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New Hanover County News

BREAKING NEWS: Fire reported at Alford Seafood

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New Hanover County dispatch is confirming a fire at Alford Seafood at 5330 Carolina Beach Road. The call came in just before 10:00 tonight. Dispatch says firefighters saw heavy smoke when they arrived on the scene. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Victim, suspect's family tell different stories of Friday shooting near UNCW

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videoOne gun. One shot. One arrest. But two different stories. Friday afternoon's shooting near the UNCW campus left 42-year-old David Carroll with a gunshot wound to the shoulder, but it's what led up to the shooting that is in question. Full story...
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Sierra Club recommends offshore wind energy to New Hanover County Commission

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A group from the Sierra Club and non-profit renewable energy company Oceana made a presentation to the New Hanover County Commission Monday night to recommend offshore wind energy. Full story...
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Missing teen's mom joins search

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The mother of a Wilmington teen missing for two weeks has come to town looking for help finding him. Al'Quon Flowers, 18, went missing July 18, and family and friends say they still have no idea where he is or if he is even alive. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Families want money back from horse camp that moved

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videoTwo families say their kids were giddy about going to horse camp this summer when their plans came to a screeching halt. Because of a sudden change in location, the neighbors say carpooling wouldn't even change the distance problem. Now, they say they just want their money back. Full story...
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Cape Fear Academy's new gym draws attention from UNCW

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Students that attend Cape Fear Academy will come back to school with a new, state-of-the-art gym this school year. Full story...
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Catlin makes NC House run official

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New Hanover County Commissioner Rick Catlin officially announced today he will run for the NC House of Representatives next year. WWAY reported last month Catlin plans to run for the newly-formed District 20 seat. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Missing kayakers located

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New Hanover County Dispatch has confirmed that the two kayakers who were missing near Fort Fisher have been located. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: High temperatures blaze through records

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Wilmington hit 101 degrees Saturday, breaking the old record for the day and making 2011 one of the hottest years on record. Full story...
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Wilmington Sharks conclude home regular season schedule tonight

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Sunday night at the the Shark Tank will be "Fan Appreciation Night"... It's also the final home regular season game of the 2011 Coastal Plain League season. Sunday's game will start at 7pm at Buck Hardee Field. Hopefully the Sharks will get to host a playoff game on Thursday. Full story...
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