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New Hanover County News

STARNEWS Reports: Lawsuit calls New Hanover County Commission's voting into question

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A court case could throw some decisions by New Hanover County commissioners into question. A Wilmington development company is challenging the denial of its special-use permit for a project in Porters Neck. Full story...
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Wilmington's decision on breweries so close supporters can taste it

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videoMonths after the debate began Wilmington's position on breweries is headed to city council for a vote. The Wilmington planning commission approved amendments to the city's zoning regulations to include breweries. Full story...
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Jerry Jackson to wrap up 16-year career at WWAY

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videoAfter 16 years helping southeastern North Carolina through hurricanes, tornadoes, ice storms, droughts, floods and so much more, Jerry Jackson is heading up the coast. Full story...
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Some upset after diseased palms cut down near Wrightsville Beach

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videoWhen you picture a beach paradise you might imagine beautiful sand, crashing waves, and palm trees swaying in the breeze. But in Wilmington, those tropical trees have become trunks. Full story...
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WHA hosts meet and greet with new CEO

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videoThe Wilmington Housing Authority's new CEO hit the ground running this week. Katrina Redmon started her new job Monday, and today residents had a chance to meet her at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Full story...
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Maintenance work on the Isabel Holmes Bridge to cause delays today & tomorrow

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videoMaintenance work will mean some delays today and tomorrow for drivers in both directions on the Isabel Holmes Bridge in New Hanover County. Full story...
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TV show shoot to bring fireballs, blasts to downtown Wilmington

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videoDo not be alarmed if you see fireballs or hear explosions in downtown Wilmington tomorrow. Full story...
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UPDATE: City Council backs court ruling on towing cost cap

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videoWilmington City Council removed the cap on towing fees related to private property Tuesday night. The decision came after the State Supreme Court ruled that cities cannot regulate those charges when a towing company picks up your car from private property, like an apartment complex. Full story...
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Ex-wife: 'How could you do this to our daughter?'

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videoA man accused of sexually exploiting children and performing sex acts on a dog is trying to have his charges thrown out. Full story...
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$162 K for more sod for Municipal Golf Course restoration

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videoThe Wilmington City Council approved using more money for the Muncipal Golf Course Renovation. Full story...
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City moves forward with Cinema Dr. location

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videoThe Wilmington City Council voted to move forward with building a new fire station on Cinema Drive. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council votes to allow mosque

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videoThe Wilmington City Council unanimously voted to allow a Mosque at 17th and Rankin Streets Tuesday night. Full story...
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Potentially toxic algae found in Cape Fear River

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A potentially toxic blue-green algae that caused the shutdown of the public water system in Toledo, Ohio, has been found in the Cape Fear River at Lock and Dam No. 1, near the water intakes for the Brunswick and New Hanover counties' water systems. Full story...
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Three of country's top-rated aquariums just a short drive away

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videoThree of the best aquariums in the country are within a short drive. That includes the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, which ranks Trip Advisor ranks 17th best in the US. Full story...
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