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New Hanover County News

Shell fishing along Intracoastal stuck in the mud

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The heavy rains earlier this week have put a damper on the shell fishing industry. The State Department of Environment and Natural Resources has issued a temporary ban on shell fishing in the Intracoastal Waterway between the Surf City and Figure Eight Island bridges. Full story...
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Students listen as President Obama speaks Tuesday

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videoDespite some controversy over whether or not to show the President's address at local school districts Tuesday, once President Obama started speaking the students were all ears. Full story...
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New building opens on CFCC North Campus

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Cape Fear Community College had reason to celebrate Tuesday morning. A new building opened for high school and college students on Cape Fear's North Campus. Full story...
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New Hanover County students get an education in the history of downtown Wilmington

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videoIt is a history lesson you can not get in a classroom. Tuesday, some New Hanover County students got quite a tour of downtown Wilmington, while learning some interesting facts along the way. Full story...
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Low Country Oyster Roast coming in October

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If you like oysters, this is your chance to put your taste buds to work for a good cause. Airlie Gardens' annual Low Country Oyster Roast is coming up next month. The event includes music, dancing, barbecue and, of course, oysters. Full story...
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Carolina Beach celebrates amusing summer

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videoWith this year's addition of amusement rides, there was lots of fun to be found in Carolina Beach this summer. It was part of a larger effort that's working to revitalize the boardwalk. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach prepares for busy Labor Day weekend

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videoWhen you live in a beach town, the last weekend of summer is a big deal. WWAY's Hailey Winslow hit Wrightsville Beach to see how the town is preparing for the Labor Day holiday. Full story...
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Parents show concern over President Obama's speech

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videoPresident Obama is addressing students throughout the country next week, and local schools are planning on sharing his message with students here. But not without addressing parent's concerns first. Full story...
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Family feud erupts in Wilmington parking lot, brother stabbed

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A family feud in Wilmington Thursday night ended with one man in intensive care. Wilmington Police have charged 58-year-old Nathan Cheek for assault with a deadly weapon. Full story...
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Deputies checking on safe boating practices this Labor Day weekend

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If you plan on hitting the open water, the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and fire services will be working together to make sure people are practicing safe boating this holiday weekend. Full story...
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Three interesting exhibits coming to a close at Cape Fear Museum

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videoTime is running out to catch not one, but three unique exhibits at the Cape Fear Museum. This weekend, it is your last chance to check them out before they are gone. Full story...
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Laney student organizes food drive in honor of Ogden Santa

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The legacy of Wilmington homeless man lives on. Dane Hobbs passed away last week and now a local teen is starting a food drive in his honor. Full story...
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New moms get fit with Stroller Strides

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videoIt's not easy being a new mom. Having a newborn can leave you sleep deprived, socially isolated, and carrying a bit of extra baby weight you'd like to lose. That's why many moms in Wilmington turn to Stroller Strides. Full story...
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CFCC opens doors to new cosmetology facility

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Cape Fear Community College cosmetology students have a new salon to hone their skills. The brand new facility, at the school's north campus in Castle Hayne, is now open to the public. Full story...
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New prosecutor in Soles case, SBI focusing on two investigations

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We now know who will be taking over as prosecutor in the RC Soles investigation, after Columbus County District Attorney Rex Gore stepped down Wednesday. Full story...
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