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New Hanover County News

Edwards admits he fathered videographer's child

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Edwards confirmed this in a statement released to The Associated Press Thursday, after initially denying that he'd fathered a child during his affair with the videographer, Reille Hunter. Full story...
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Boseman leads group of politicians seeking new offices

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We now know what Julia Boseman plans to do after she leaves the State Senate. The New Hanover County Democrat tells us she wants to run for district court judge. Full story...
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Lack of incumbents could signal political shift

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videoWith Senators Julia Boseman, Tony Rand, Charlie Albertson and R.C. Soles stepping down from the senate, Southeastern North Carolinians will lose some experienced representatives. Local Republicans are confident they can provide the new voice in Raleigh. Full story...
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Bottled water drive benefits Haiti

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video UNCW volunteers will man the drop-off site at the Reserve at Forest Hills until 10 tonight. They'll be there tomorrow from 3 to 10 p.m. as well. Full story...
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Wilmington schools locked down during search for man with gun

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Deputies ended the lockdown after about 20 minutes. Full story...
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Haitian boy recovering from surgery in Wilmington

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video Last night a 12-year-old Haitian boy got out of surgery at Cape Fear Hospital. His journey here was long, just like his recovery promises to be. Full story...
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Carolina Beach woman named to Veterans Affairs Commission

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The retired veteran has won several military awards. Full story...
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Fire destroys Wilmington home

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Firefighters say improperly discarded smoking material led to a fire that destroyed a Wilmington home this morning. Full story...
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Slow response for local census jobs

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So far the response is less than anticipated for census jobs in the Cape Fear region. Full story...
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Why are there so many candidates filing for New Hanover County Commissioner seats?

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videoSix candidates and one incumbent have thrown their name into the hat for two open positions. There will likely be more with three weeks left to file. Full story...
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School board chair responds to redistricting criticism

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video We sat down with school board chair Ed Higgins to raise some of your concerns. Full story...
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Front Street work means another lane closure downtown

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A portion of the westbound lane of Market Street at Front is closed. Full story...
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Local swimmer making a big splash on national scene

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video Travis Johns is a freshman at Laney High School. He's a phenomenal swimmer, and unlike Michael Jordan, Travis did not have any difficulty making the varsity team at Laney. Full story...
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Dredging starts along Cape Fear Coast

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Carolina, Kure, Ocean Isle and Wrightsville Beaches are getting a facelift. Full story...
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Wilmington honors MLK's legacy

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videoDr. Hubert Eaton, Sr., had arranged to have Dr. King come to Wilmington on April 4, 1968. Instead, King stayed in Memphis, TN, to ease racial tensions, and was assassinated. Full story...
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