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New Hanover County News

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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Registered sex offender caught in Hugh MacRae Park

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New Hanover County's new ordinance making it illegal for a registered sex offender to enter a public park has yielded its first arrest. Full story...
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Kay Hagan stops by Whiteys for coffee, conversation

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On the eve of Election Day, U.S. Senate candidate Kay Hagan made a stop to the Port City. Full story...
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Swart and Hughes ready for Election Day

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The two candidates vying for the states 18th district seat were campaigning hard Monday. That is the seat vacated by Thomas Wright earlier this year when Wright was convicted of obstruction of justice. Full story...
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Beach to Battleship triathlon caused delays

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Participants in the Beach to the Battleship Ironman Triathlon swam, biked and ran all over the Wilmington area Saturday. For drivers, getting around was not as easy. Full story...
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Senator Bob Dole in Wilmington drawing support for his wife

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Senator Elizabeth Dole and Kay Hagan are locked in one of the nation's closest Senate races, and the Dole campaign just released a controversial ad. Full story...
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Cape Fear Fair and Expo has something for everyone

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videoThe Cape Fear Fair and Expo is in full swing. Hundreds made the best of the great weather Sunday and spent the day enjoying what the fair has to offer. Full story...
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Great day to go fly a kite

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videoCrystal blue sky and steady wind equal an ideal day to go fly a kite. Kite lovers could not have asked for a more perfect day for the Third Annual Kite Flying Festival. Full story...
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Last minute phone calls for McCain Campaign

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Volunteers for the McCain campaign were busy on the phone Sunday. Full story...
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Final Obama canvassing

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With less than 48 hours until Election Day, the local obama headquarters are buzzing with activity. Obama supporters spent the day canvassing neighborhoods in Wilmington. Full story...
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Actor Pat Hingle gets a star on Walk of Fame

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videoIt is not the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but for actor Pat Hingle, having a star on Wilmington's Walk of Fame is even better. Full story...
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Strickland family plans to sue

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UNC Wilmington and its police department face a lawsuit filed by the family of Peyton Strickland. Full story...
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