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New Hanover County News

Parents voice concerns at H1N1 forum Monday night

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videoConcerns continue after four cases of the H1N1 virus were confirmed in New Hanover County schools last week. School and health officials held an information session Monday night, where parents had a chance to voice their concerns and get their questions answered. Full story...
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Carolina Beach's Tony Silvagni helps blind girl learn to surf

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videoRachel Tucker is legally blind and suffers from heart disease, but that doesn't get in the way of her "hanging ten" with a local pro surfer. Full story...
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Capt'n Bill's event to fight Alzheimer's

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How would you like to enjoy dinner, drinks, and music, while helping a good cause? You can do just that this weekend at Capt'n Bill's in Wilmington. Full story...
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The history of dog court in New Hanover County

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videoIn 2008, New Hanover County Animal Control Services declared 92 dogs potentially dangerous. But technically it's not animal control making the initial decision about what to do with those dogs, it's a group of volunteers appointed by the New Hanover County Board of Health. Full story...
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Saving money on your energy bill

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videoMost of us are looking at ways to economize; one place we can start is with the electricity bill. Full story...
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Jon & Kate Plus Eight stars dine downtown

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Kate Gosselin and six of her eight children were spotted having lunch at Elijah’s on the Wilmington riverfront this afternoon. There was no sign of dad Jon. Full story...
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Three car accident sees one person go to hospital

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A three-vehicle pile-up tied up traffic along 23rd Street and Martin Luther King Parkway late Monday afternoon. A Cape Fear Community College training truck was turning left onto 23rd Street from MLK at a green light. Full story...
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Wishnask could face more severe charges

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New information surrounding a former Williston Middle School teacher who was arrested last week for allegedly having inappropriate relations with a 15-year-old student. Full story...
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Possibility of an active hurricane season

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videoToday marks the official start to the 2009 hurricane season. For those of us on the coast, it is time to plan for what could be an active one. Full story...
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Gregory Elementary to hold public meeting over H1N1 cases

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Concerned New Hanover County parents will get their questions answered Monday night, after four students tested positive last week for the H1N1 virus. Full story...
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Wrightsboro Baptist Church reveals layout for new community center

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A New Hanover County church is reaching farther into the community with plans to build a new community center. Wrightsboro Baptist Church members revealed the layout of their new 16,000 square foot multi-purpose building. Full story...
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Cape Fear region helping to support Sudanese orphans

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videoThe country of Sudan is thousands of miles away, but many here in our area are doing what they can to help protect those from the civil war and genocide in the country, which has killed millions and left thousands orphaned. Full story...
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Serves and spikes abound at Smiles for Sarah volleyball fundraiser

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Saturday was the second annual event for Smiles for Sarah, a volleyball tournament and fundraiser in honor of 12-year-old Sarah Mairs. Sarah was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis at a young age. Full story...
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Bands battle at boardwalk in Carolina Beach

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The first ever Battle of the Bands was held as part of the Carolina Beach Boardwalk Makeover Program on Saturday. Full story...
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Step up for Soldiers hosts fishing event

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Memorial Day may be over, but military families were thanked for their service with a free fishing event at Kure Beach on Saturday. Full story...
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