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New Hanover County News

City looks at plans to make Market Street safer

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After the latest accident on Market Street and 21st Street in Wilmington, many citizens have commented on our website about the dangers of that stretch of road, saying that it's too narrow. The city transportation department is addressing these concerns. Full story...
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UNCW garden adds beauty to memorial wall

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The UNCW campus is already beautiful, and Wednesday it got even more colorful. A grant from the Cape Fear Garden Club is being used towards a new garden on campus. Full story...
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Reward offered for information related to Corey Vann murder

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The family of a New Hanover County man found shot to death earlier this year is getting desperate for answers. There has not been an arrest in the murder of Corey Vann, who was shot in the head along River Road in January. Full story...
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Police find former teacher in back seat of car with boy

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videoA former Williston Middle School teacher is in hot water after police found her in the back seat of a car with a fifteen-year-old boy early Saturday morning. Full story...
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Blood drives help boost supply

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The American Red Cross says holidays like Memorial Day are an especially important time to donate blood. More people are traveling so there are likely to be more accidents, and on Tuesday, the Red Cross held a blood drive at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Full story...
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Respect paid to veterans on Battleship North Carolina

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videoIn honor of Memorial Day, folks around the country spent time honoring the men and women who lost their lives serving our country. One ceremony in particular was held at a very poignant location Monday night, the Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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NHC Sheriff's spend Memorial Day helping with child protection

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Members of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office spent National Missing Persons Day handing out free child ID kits and safety information Full story...
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Woman arrested for alleged indecent liberties with minor

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Wilmington Police charged a 27-year-old woman with taking indecent liberties with a minor. Police say they caught Jessica Bailey Wishnask of Oak City in the act around 4:00 a.m. Full story...
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Miss USA returns to Port City

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Newly crowned Miss USA Kristen Dalton is returning home to the Port City. Dalton will appear at a variety of events around town during her stay. Full story...
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Accident at corner of Market and 21st has many concerned

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Wilmington police responded to a three-car collision at the corner of 21st and Market Street Monday. Bystanders say this stretch of Market Street is dangerous because the street is too narrow. Full story...
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Tribute held at Wilmington National Cemetery

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videoPatriotism rang loud and clear at Wilmington National Cemetery this Memorial Day. From every angle, every flag, flower, and shirt beamed red, white, and blue. Full story...
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Woman allegedly raped downtown

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Wilmington Police had a very busy holiday weekend. A twenty-five-year-old woman said she was raped in downtown Wilmington around 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Ocean Rescue kept busy this Memorial Day weekend

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videoStill no sign of a missing swimmer off Carolina Beach. The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday afternoon for 19-year-old Fayetteville resident Angel Gonzalez, who went missing around 5:30 Saturday afternoon. Full story...
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American Legion Post 10 hosts memorial

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Veterans attended a service at the New Hanover County War Memorial Monday afternoon. American Legion Post 10 hosted the event at the site in Hugh MacRae Park. Full story...
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Cue Center fundraiser held in conjunction with National Missing Person's Day

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Along with Memorial Day, today is National Missing Person's Day. Members of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office helped spread awareness. They handed out free child ID kits and safety information at the Wal-Mart on Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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