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New Hanover County News

Pleasure Island 's Christmas lights tour canceled

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videoThe Island of Lights Tour of Homes is one of the biggest fundraisers for Pleasure Island. Organizers and residents say people are not decorating this year. Full story...
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Web based system helps officers follow those on probation

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videoThe majority of people on probation violate it. At least that's the case in New Hanover County. Now, probation officers are taking steps to keep an eye on their offenders everywhere they go, through a new web based system. Full story...
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Wilmington Police precinct to open in January

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It looks as though the grand opening for the new Wilmington Police precinct will have to wait until next year. Full story...
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Wilmington Housing Authority sues city council member

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On Tuesday, WWAY NewsChannel 3 reported on a lawsuit, involving the Wilmington Housing Authority and Sparks Engineering regarding inspections of the Eastbrook Apartments. Full story...
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Wilmington Police looking for man trying to cash stolen checks

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Wilmington Police are trying to identify the man shown in this picture. He was trying to cash stolen checks at a bank drive-through window. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Roadside mattress set advertisement

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videoIn this Troubleshooters Report, a Wilmington woman said she was the victim of a bait-and-switch operation. Full story...
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Haynes selected to Wilmington City Council

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Council members selected Jason Thompson's replacement Tuesday night. For years, Margaret Haynes has been known as New Hanover County's Board of Elections chair. Full story...
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WHA reveals mold problem in Eastbrook

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videoThe Wilmington Housing Authority provides subsidized housing for more than 1,000 residents, but a former inspector says one apartment complex should have been shutdown months before residents were asked to move out. Full story...
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Monkey Junction vote delayed

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Tuesday night's Wilmington City Council agenda is one item shorter than originally expected. The vote that would be the first step in annexing Monkey Junction has been postponed. Full story...
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Local artist speaks at Murray Middle School

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Harry Davis, a Wilmington native, spoke to the students about his journey to becoming an artist. Full story...
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Big drug bust in Wilmington Tuesday morning

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A big drug bust took place Tuesday morning by the Wilmington Police Department and State Bureau of Investigation. Full story...
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Yard sale shopping is just a click away

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videoSaturday yard sale shopping is a routine way to find a good bargain, and there is a website that can save you some of the headache. Full story...
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Lower Cape Fear Hospice facing hard times

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videoThe Center for Medicare and Medicaid has cut $1.2 million in payments over three years for Lower Cape Fear Hospice. That is forcing the organization to scale back its operation while maintaining its services. Full story...
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Early risers busy cleaning up downtown Wilmington

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videoUnder the cover of night, the city of Wilmington works to make sure the downtown streets look clean. With the numbers of bars and restaurants there, the central business district goes through a lot of trash. Full story...
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Corning plans layoffs at Wilmington facility

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Corning has confirmed it will lay off workers at its Wilmington facility next month. Full story...
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