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New Hanover County News

FIT MINUTE - Get fit on your lunch break

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videoMany people don't believe it's possible to work out their whole body in less time. Many think you just can't get the same effect as if you were exercising for hours. But, according to WWAY's Helen Holt, it is possible. She shows us in the Fit Minute. Full story...
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AT&T launches U-verse in New Hanover County

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AT&T launched u-verse to portions of the county, including Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. AT&T says one of the advantages to u-verse is that they have internet, tv, and phone services working together. Full story...
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WPD explains use of force tactics

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videoIt seems encounters with law enforcement are becoming more violent across the country. Even here, we've been following a story about a Wilmington police officer accused of choking and threatening a handcuffed teen in his patrol car. So, what are the approved use of force tactics? Full story...
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School bus driver suspended after incident caught on camera

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A New Hanover County School bus driver has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of an investigation by the district of some sort of incident. Full story...
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Wilmington Municipal Golf Course reopens this week

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video The Wilmington Municipal Golf Course is set to reopen this week. It has been closed for almost four months now for renovations. Full story...
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Deadline looms for charter schools to submit contract info

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Tomorrow is the deadline for charter schools to comply with a public record directive from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Full story...
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Homes evacuated due to gas leak

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No injuries were reported in a natural gas leak that forced the evacuations of several homes in Wilmington. Full story...
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Catlin, Jordan to debate tonight on WWAYTV3.com

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videoThe fall campaign season is upon us. Tonight, candidates for NC House District 20 will meet for a debate sponsored by WWAY and WHQR. Full story...
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Just another day in paradise: Carolina Beach Island Day

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Carolina Beach hosted the 5th annual Island Day celebration Sunday. Hundreds of people gathered on Pleasure Island for the event that included lots of games and activities for the whole family, live music, and time to visit with friends and neighbors. Full story...
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8-year-old girl working to make big difference for homeless

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videoAn 8-year-old girl has taken her school assigned community service and gone above and beyond. She is taking it upon herself to help out the homeless in the Port City. Full story...
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Wilmington celebrates 275th anniversary

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video It has been 275 years since Wilmington was founded and a lot has changed over those years, but the love that people have for Wilmington has not. Full story...
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Disaster preparedness fair educates public

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video In honor of national disaster preparedness month, The Cape Fear Volunteer Center hosted a fair at the Independence Mall on Saturday. They were joined with the Wilmington Fire Department, Emergency Management, The National Weather Service, and Disaster One all which were giving out information to the public to prepared them for any disaster that could happen. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach triathlon brought families together

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video The Wilmington YMCA Sprint Triathlon was held in Wrightsville Beach Saturday. The event included a 1500-meter swim, a 12-mile bike and 5k run. It was open for ages 10 and above and was even a family affair for some participants. Full story...
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2 charged after running gunbattle between vehicles Friday night

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Two people were jailed Saturday morning in connection with a running gunbattle Friday night on Dawson Street that spanned 11 blocks, according to police. Full story...
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Dispatchers say someone fell from balcony at Carolina Beach

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Carolina Beach Police are investigating after dispatchers say someone fell from a balcony Friday night. Full story...
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