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New Hanover County News

What's Happening: October 3rd - 5th

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videoIt is Riverfest weekend in Wilmington. More than 160 craft vendors, concession stands and entertainment acts will be in full effect on Water Street. Vendors set up Friday and the festival will kick off Saturday morning and runs until Sunday. Full story...
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Students learning how to help the environment

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videoDozens of students from Saint Mary's Catholic School toured Wilmington's historic Bellamy Mansion for a lesson in going green. Full story...
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Local elementary school receives grant

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A local elementary school has been awarded a grant to promote healthy eating habits. Alderman Elementary was one of 25 schools selected statewide by the USDA. Full story...
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Suspicious package investigated in Wilmington office

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Employees were forced to evacuate after someone saw what they thought was a suspicious item in an office. Full story...
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Officials preparing for Election Day

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videoElection Day is still a little more than a month away, but election officials are busy preparing for last minute registrations and the crowd expected to cast their ballot early. Full story...
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Leaders of community discuss the future at power breakfast

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The future of our area was the topic of conversation this morning in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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No Port/Southport meeting highlights health concerns

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videoLast night, the group No Port/Southport held its second public meeting to oppose plans for an international port. Much like the first meeting in June, there was a large turnout with passionate participants. Full story...
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Bobcats training camp at UNCW

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videoThe NBA Charlotte Bobcats are making Wilmington their home this week. UNCW’s Trask Coliseum is the team's home away from home for the next 7 days. Full story...
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Diligence returns to Wilmington today

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After nearly two months at sea, an important part of the port city is coming home today. The Diligence will dock around noon today. Full story...
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Campaign shirt rumors exposed

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There is a rumor circulating via e-mail and text message, warning Obama supporters not to wear any clothing with his name on it to the polls. Full story...
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Local church starts its pumpkin season

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videoIt did not feel much like fall Monday, but Halloween is just around the corner. That means it is time for pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns. Full story...
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Riverfest kicks off this Friday

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Mark your calendars; it is that time of year again. Riverfest begins this Friday, October 3, 2008. Full story...
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45th Annual Spot Festival a great success

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videoOne of the nicest spots to hang out this weekend was at the North Carolina Spot Festival. The 45-year-old event continued its tradition of bringing the community together. Full story...
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Annual Big Sweep helps keep Wilmington clean

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videoSaturday was the annual Big Sweep for the Keep America Beautiful campaign. Volunteers visited area waterways, like Wrightsville Beach, to help pick up litter. Full story...
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