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New Hanover County News

UPDATE: Man who died from shot to the back in Saturday shooting identified

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video Wilmington Police are investigating a Saturday shooting they say left one man dead with a gunshot wound to the back, and another recovering in the hospital. Full story...
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Happening this Weekend: Carolina Fireplace Port City Ribfest

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videoThe annual Port City Ribfest kicks off this weekend, hosted by Carolina Fireplace. The event goes on Friday through Sunday, celebrating great BBQ and great music, with some other tasty libations thrown in. Full story...
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Four war heroes added to walk of fame

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video This weekend folks in Wilmington welcomed four new names to the walk of fame, Eugene Ashley, Jr., Charles Patrick Murray, Jr., William David Halyburton and Edwin Alexander Anderson. Full story...
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Hunt visits for Redenbaugh campaign fundraiser

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videoNC Senate candidate Elizabeth Redenbaugh held a fundraiser at The River Room Saturday evening with former Gov. Jim Hunt. Full story...
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Kay Hagan rallies supporters in Wilmington

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videoUS Senator Kay Hagan rallied supporters in Wilmington Saturday. The Democrat spoke with supporters about her opponent, NC House Speaker Thom Tillis, and his impact on education in North Carolina. Full story...
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Wilmington police search for armed robber

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videoWilmington police are looking for the man who robbed a store and assaulted two female clerks Friday night. Full story...
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Port City reacts to new voting rules

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videoNew voting rules will be in effect this November. That's the word today from a federal judge who denied a motion seeking to hold the election under old rules until a trial next year. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Thalian Association

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videoThis week George Elliott catches up with the folks at the Thalian Association. Full story...
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Record number of fake distress calls concern for Coast Guard, boaters

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video The US Coast Guard says it has received more fake distress calls this year than ever before. Now some boaters are concerned about what this means for their real distress calls. Full story...
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Arson suspected in car found on fire in yard

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Wilmington Police and the Wilmington Fire Department are investigating after a car was found on fire in the 600 block of Jennings Drive Friday morning. Full story...
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Man arrested after trying to drive away from police with 4-year-old

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Wilmington Police say a man is behind bars after he tried to run from officers Thursday afternoon. Full story...
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Ashley High School teacher turnover 'average'

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videoTurns out, turnover at Ashley High School in Wilmington is higher than WWAY was originally told. However, the number is on par with other schools in the area. Full story...
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Is something growing in the Cape Fear River?

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videoIf you live in Southeastern North Carolina the Cape Fear River is likely your drinking water. Could algae be tainting it? Kemp Burdette the Cape Fear Riverkeeper says runoff from animal farms give the cape fear the nutrients it needs for algae to grow. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: The end of summer forecast

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video WWAY's George Elliot looks at what we could see and feel as we go into the end of the summer season. Full story...
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The SURPRISE SQUAD goes back-to-school shopping

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video Buying back-to-school supplies can come at a hefty cost. WWAY teamed up with Alan Perry and Perry's Emporium again for the Surprise Squad. Full story...
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