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New Hanover County News

NHC detectives looking for suspect in counterfeit investigation

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New Hanover County detectives are asking for your help identifying a suspect involved in an ongoing counterfeit investigation. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Fire prepares with real-life training exercise

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There was a real-life training exercise in Wrightsville Beach Wednesday night. The Wrightsville Beach Fire Department simulated a hydrogen peroxide spill from a tanker on North Lumina Avenue. Full story...
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Investigators looking for killer in Creekwood murder

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videoDetectives are investigating the death of a 25-year-old man, whose body was found in the woods behind the Creekwood community in Wilmington. This is the second homicide in the city this year. Full story...
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Seahawks hope job industry soars

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videoSeahawk job seekers were on the prowl Wednesday. UNCW hosted an internship and job fair to help graduating students and alumni secure jobs in the local community. Full story...
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Prokop in court Wednesday

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A former New Hanover County K-9 officer was in court Wednesday facing allegations of molestation. Thomas Prokop was fired in 2008, after he was charged with first-degree sex offense and indecent liberties with a minor. Full story...
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Fun and food, it is all at the fair

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Crews were busy setting up the Cape Fear Fair and Expo Wednesday. The fair opens Thursday afternoon at Wilmington International Airport. Full story...
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Local youngsters celebrate fall

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Class turned spooky today for students at New Hanover County's Pre-K Center. Students and teachers got a chance to go through a scary maze as part of a celebration of Halloween and the fall season. Full story...
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Man dies from H1N1 at NHRMC

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Health officials have confirmed a man in his fifties died recently of the H1N1 virus at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Full story...
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Middle school redistricting forums conclude with wider mix of impassioned parents

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videoThe middle school redisticting debate played out one more time Tuesday night. The third and final public forum drew a wider mix of impassioned parents at Williston Middle School. Full story...
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Scientists concerned about rise of sea level

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videoClimate experts came to the Port City today to talk about sea level rise. Some of their findings don't bode well for our coast. Full story...
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Winter Park Elementary shows off the "new" building

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After a year-long renovation, the doors of Winter Park Elementary were officially re-opened Tuesday. More than 300 students at the school are now enjoying an updated building... Full story...
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Azalea Festival Garden Tour gives back to community

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The Azalea Festival Garden Tour is about more than showing off beautiful lawns and gardens in our area. It is also a way to give back to the community. Full story...
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Quilters by the Sea provide warmth for victims of domestic violence

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The nimble fingered members of Quilters by the Sea Guild have been quilting up a storm lately in order to provide the warmth of quilts to victims of domestic violence. Full story...
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Domino's and Wilmington firefighters team up for safety

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videoSome Wilmington residents got a huge surprise Monday night shortly after ordering pizza from Domino's. Not only did the pizza arrive on time, it was a special delivery with assistance from the Wilmington Fire Department. Full story...
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It can be tricky, but finding the right costume is a treat

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videoFrom spooky to sweet no Halloween is complete without the perfect costume, and with the big day nearly here, time is running out. Full story...
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