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New Hanover County News

Fact or fiction surrounding gift card email

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videoHoliday shopping season is in full swing, and there's a chance you've seen an email going around warning shoppers to use up gift cards for retailers that are closing stores around the country. Full story...
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Early risers at the Sawmill Restaurant

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videoIt's still dark outside, not even twilight when the time the first customers arrive at the Sawmill Restaurant in New Hanover County. Some are even waiting for the doors to open at 6:00 a.m., and there are several regulars that come in every day about that time. Full story...
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A Wilmington company receives national recognition

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In 2002 Trans1 developed a tool to help make back surgery a little less painful. The tool fits through a small incision made just below the tailbone and allows doctors to remove damaged material and insert a screw to separate the two lowest discs in the spine. Full story...
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Williston student remains in juvenile detention after tackling principal

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The thirteen year old Williston student who tackled his principal is still in a juvenile detention center Monday night. The boy is expected to go before a judge Tuesday to see if he is eligible for release. Full story...
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Cape Fear Academy students spread Thanksgiving cheer

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Students from Cape Fear Academy spent the day going to door to door spreading holiday cheer with food baskets. Full story...
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International students on the rise

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videoThe dollar may not be doing well globally, but when it comes to education, American schooling is still at the top of the list in the international scope. Full story...
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Take-out delivery drivers robbed over the weekend

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Three take-out delivery drivers were robbed over the weekend. Police said robberies like this happen every once in a while. Full story...
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Hoggard High becomes nations first storm-ready school thanks to student

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videoA Wilmington student's senior project is garnering national recognition. A special ceremony was held Monday to award him with a certificate of achievement. Full story...
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Memorial service for the victim of fatal crash on Cape Fear bridge

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Monday, family and friends gathered to remember the pregnant mother, killed in Wednesday's accident on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. Full story...
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Hearing to discuss Aqua's rate increase

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There's a public hearing tonight to discuss Aqua North Carolina's proposed rate increase for some New Hanover County residents. Full story...
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Walmart lessening the burden on your wallet this Thanksgiving

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videoGas prices may have dropped, but the cost of food hasn't followed that trend. The American Farm Bureau Federation says the average cost for a Thanksgiving meal will rise about 6 percent. Full story...
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Wilmington Police using different technique to keep streets safe this holiday season

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videoWith the holidays quickly approaching and drivers taking to the roads, Wilmington Police are trying to keep the streets safe by stopping impaired drivers. But they are using techniques other than traditional check points. Full story...
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Boat fire in Carolina Beach Sunday

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A boat fire kept crews in Carolina Beach busy Sunday afternoon. The fire took place off the 1400 block of Canal Drive. Full story...
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Train lovers all aboard this weekend at the Coastline Convention Center

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It was all aboard this weekend at the Coastline Convention Center. Train lovers were on hand to view trains of all sizes. Full story...
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Aquababies weekend at Fort Fisher Aquarium

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videoIt was an aquababy day at North Carolina's Fort Fisher Aquarium. Hundreds of babies were allowed to enjoy all the aquarium had to offer ....but no diaper bag was needed. Full story...
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