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New Hanover County News

County Commissioner Brian Berger arrested, shares his side of the story

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video Police arrested New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger after he violated a domestic violence protection order. The order was issued against him in September, requested by his ex-girlfriend, Heather Blaylock. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: World War II vet fighting for medal

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video The son of Russian immigrants, Morton Salk proudly entered the Air Force. During World War II, he was there on the frontlines as a bombardier, but it was by chance that he wound up on a mission to bomb an airfield in Hankow, China, which was already taken over by the Japanese. Full story...
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Wife of 2010 murder victim charged with his death

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The New Hanover County District Attorney's office says the wife of a man killed last year has now been charged with his death. Full story...
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Food banks looking for donations, in need of fruits and veggies

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video Many of you are getting ready for your Thanksgiving feast tomorrow but there are some who may not be as fortunate. All too often folks in our area go hungry, and it's area food banks and other organizations that put food in their bellies. Providing meals to the needy on a consistent basis though means a lot of food must be donated. Full story...
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Battleship documentary nominated for regional Emmy

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A documentary about the Battleship North Carolina is up for a regional Emmy Award. Rob Hill of Common Sense Films has been nominated in the Best Editor/Program category for "Battleship North Carolina: The Showboat Legacy." Full story...
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Boater killed after boat hits rocks near Masonboro Inlet

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The Coast Guard says one man is dead after a boat accident at the Masonboro Inlet near Wilmington. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Clerk who shot robber a hero to many

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video He had a gun pulled on him and was asked to fork over the cash, but this Wilmington store clerk did the complete opposite. Mark Headstrong has become something of a local celebrity since shooting a would-be robber last week, and he says business at the store is changing as well. Full story...
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Students board 'Mayflower' for Thanksgiving lesson

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Some young explorers boarded the "Mayflower" for an early Thanksgiving. Instead of being made of wood and floating, the ship was a bit more modern. Full story...
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Salvation Army hopes to boost kettle collections with credit card machines

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You have another way to make the holidays a little merrier for the Salvation Army even if you don't have any spare change in your pocket. Full story...
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As Black Friday and Small Business Saturday approach, where are the best deals

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video Let the games begin. The holiday shopping season kicks off in just a couple of days. This weekend there's a push for shoppers to buy local. Can you get a good deal at a small business, or are big box stores the way to go? Full story...
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