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New Hanover County News

New Hanover County 911 dispatchers have a long, but rewarding job

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videoWhen you have an emergency, someone has to be there to answer your 911 call, no matter the hour. For 911 dispatchers, that means early morning hours and long days. Full story...
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Local therapist is using the Wii Fit to heal patients

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videoNot only is the month of October shared by domestic violence awareness and breast cancer awareness, it is also National Physical Therapy Month. One Wilmington therapist said she is improving her therapy practices with a popular video game. Full story...
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UNC Wilmington adds to programs

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Chancellor Rosemary Depaolo introduced the Dan Cameron Family Foundation Professorship of Innovation. This will permanently fund a new professor’s position in the Public and International Affairs Department. Full story...
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Wilmington bicyclist hit on Eastwood Road

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A Wilmington man was critically injured Thursday morning after being hit by a car while riding his bicycle. Full story...
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Amigos Internacional re-opens

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After four months of being closed, Amigos Internacional has relocated, re-opened and is ready to help. Full story...
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Hostage training in Wilmington

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In Wilmington, there were several streets around Floral Parkway blocked off. Full story...
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What's Happening: October 17th - 19th

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videoDid someone say festival? The are numerous events going on this weekend in Pender and New Hanover counties. Full story...
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Wake Up Tour focuses on first-time voters

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Election Day is less than three weeks away, and one grassroots organization is trying to motivate young voters. Full story...
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Domestic violence affecting both men and women

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videoOctober is dedicated to spreading awareness about domestic violence. Advocates say it is commonly a problem affecting women, but in some cases men can be on the receiving end of the abuse as well. Full story...
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Dog Owner Hires Lawyer For Dangerous Dog Appeals Court

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videoOne of our monthly features on News Channel 3 is Dog Court - New Hanover County Dangerous Dog Appeals Court. Four cases were heard Wednesday night. An attorney actually showed up for one of them. Full story...
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Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated at Bradley Creek Elementary

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videoIt is the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month, and one local elementary school is recognizing the increasing Hispanic population by embracing it. Full story...
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Scare at Roland Grise Middle School

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New Hanover County's Roland Grise Middle School was locked down briefly Wednesday afternoon. Authorities say Wilmington Police stopped a stolen vehicle near the school. Full story...
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Family to start new afterschool program

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The former directors of Wilmington's Brigade Boys and Girls Club who were forced out because of a nepotism policy are starting over. JoAnn Clark and her son Derrell are making plans to open a new Christian-based ... Full story...
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Holly Tree Elementary students learn about fire safety

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Fire safety wasn’t the only lesson some local firefighters wanted to teach Wednesday. Students at Holly Tree Elementary in Wilmington had a chance to stop, drop, and roll and put their fire safety skills to the test. Full story...
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New Hanover County Board of Education candidates speak about the state of our schools

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videoOn November 4th, you will see six names on the ballot for New Hanover County Board of Education. While David Martin is no longer running, there are incumbents Dorothy DeShields and Jeanette Nichols, as well as three challengers who want their seats.

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