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New Hanover County News

Murrills stop by WWAY before heading off to Grammy Awards

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A Wilmington family turned gospel group is getting ready for this weekend's Grammy awards. The Murrills' debut album "Family Prayer" is nominated for Best Contemporary R-and-B Gospel Album at Sunday's awards show in Los Angeles. Full story...
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Many gathered Sunday to mourn the death of Alton Corey Vann

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videoInvestigators continue to search for clues about who killed a 20-year-old man early Thursday morning in New Hanover County while friends and family cope with the loss. Full story...
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Tregembo Zoo's "Woodchuck" Day

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videoMonday at the Tregembo Zoo will be all about shadow. No we are not talking about shadow the lack leopard, but the shadow of groundhog Monkey Junction Mike. Full story...
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Cameron Art Museum goes Toy Crazy

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The Toy Crazy exhibit is open for kids of all ages at the Cameron Art Museum. More than 200 vintage trinkets and toys are on display. Full story...
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Hold up part of a plan to get deported

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A Wilmington man staged a hold up, but apparently never intended to rob the Scotchman on Carolina Beach Road; instead, deputies said it was a ploy to get deported. Full story...
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Winter Wine Walk in downtown Wilmington

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Ten downtown Wilmington restaurants and bars opened their doors for the Winter Wine Walk. Crowds of wine and beer connoisseurs stopped in each location for tastings. Full story...
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Antique show benefits local non-profit organization

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For all you antique lovers looking for a good deal, this weekend is just for you. The 39th Annual Antique Show and Sale is in full swing at the Coastline Convention Center. Full story...
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Laney hosts HOSA competition

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videoThirty-five schools and more than 600 students gathered at Laney High School for the Southeastern Health Occupation Students of America, or HOSA, competition. Full story...
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Homecoming at UNCW

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It’s back to school for some UNCW alumni this weekend. The Seahawks held their annual homecoming parade Saturday. On lookers cheered the homecoming court as they drove through campus in some convertibles on a chilly evening. Full story...
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Local unemployment numbers up

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videoThe local unemployment statistics are out, and the news isn't good across our five county area; the numbers are up across the board. Full story...
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Local man uses latest technology to help him walk again

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videoJohn Schoen became paralyzed after a bad fall when he was nineteen, but thanks to hard work and new technology, he is back on his feet. Full story...
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Southeastern Mental Health needs more money

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Southeastern Mental Health is having a hard time making ends meet again. The agency is out of money to pay it's service providers. Full story...
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An American Idol will headline Azalea Festival

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The headline concert for the 2009 North Carolina Azalea Festival has just been announced! This year, American Idol winner David Cook will be playing at Trask Coliseum on April 2nd. Full story...
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Boseman proposes an annexation moratorium for New Hanover County

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Monkey Junction residents may not have to pay city taxes after all. Senator Boseman said the annexation attempt comes at a bad time.

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CFCC's credit card system was breached; college is warning students and teachers

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Cape Fear Community College is warning students and staff to double check their credit card statements. Full story...
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