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New Hanover County News

Dead zones in coastal waterways

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videoA new study indicates that waterways in coastal areas around the world are suffering. Full story...
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Training for a terrorist attack in our area

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Our area is home to a nuclear plant, and a major port. That makes it a potential target for terrorists, and that is why the Coast Guard has a plan, just in case. Full story...
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Beach Blast welcomes back UNCW students

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videoThe beach was packed with UNCW students today. Full story...
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Police still searching for suspect in this weekend's assaults

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videoWilmington police are still investigating attacks on two women over the weekend. Investigators think the same suspect may be involved in both attacks. Full story...
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New Hanover County Schools offer free Tdap boosters

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Registered nurses of the New Hanover County Health Department will be providing Tdap (Tetanus, Pertussis, and Diphtheria) booster immunizations for rising NHCS sixth grade students. Full story...
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Downtown residents look to start community watch program

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Some downtown residents are so concerned about the increase in crime, they are taking matters into their own hands. Full story...
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Local colleges taking measures to protect students

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Cape Fear Community College and UNC Wilmington are taking steps to try and keep their students safe. Full story...
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NHC Sheriff's Deputy fired

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Sheriff Sid Causey fired Thomas Prokop this morning after the State Bureau of Investigation charged him with having indecent liberties with a minor. Full story...
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NHC DA taking over case of stolen documents

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videoThe New Hanover County District Attorney's Office will officially be taking over the investigation into documents stolen from inside the Onslow County DA's office. Full story...
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Public forum scheduled on CFCC bond request

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Cape Fear Community College wants over a $100,000,000 from the county to expand the schools facilities. Full story...
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Costly vandalism at Ashley High School

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videoAshley High School staffers are cleaning up their campus today following some serious vandalism overnight. Full story...
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Additional stops being added to Wave bus routes

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The Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority is adding some new stops to the Wave bus route. Full story...
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Follow-up on weekend assaults

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videoWilmington police say the same man may have attacked two women. The attacks happened over the weekend, and may be connected to a downtown rape last month. Full story...
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UNCW Cell Phone Connection

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videoA new mobile program at UNC Wilmington aims to keep students connected to campus. UNCW'S new mobile education program is the brainchild of professors Jeff Brown and Ron Vetter. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Considers Ban On Human Waste Disposal On Boats

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videoWrightsville Beach town officials are exploring the possibility of prohibiting boaters from dumping waste from their onboard toilets into the public waters around town. Some say it's time to flush out the problem before it's too late. Full story...
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