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New Hanover County News

County Commissioners honor Kim Munley

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Monday night, the county commission honored hometown hero Kim Munley. The Carolina Beach native helped take down the Fort Hood gunman last month. Full story...
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New V.A. facility to be centrally located at ILM

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videoVeterans Affairs officials are moving forward with plans for a new VA outpatient clinic in Wilmington. Full story...
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Update in the case against former middle school teacher Jessica Wishnask

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There is an update on the case against former Williston Middle School teacher Jessica Wishnask. Wishnask was arrested in May, after police said they found her in a parked car Full story...
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Car-breakins on the rise in New Hanover County

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An increase in car break-ins has the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office warning drivers. Over the weekend, nine car break-ins were reported in New Hanover County alone. Full story...
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Santa leads Toys for Tots ride

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Usually Santa's preferred mode of transportation is by sleigh, but Sunday afternoon it was a Harley. The man in red led the way for more than one thousand bikers... Full story...
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Tubas take over Independence Mall

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‘Tis the season Tuba jolly! Dozens of tubas and baritones invaded Independence Mall Saturday for the Sixth Annual Tuba Christmas Concert in Wilmington. Full story...
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Sound of the bell heard at Wilmington's Polar Express

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Several local children were treated to a Christmas fantasy this weekend at the Wilmington Railroad Museum. The Polar Express paid a special visit to the Port City... Full story...
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New Hanover Wildcats fall short in 4-A eastern football title game

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videoNew Hanover's dream season is over. Harnett Central beat New Hanover 17-7 Saturday afternoon in the eastern 4-A state title game. Spread the word that the Coach's Corner is the place to be for extensive coverage of this state playoff contest. That's 11:30 Sunday morning. Full story...
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Community gardens blooming locally

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Community gardens are sprouting all over southeastern North Carolina; one is blooming in Wilmington. A group of volunteers gathered Friday morning to work on an addition... Full story...
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Decorations showcased for Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour

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It may take you a couple of days to decorate your home for the holidays. Imagine it taking a week. That is what has been going on inside the Latimer House in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Christmas tree lighting takes place at Hilton Park

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The lighting of the world's largest living Christmas tree took place at Hilton Park in Wilmington Thursday night. Full story...
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Bumpy Road For Santa?

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The Carolina Beach Island of Lights Christmas parade could be a bit of a bumpy ride. Contractors for the Department of Transportation started a road construction project... Full story...
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Wilmington City Council discusses balancing budget

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The new look Wilmington City Council held it's first retreat Thursday. Newly elected members Charlie Rivenbark and Kevin O'Grady took part in the discussion. Full story...
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What is the future of real estate in Wilmington?

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Realtors, mortgage brokers, bankers, and other professionals gathered Thursday to discuss the future of the real estate market in the greater Wilmington area. Panelists addressed problems in the real estate market... Full story...
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New Hanover High students get "street smart"

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New Hanover High School students got a lesson outside the classroom Wednesday. Orlando firefighters and paramedics are traveling around the world to teach local high schoolers... Full story...
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