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New Hanover County News

Swap and Shop time nears for prom night

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Wilmington Health Access for Teens is sponsoring its sixth annual Prom Dress Swap and Shop on Friday. Full story...
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Rabies case confirmed

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On Sunday, Animal Control captured what neighbors off Wrightsville Ave. believed to be a rabid raccoon. That raccoon tested positive for the disease on Tuesday. Full story...
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Study to track bacteria makes a colorful splash at Wrightsville Beach

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The water at Wrightsville Beach turned red and green Tuesday. Wrightsville Beach and UNCW performed a companion study to track bacteria found in the water. Full story...
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Toy box trouble

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videoA Wilmington man said he paid in advance for furniture from a local hardware store, and now he's worried he's being toyed with. Full story...
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Indictment delayed for Anthony Pierce

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videoThe grand jury decision on whether to indict Anthony Pierce has been put off until Tuesday morning. Pierce was driving the vehicle Wilmington police officers were chasing the night Officer Rich Matthews crashed his car and died. Full story...
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UNCW education job fair hosts record number of teachers-to-be

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videoWith the national unemployment rate over eight percent, competition for jobs is becoming even fiercer. Full story...
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New Hanover County puts off layoffs

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New Hanover County employees will have to wait another week to find out if they'll keep their jobs. Full story...
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Some downtown businesses will be without power Monday

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Repairs to the Water Street bulkhead are almost complete, but not without a third power outage for nearby businesses. Full story...
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Eight tail-waggers celebrate a special first birthday

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Happy birthday to Bubba, Teddy, Sweetie Pie, Kera, Ivy Jane, Woody Basil, Elvis and Vegas; they all turned one Sunday, thanks to a great group of adoptive parents. Full story...
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Anthony Pierce expected to be indicted Monday

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Pierce was the driver of the vehicle that Officer Richard Matthews chased the night he crashed his car and died. Full story...
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Friends and family remember Nicole Harrison

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Friends and family of Nicole Harrison gathered at Olivet Baptist Church in Wrightsboro to remember her. Full story...
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Wilmington Youth Orchestra celebrates spring

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Spring is still a couple of weeks away, but the Wilmington Youth Orchestra kicked off the celebration a little early Sunday with its annual spring concert. Full story...
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Young surfers rip it up as NSSA comes to Wrightsville Beach

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videoThis weekend, the National Scholastic Surfing Association was at Wrightsville Beach and some of the area's best young surfers were on hand trying to rip up the waist high swell and improve their surfing. Full story...
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Friends remember Shak on Saturday

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A taxi driver killed in a road accident was remembered with a memorial service Saturday evening. Dozens of people came out to Fibber McGee’s in Wilmington to remember "Shak" Rahimbux, the owner of Kat's Taxi. Full story...
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Road work on campus this week at UNCW

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Workers are installing underground storm water pipes. That means driver's won't be able to make a continuous loop around campus. The work was intentionally planned for spring break since there are fewer drivers on campus. Full story...
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