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New Hanover County News

Downtown Wilmington may be expanding again

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videoFrom the Gateway Project, to the Cape Fear Community College Bond Referendum, it seems like development is everywhere in downtown Wilmington.Last night the City Council agreed to invest $7 million... Full story...
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What's Happening: November 7-9th

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videoIf you need some great holiday gift ideas, a trip to Southport this weekend could help you get your shopping done. Plus, get ready to chow down at Chowdafest. Full story...
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New Hanover getting transportation money

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New Hanover County will receive nearly $5 million from the Transportation Board for travel improvements. Full story...
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Barack Obama celebration Wednesday night in Wilmington

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videoIn Wilmington Wednesday night, the celebration of Barack Obama's election continued. Hundreds gathered at Union Missionary Baptist Church to sing and pray for the president-elect. Full story...
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New international terminal at ILM airport

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Wilmington International Airport is celebrating a new addition today. The airport’s new international terminal was officially opened Thursday morning. Full story...
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The CFCC bond referendum vote passed with easy success

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videoThe Cape Fear Community College Bond Referendum was another issue voted on in the election Tuesday. The 164 million dollar bond will expand the college and add 3 new buildings, at a cost of 5 cents for every 100 dollars of assessed values for New Hanover County property owners. Full story...
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Replacemant for Jason Thompson coming in January

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Jason Thompson is one of the newly elected county commissioners. Thompson's leaving the Wilmington City Council to serve the entire county. He will resign at the end of this month. Full story...
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Barfield, Thompson elected as New Hanover County Commissioner

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The race for New Hanover County Commission was a heated battle with at least one new member being elected. Five candidates competed, but there could only be three winners. Full story...
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Voter Confusion in New Hanover County

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Confusion at the polls have some voters in New Hanover County wondering if their votes will ever get counted. Full story...
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Local Obama and McCain campaigns make final push for voters

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videoAs the country votes tonight, both the local Obama and McCain campaigns are making a final push to get voters to the polls. Full story...
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Exit polling in Wilmington Tuesday

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National news organizations like the Associated Press, CNN and ABC are keeping a close eye on our polling sites. Full story...
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UNCW in Kiplinger's Top 25 "Best Values"

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UNCW is one of the Top 25 "Best Values" among public universities in the nation, and one of the top three in North Carolina. That is according to the new Kiplinger's List. Full story...
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Will a rainy Election Day keep voters away?

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videoSome candidates had their umbrellas in hand while doing some last-minute campaigning Monday, and voters can expect to need theirs at the polls today. Will a rainy Election Day forecast deter people from making the trip to cast their ballot? Full story...
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Senator Dole responds to Hagan's claims

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The candidates are moving fast this election eve. Senator Elizabeth Dole just jetted in and out of Wilmington. Full story...
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Project Uplift aims to teach trades

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videoWith the current economy, it can be tough to find a job, even with an education. One program is helping train local people who struggled in school so they can become part of the workforce. Full story...
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