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New Hanover County News

FIRST ON 3: Veterans upset about military ballots made public

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videoThe security of absentee ballots from members of the military and other voters sent to the New Hanover County Board of Elections may have been compromised via a public e-mail server, WWAY has learned. Full story...
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UPS driver leaves lasting impression after 30 years

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videoHe's stopped his route to give CPR, helped put out a burning house while on the job, and splinted a little girl's arm while waiting for medical help to arrive. This is not your typical delivery man. David Phillippi has spent 30 years becoming more than just a guy dropping off packages. Full story...
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College cost for N.C. residents likely to increase

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videoThe cost for North Carolina residents to continue their education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington will likely increase in both 2015-16 and 2016-17. Full story...
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Wilmington ranked 9th for local Christmas shopping

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videoWilmington is the place to be for local holiday shopping. According to a recent study by Yelp, the Port City ranks No. 9 in the nation for shopping local this holiday season. Full story...
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Update: Boil water advisory lifted for section of Greenville Loop Road

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has lifted its precautionary boil water advisory for a section of Greenville Loop Road. Full story...
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Local baby competing for the spotlight

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videoOne local baby is headed for the spotlight. Cadmin Fowler was selected as a contestant in the "Growing Up Gerber - Be our Baby" photo search contest. Full story...
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New Hanover elections protest denied

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videoThings got heated at today's New Hanover County Board of Elections meeting, when the board denied an Election Day protest. Full story...
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WPD: Police catch man hiding inside insurance office with heroin

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videoPolice arrested a man they say was caught hiding behind a desk inside an insurance office after an alarm alerted officers of a break-in at the business early this morning. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Jellyfish Whisperer

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videoJellyfish can be scary. We know they come in all shapes and sizes and some can sting, but there are a lot of unknowns as well. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week studies jellyfish and says there are folks think jellyfish populations are on the rise. His research, though, shows that it's a myth. In fact, he says jellyfish numbers rise and fall over a 20 year time frame and it's that kind of knowledge that makes Rob Condon....the Jellyfish Whisperer. Full story...
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Foundation for new Wilmington fire station poured

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Foundation was poured at the future location of Wilmington Fire Department Station 3 on Cinema Drive. Full story...
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