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New Hanover County News

New Hanover County prepares for flu season with forums

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Flu season is just around the corner. The New Hanover County Health Department, and the county school system, teamed up Tuesday night at Eaton Elementary School for the first of three flu awareness forums. Full story...
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Ashley, Laney inspect stadium light poles

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued an alert on stadium light poles manufactured by the Whitco Company out of Fort Worth, Texas. Two New Hanover High Schools have Whitco poles; both Ashley High School and Laney. Full story...
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City Council meeting looks to clean up storm water and pet waste

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If you own a dog in the city of Wilmington, be prepared to pay if you do not pick up after the pooch. Full story...
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Leatherback turtles make their way to Atlantic Ocean

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Nearly 200 volunteers and Carolina Beach goers witnessed a very rare sighting Monday night. Seventy leatherback turtles hatched from a nest and made their way to the Atlantic Ocean. Full story...
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Man remains in intensive care as police continue to look for attacker

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Wrightsville Beach Police continue their search for the person responsible for a brutal attack over the weekend. Jud Gee was assaulted around 2:30 Saturday morning. Full story...
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Azalea Festival holds art contest for children grades K-5

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The 63rd Annual North Carolina Azalea Festival is pleased to announce an art contest open to children in our area in grades K-5. The selected artwork will appear on souvenir items for the 2010 Azalea Festival. Full story...
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Two women find themselves in federal prison after December drug bust

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Two Wilmington women arrested during a drug bust last year will spend time behind bars in federal prison. Full story...
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Two arrested after downtown Wilmington home invasion

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Two men are behind bars after what began as a tense situation Monday night in Wilmington. The call came in as a possible hostage situation. Full story...
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Teen Court celebrates ten years

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Teen Court celebrated its tenth anniversary Monday night at the New Hanover County Courthouse. Despite the name, Teen Court, it is real. Real people in real cases with sentences... Full story...
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Man left bloody and beaten in streets of Wrightsville Beach

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videoA brutal attack is Wrightsville Beach over the weekend left a man in intensive care and a family with many questions. His attacker is still on the loose. Full story...
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Fewer passengers, means less flights for many airlines

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videoIf you are planning to travel by plane in the near future, you might want to book your flight as soon as possible. Airlines are offering fewer flights, which could make finding a seat a bit more difficult. Full story...
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Deputies searching for a man who broke into home, attempted sexual assault

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New Hanover County deputies are looking for a man they say broke into a house early Monday morning and attempted to sexually assault the resident. Full story...
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Wilmington Police keep busy downtown with several weekend arrests

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Wilmington Police kept busy managing an unusual number of unruly crowds this weekend. There were seven arrests in downtown Wilmington, including charges of disorderly conduct... Full story...
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Confidential government information to be shared at UNCW Monday night

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The Deputy Director of the National Security Archive will share confidential government information and discuss the Freedom of Information Act Monday night at UNC-Wilmington. Full story...
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Hospital, Singer make big push for mobile pediatric ICU

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videoWhen a child is sick, there is a hospital in Wilmington that is devoted to treating their illness. But there is one important piece of equipment the Betty H. Cameron Women's and Children's Hospital does not have, and there is a big push underway to change that. Full story...
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