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New Hanover County News

Man shot outside bar near UNCW

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Just after 2 a.m. officers heard gunshots in the alley next to the bar, where they found a man on the ground. Witnesses say he was shot during a fight with an unknown white man in his 20s. Full story...
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Casting call for TV pilot comes at the right time

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video The producers of a new CBS television pilot shooting in Wilmington are looking for people to be on the show. Fincannon & Associates, Inc., will hold a casting call this weekend. Full story...
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Wilmington Police search for purse snatchers

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The victim says a man approached her in the shampoo aisle of a store and started a conversation with her. She stepped a few feet away from her cart, and when she stepped back, her purse was gone. Full story...
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Emergency drill to limit UNCW campus access today

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Access to the UNCW campus is limited because of a full-scale emergency drill. You are asked to avoid campus from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., unless you are attending a planned university event. Full story...
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Traffic stop nets 43 bags of “Juice Man” heroin

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A narcotic investigation that ended last Thursday culminated with the arrest of two Wilmington residents and the seizure of 43 bags of Heroin. Full story...
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Wrightsville Ave. work slow to resume

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Despite the warm temperature and the sunny skies we didn't see any construction activity today, and folks who work nearby say crews weren't doing much. Full story...
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Billboard honors hometown hero

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If you're driving on Lake Park Boulevard in Carolina Beach, it's hard to miss its tribute to a native daughter. Sgt. Kim Munley has her own billboard. Full story...
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Diligence crew back on US soil

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The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is back on US shores after a 56-day patrol at sea. Full story...
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Fence of keys makes everyone an artist

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If you've walked through Downtown Wilmington lately you may wonder why there are a thousands of keys hanging on a construction fence. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Police make biggest mushroom bust in city history

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In February, the Carolina Beach Police Department identified two people selling chocolate mushroom bars and marijuana to several residents. Full story...
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Arrest made in Sunday double shooting

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A man who was stopped near the scene of Sunday morning’s double shooting now faces numerous felony charges in connection with the incident. Full story...
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Sewer line overflows again

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video Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Operations crews responded to and resolved a sewer system overflow of approximately 2625 gallons that occurred on Saturday afternoon... Full story...
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Tsunami experts gather in Wilmington

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Tsunamis are not a threat we think of often here on the Atlantic coast. Even so, two of the world's leading experts on tsunami waves visited the Port City today to educate emergency officials on threats posed to our coast. Full story...
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Teacher wins national award

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New Hanover County's Ann Hughes has been named National Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year. Full story...
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Crews burn Castle Hayne Park

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The state Forest Service scorched the underbrush at Castle Hayne park in an effort to minimize the risk of wildfires. Full story...
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