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New Hanover County News

Haitian boy recovering from surgery in Wilmington

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video Last night a 12-year-old Haitian boy got out of surgery at Cape Fear Hospital. His journey here was long, just like his recovery promises to be. Full story...
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Carolina Beach woman named to Veterans Affairs Commission

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The retired veteran has won several military awards. Full story...
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Fire destroys Wilmington home

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Firefighters say improperly discarded smoking material led to a fire that destroyed a Wilmington home this morning. Full story...
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Slow response for local census jobs

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So far the response is less than anticipated for census jobs in the Cape Fear region. Full story...
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Why are there so many candidates filing for New Hanover County Commissioner seats?

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videoSix candidates and one incumbent have thrown their name into the hat for two open positions. There will likely be more with three weeks left to file. Full story...
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School board chair responds to redistricting criticism

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video We sat down with school board chair Ed Higgins to raise some of your concerns. Full story...
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Front Street work means another lane closure downtown

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A portion of the westbound lane of Market Street at Front is closed. Full story...
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Local swimmer making a big splash on national scene

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video Travis Johns is a freshman at Laney High School. He's a phenomenal swimmer, and unlike Michael Jordan, Travis did not have any difficulty making the varsity team at Laney. Full story...
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Dredging starts along Cape Fear Coast

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Carolina, Kure, Ocean Isle and Wrightsville Beaches are getting a facelift. Full story...
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Wilmington honors MLK's legacy

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videoDr. Hubert Eaton, Sr., had arranged to have Dr. King come to Wilmington on April 4, 1968. Instead, King stayed in Memphis, TN, to ease racial tensions, and was assassinated. Full story...
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"One Tree Hill" fans make Port City pilgrimage

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TvideoThe trip was organized by one of the show's biggest fans. She's from miami, and used social media and one tree hill fan websites to spark interest. Full story...
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Morning fire destroys home

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video A New Hanover County family is homeless after their house went up in flames this morning. Full story...
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Civil War battle relived at Fort Fisher

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videoVisitors to historic Fort Fisher this weekend got to experience history. The fort celebrated the second battle of Fort Fisher's 145th anniversary. Full story...
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Tomey plans State Senate run

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Kristi Tomey told WWAY today she plans to run for the 9th District seat currently held by Julia Boseman. Full story...
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Poplar Grove hopes to creates buzz about beekeeping

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You may not realize it, but the beekeeping industry is a necessary business. Full story...
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