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New Hanover County News

Six-year-old comes to the rescue

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videoA 6-year old's quick thinking may have saved her great-grandmothers life. It's started as a normal Wednesday afternoon; Mable Davis was cooking breakfast for her great-granddaughter before taking her to school, but then started not to feel well. Full story...
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Parsley students spice up science

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Parsley Elementary students participated in their first science fair, showing off their exhibits Friday in Wilmington. Full story...
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Kids at Codington pledge to be more kind

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Kindness Week kicked off Friday at Codington Elementary School. Kids pledge to be kinder at home, at school and in the community. Full story...
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The first African American woman astronaut speaks at UNCW

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videoA woman who made her mark on history is visiting Wilmington. Mae Jemison is the first African American woman to travel to space. Thursday night she was the keynote speaker at UNCW, as part of this week's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Full story...
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Children abandoned in car outside Motel 6

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Two young children left in a freezing car last night are safe today, thanks to a motel security guard. Greg West was making his normal rounds after 10:00 Wednesday night at the Motel 6 on Market Street, when he heard a crying child. Full story...
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Sheriff to Citizens saves a trip or a phone call

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videoThe NHC Sheriff's Office has added a helpful new feature to its website, and as a result, New Hanover County public information is now available at your fingertips. Full story...
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Arrest made in attempted robbery of Carolina First Bank

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New Hanover County detectives have made an arrest in the attempted bank robbery of the Carolina First Bank last month. Full story...
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NC group holding meeting on port's economic impact

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Activists against a proposed international container port will meet to discuss its economic impact on southeastern North Carolina. Full story...
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Stop Titan meeting discusses dangers of mercury

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As discussions continue about a potential Titan Cement Plant in Castle Hayne, so do the questions and concerns. Full story...
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UNCW students return from their trip to Washington DC

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Almost fifty UNCW students and staff members traveled to Washington for President Obama's inauguration. Full story...
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New Hanover County Commission joins plaintiffs' lawsuit against insurance hike

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New Hanover County is now part of the growing list of counties officially opposed to an insurance rate hike for homeowners. Full story...
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Programs won't be cut despite tight budget

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At Tuesday’s County Commission meeting, commissioners agreed not to cut programs, despite some budget shortfalls. Full story...
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Tuesday's weather causes confusion at NHC courthouse

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There was some confusion at the New Hanover County courthouse Wednesday morning. Tuesday's snow closed it down, and some of those who missed their court appearances were not sure of what to. Full story...
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Man accused of bomb threat has bond set

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The man arrested in connection with making a bomb threat in front of the New Hanover County Courthouse was in court Wednesday. Full story...
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No school and a yard of snow made for a lot of fun

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videoMix no school, and a yard full of snow, and you have any kid’s dream. News Channel 3 traveled New Hanover County to see how kids were spending their snow day. Full story...
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