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New Hanover County News

New Hanover Co. approves land sale

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The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners approved the sale of four acres of land to Lower Cape Fear Hospice. Full story...
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Man dies after crashing classic car without seat belts

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Wilmington Police says William Samuel White, 60, of Wilmington was driving his 1955 Morgan convertible north on South 3rd Street from Carolina Beach Road when he crossed the center line and hit another car. The antique car does not have seat belts, and police say he died on impact. Full story...
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UNCW women beat ECU for first win of season

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video UNC Wilmington and East Carolina used to play each twice a season when they were both members of the CAA. Now it's just a non-conference game, but it's a game the Seahawks won on Sunday. It was the first victory of the season for Cynthia Cooper-Dyke's squad. Full story...
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Wilmington man dies in apartment fire

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video A man was killed Saturday night in an apartment fire at 2114 Burnett Blvd. According to Battalion Chief David Hines, a spokesman from the Wilmington Fire Department, the victim was 62 year-old John Franklin Sutton. Full story...
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Flyers cruise by the Seahawks in Dayton

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The Dayton Flyers led from start to finish on Saturday afternoon against the UNC Wilmington Seahawks. Buzz Peterson's team will make their home debut on Tuesday against Marshall at Trask Coliseum. Full story...
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Olympian heads field in Surf to Sound Challenge

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Stand Up Paddleboard(SUP) competitors from three nations, ten states and the District of Columbia, enjoyed sunny skies and temperatures in the 60's for Saturday's inaugural NC Surf to Sound Challenge at Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Video from inside store as clerk shoots robber

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video One day after a Wilmington convenience store clerk shot a would-be robber, we're getting a look at the shooting and hearing more from the store owner. Full story...
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Community steps up to open hearts, homes to Marines on Thanksgiving

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With the help of 27 host families, a bus load of 54 Marines will make their way to the port Port City for a delicious meal and hospitality this Thanksgiving. Full story...
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Eleven Cape Fear area schools receive math and science grants

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Scotchman Convenience Stores and the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program have awarded $5,500 in grant funding to 11 area schools to support math and science education. Full story...
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Six-month investigation leads to drug, weapons bust

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video Wilmington Police say a six-month investigation has taken a huge stash of drugs and stolen weapons off the street Five men face a number of charges. Police Chief Ralph Evangelous says investigators believe these suspects were big suppliers in the area. Full story...
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