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New Hanover County News

Vehicle flipped after running a red light

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A two-car accident on New Centre Drive flipped one car upside down this morning. According to Wilmington police, a Jeep ran a red light at the intersection of New Centre and Market streets. Another SUV traveling across Market Street hit the Jeep, flipping it. Full story...
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Ed Kramer and three other fallen soldiers remembered in walk

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videoMore than 200 people gathered at the Wilmington Fire Department headquarters Sunday night to honor the lives of four fallen North Carolina soldiers; one of them, from right here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Holiday foot traffic helps some downtown Wilmington businesses

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Thousands of people flocked to downtown Wilmington Saturday for the Independence Day fireworks. That included the many tourists who were in town for the holiday weekend. All the foot traffic downtown translated into dollars for businesses. Full story...
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Saffo, Haynes filing for re-election

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Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo headed to the New Hanover County Board of Elections office around eleven Monday morning to file for re-election. Wilmington City Council member Margaret Haynes will also file with the board of elections Monday. Full story...
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NHC Board of Education to vote on proposed budget Tuesday

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The New Hanover County Board of Education will vote on its proposed budget Tuesday. Superintendent Al Lerch said this has been the most challenging budget process in his 25 years with county schools. Full story...
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Cape Fear Sevens Rugby Tournament wrapped up Sunday

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videoThe 35th Annual Cape Fear Sevens Rugby Tournament wrapped up Sunday at Ogden Park in New Hanover County. Fifty squads participated over the weekend, including a handful of international squads - some came from as far away as Africa. Full story...
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Wilmington Art Gallery holds Windows of Wilmington scavenger hunt

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The Wilmington Art Gallery wants to send people on a scavenger hunt. A new exhibit called The Windows of Wilmington is a collection of 34 pieces of art portraying various windows within a ten block radius of the gallery Full story...
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Downtown lit up by Fourth's fireworks

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videoThe sky over the Battleship North Carolina was lit up Saturday night. The Thirteenth Annual Battleship Blast brought hundreds of spectators to downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Wilmington hosts tea party of their own

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Protesters against high taxes and deficit spending by the government used Tax Day to get their message out in events across the country. One protest was right here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Cape Fear Sevens Rugby Tournament underway at Ogden Park

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videoThe Cape Fear Sevens Rugby Tournament has become a traditional event held the first weekend of July. Teams from all over the country, and one from as far away as Africa, are in Wilmington to compete in what may be the event's finest field yet. Full story...
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Friends reflect on life of Wilmington's Ed Kramer

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videoWith Independence Day almost here, we learn more about a Wilmington man who died serving his country. National Guardsman, Ed Kramer died earlier this week in Iraq. Full story...
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Staying safe in the water this Fourth of July

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videoThe ocean is a tempting place, but can be a scary and powerful place too. Wrightsville Beach is different from other area beaches because it has piers and deep troughs that can be dangerous. Full story...
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Preparations continue as Battleship Blast excitement grows

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videoSaturday night many of us will look to the skies to celebrate the Fourth of July. Friday, WWAY's Joe Mauceri took a look at the work that goes into getting ready for the nation's birthday. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride Pleasure Island: Booming Carolina Beach Boardwalk

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videoFrom the beautiful sights of Carolina Beach, to its tastes, this year the boardwalk's got a bit more to offer in terms of entertainment. The amusements and businesses are reaping the benefits. Full story...
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Father-son duo arrested in drug trafficking charges

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has arrested a father-son duo, after seizing more than a quarter million dollars in cocaine and cash Thursday. Full story...
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