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New Hanover County News

Follow-up: Police identify man killed in 10th Street shooting

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There is new information Tuesday night in a fatal shooting in downtown Wilmington. It happened around 6:30 Monday night. Detectives now say three men were shot in the incident. Full story...
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Update: New Hanover/Harnett Central game officially moved to Saturday

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The New Hanover High School football game against Harnett Central will be played on Saturday instead of Friday for the State 4-A Eastern Championship. Full story...
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One killed, one wounded in Wilmington shooting

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videoWilmington Police need your help figuring out what led to a fatal shooting Monday night. Two men were shot inside a home on Tenth Street; one was pronounced dead hours after the incident. Full story...
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Local firefighters help make Habitat homes safe

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Local firefighters spent a day off installing fire sprinkler systems inside twenty-two Habitat for Humanity homes. By installing a sprinkler system and smoke alarm in your home... Full story...
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Thousands enjoy Festival in the Park, Holiday Flotilla

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Before the boats set sail for the big flotilla, thousands gathered for a Festival in the Park at Wrightsville beach Saturday. The 26th Annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla draws a big crowd every year. Full story...
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Things starting to look festive at Carolina Beach, Pleasure Island

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The Carolina Beach Boardwalk is a little more festive this holiday season than in years past. The first ever Christmas by the Sea kicked off Friday evening. Hundreds gathered and toured the lights and displays, live nativity scene... Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington enjoys tree lighting, Santa Claus

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Christmas cheer lit up the Cape Fear River Friday evening. Caroling filled the air in downtown Wilmington as the city held it's annual Christmas tree lighting. Full story...
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Home invasion suspect posed as Bible salesman

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A New Hanover County woman says when she told a Bible salesman she wasn't interested, he forced his way into her home, threatened her with a knife, and hit her with a frying pan. Full story...
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Donate blood, earn free food

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Tired of turkey? Don't want to shop? Donate blood instead! Full story...
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Local workers thankful to have a job

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videoThanksgiving is a holiday for family time. That's why it's especially important to say thanks to the people who went into work. Full story...
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Volunteering a Thanksgiving tradition for some families

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While many of us spend the day with our families, others were out volunteering to make it a happy holiday for those in need. Full story...
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Not too soon to be thinking about your Christmas tree

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videoThanksgiving is here, and before we know it, it'll be Christmas. Some folks from the western part of the state have come to Wilmington, for the first time, to sell Christmas trees. Full story...
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Air travel busy at ILM this Thanksgiving holiday

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videoWhile some drivers are struggling to leave Wilmington by ground, others are turning to the air for the busiest travel day of the year. AAA expects almost 40 million people to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday. Full story...
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Bank robber strikes RBC Bank in Wilmington

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Wilmington Police are on the look-out for the man who robbed yet another bank in Wilmington. Police said a white man with a blue hat, jeans and a grey jacket handed a note to a teller at the RBC Centura Bank. Full story...
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Pre-schoolers enjoy a meal on the Mayflower

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Kids at a local pre-school got to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast Wednesday - aboard the Mayflower. Child Development school kids and their families got to chow down... Full story...
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