Safe, Stay Sober”

Posted April 14, 2010 at 8:35 pm     Category: NHSO NewsSheriff McMahon

Law Enforcement vs. Media for Local Charity

Posted March 21, 2010 at 10:50 am     Category: NHSO NewsSheriff McMahon

NEW HANOVER – Law Enforcement took on the local media in a charity volleyball game Saturday.  The first ever Law Enforcement vs. Media Volleyball tournament consisted of teams representing local … Read More »

Sheriff’s Office Wins Shoot-Out 53 to 47

Posted February 23, 2010 at 10:10 am     Category: Community ServiceNHSO NewsSheriff McMahon

WILMINGTON – The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office challenged the Wilmington Police Department in the 17th Big Buddy Shoot Out on Saturday. Although it was a close game, the Sheriff’s Office will … Read More »

Sheriff McMahon Encourages Motorists to Exercise Caution

Posted January 30, 2010 at 1:00 pm     Category: NHSO NewsSheriff McMahon

NEW HANOVER – As the National Weather Service continues the Freezing Rain Advisory for New Hanover County, Sheriff Ed McMahon and his staff are closely monitoring the weather and are … Read More »

Sheriff, D.A. Release Investigative Updates

Posted January 13, 2010 at 5:00 pm     Category: Sheriff McMahon

NEW HANOVER – Earlier today Sheriff Ed McMahon and District Attorney Ben David addressed members of the media and provided an investigative update in two significant ongoing investigations.  Detectives have … Read More »

Sheriff Reverts $172k to School Board

Posted January 12, 2010 at 6:00 pm     Category: NHSO NewsSheriff McMahon

NEW HANOVER – Late this afternoon, Sheriff Ed McMahon announced he will revert $172,883.15 to the New Hanover County School Board.  Over the past several months the StarNews has raised … Read More »

Sheriff McMahon Offers Tips for a Safe Halloween

Posted October 28, 2009 at 3:12 pm     Category: Sheriff McMahon

NEW HANOVER – Soon our streets will be scattered with little ghosts, goblins and witches trick-or-treating this Halloween. “Halloween should be filled with surprise and enjoyment, and following some common … Read More »

Sheriff McMahon Offers Tips for a Safe Labor Day Weekend

Posted September 2, 2009 at 12:00 pm     Category: Sheriff McMahon

NEW HANOVER – With the approach of the Labor Day weekend, New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon asks all citizens to join him in making this Labor Day holiday period … Read More »

Sheriff McMahon Offers Back to School Safety Tips

Posted August 25, 2009 at 2:28 pm     Category: Sheriff McMahon

NEW HANOVER – As traditional schools resume, Sheriff McMahon offers some safety tips for those youngsters who will be walking back and forth to school this year. “Parents can teach … Read More »

Sheriff's Office: 3950 Juvenile Center Road • Castle Hayne, NC 28429 • Phone 910-798-4200 • Fax 910-798-4212
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