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New Hanover County News

Purdue wins Landfall Tradition

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Purdue entered the final round of the Landfall Tradition with the lead. The Boilermakers kept it. They're leaving Wilmington as the champions of the Landfall Tradition women's golf tournament. Full story...
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Community leader Betty Ann Sanders' life and legacy honored

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Sanders, who died over a week ago in Wilmington, was a veteran broadcaster and familiar face on UNCW-TV shows "Let's Talk" and "Let's Read" as well as a long-time university supporter and volunteer. Full story...
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Triathletes race from the beach to the Battleship

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Around 2,000 participants jumped in the water Saturday morning. Those competing in the full iron distance swam 2.4 miles, biked 112 miles and ran 26.2 miles, a total of 140.6 miles across New Hanover County. Full story...
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All aboard the model train extravaganza

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Organizers geared this year's event more toward kids in an effort to keep the love for model trains alive for future generations. Full story...
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Would-be robber in hospital after clerk turns tables

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video A robbery attempt last night went very bad for the robber. The hold-up at 13th and Dawson Streets did not have the outcome the would-be thief had planned. When a young man entered the Dawson Street Minimart he had robbery on his mind, but the clerk turned the tables. Today it had the neighborhood talking. Full story...
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Barfield named to national committee

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New Hanover County Commission Chair Jonathan Barfield has been reappointed to the National Association of Counties Transportation Steering Committee. It's another honor for Barfield, who recently became the only county commissioner in the state to reach the mentor level in the Local Elected Leaders Academy. Full story...
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'Teen Mom' and son taken to hospital after parking lot wreck

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"Teen Mom" star Jenelle Evans was rushed to a hospital yesterday after the MTV reality star crashed her SUV into a light pole. According to reports, her two-year-old son was also in the car. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Festival Latino pays bill for county parks

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It looks like a popular Wilmington festival will happen next month after all. New Hanover County Parks Director Jim McDaniel says this morning Lucy Vasquez, Director of Amigos Internacional, paid the more than $2,000 the group owed for use of county parks. Full story...
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Unemployment down in Wilmington area in September, still higher than a year ago

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Unemployment dropped in 92 of North Carolina's counties in September, including all five of our counties, according to the Employment Security Commission. Full story...
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Transportation logistics required for Saturday's Beach2Battleship Iron Distance Triathlon

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video You're going to need extra patience driving around Wilmington on Saturday. There will be a few traffic hotspots due to the internationally recognized iron distance and half iron distance triathlon. Competitors from around the country will be biking, running and swimming around historic Wilmington. Full story...
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