New Hanover County News
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UPDATE: Police charge man with arson after apartment fire
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 8:52am.

videoPolice arrested an arson suspect in connection to a fire that sparked at an apartment building last night. Wilmington Police later arrested an arson suspect in connection to the fire, according to dispatchers.

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UNCW interim chancellor responds to athletic cuts
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 12/11/2014 - 10:33pm.

videoStudent athletes at UNCW got a chance to speak out at a meeting about recent cuts to the athletic department Thursday. It comes after the university announced it was cutting 4 sports next year, namely track and field, and adding sand volleyball.

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Despite appeal dismissal, commission election not certified
Submitted by Taylor Yakowenko on Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:57pm.

videoIt's been two days since the State Board of Elections dismissed an elections appeal originally filed in New Hanover County. The two commissioners-elect, however, still have to wait to be formally declared winners.

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Police searching for man accused of robbing, threatening store clerk
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Thu, 12/11/2014 - 12:25pm.

videoPolice are looking for the man accused of stealing items from a Home Depot before threatening to kill a clerk.

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Man wanted in counterfeit credit card shopping incidents
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Thu, 12/11/2014 - 11:09am.

videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office needs your help identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in fraudulent purchases.

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House fire rekindles, no injuries reported
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Thu, 12/11/2014 - 9:59am.

Wilmington fire officials were called back out to a scene Thursday morning due to a rekindled house fire.

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Police: Man in wheelchair assaulted, robbed
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Thu, 12/11/2014 - 9:07am.

Wilmington Police are looking for the man accused of assaulting and robbing a handicapped man.

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Carolina Beach deadly fires suspect charged with first degree murder
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Thu, 12/11/2014 - 8:14am.

videoThe man suspected in a string of deadly fires has been formally charged with first degree murder in a hearing Thursday.

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ONLY ON 3: Friends remember Carolina Beach fire victim
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:57pm.

videoIt's been almost a week since the deadly fires in Carolina Beach and we are learning more about one of the victims. Mary Cochran is being remembered as an active community member and a wonderful friend. Mary has lived on Pleasure Island for 5 years. She was a member of Carolina Beach Presbyterian Church where she sang in the choir.

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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Santa Wrap Song
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:53pm.

videoIn light of the season, this week's Extraordinary Person of the Week is none other than Santa Claus. WWAY's Daniel Seamans wrote a little song for the occasion. It's called 'The Santa Wrap Song' and features Mr. and Mrs. Claus who can be found right now in Wilmington.

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