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New Hanover County News

Public hearings over air permit for Titan continue

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video The North Carolina Division of Air Quality took the stage at Kenan Auditorium Thursday night to hear from the public about the draft air permit they issued to Titan. Full story...
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Local sheriff's deputies train with underwater robot

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video The New Hanover county sheriff's office is hoping some new technology will help them with underwater searches. Thursday, sheriff's deputies were learning how to operate the department's new remotely operated vehicle. In situations not conducive for divers, the machine will help deputies with search below the water's surface. The department acquired the remotely operated vehicle through a port security grant. It's equipped with all the latest technology from sonar to a GPS. Full story...
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5-0 vs. 5-0 on Friday...Laney @ Hoggard

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video Laney and Hoggard are the only two high school football teams in our neck of the woods with undefeated records. Both teams are 5-0, but only one will be 6-0. The Bucs and Vikings will square off on Friday night at Hoggard High School. Full story...
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Sharks agree to new lease terms with the city, team gets new skipper

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video The Wilmington Sharks will have a home at Buck Hardee Field through the 2016 baseball season. There's an option for five more years after that. The Sharks also have a new head coach. In fact he's a native of Columbus County. Full story...
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Wilmington man finishes 162-game baseball odyssey

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video Last night was a wild one in Major League Baseball. Two different leagues, two different Wild Card races and two historic collapses. One Wilmington super fan had a front row seat. Steve Melia completed his 162-game journey last night. Full story...
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Bank robbery suspect arrested after nearly 5-hour standoff

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Police say the man suspected of an armed bank robbery earlier Wednesday barricaded himself inside a duplex on Greenville Avenue. The suspect, 38-year-old Clay McArthur, was arrested after a nearly five-hour standoff. Full story...
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We Sea Change local student video premiers

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Wilmington is used to some pretty big film premiers and this one We Sea Change, had all of the excitement of a Hollywood blockbuster. Full story...
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Court hears appeal of murder conviction in police officer's death

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video A Wilmington man convicted of killing a police officer appealed his second-degree murder conviction today. In February of 2009 Anthony Pierce led Wilmington Police on a chase after fleeing from an officer during a traffic stop. Full story...
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Bank at 17th & Shipyard robbed

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The Wilmington Police Department is looking for a man who robbed the Wachovia at Shipyard Boulevard and 17th Street this morning. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover Co. spends $600+ to promote town hall; Only 15 show up

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video We've learned that the county spent more than $600 to do a telemarketing blitz to alert people in the area about the town hall. A total of about 15 people showed up, and most of them said they learned about the meeting because of the sign in front of the school. That works out to be about $45 per person. Full story...
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