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New Hanover County News

Principal back in school after being assaulted

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School officials said a 13-year-old seventh grade boy began acting up. When the principal asked the student to stop, that's when officials said he tackled her to the floor. Full story...
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Update on Aqua America's price hike

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videoWednesday, News Channel 3 reported about a local water company's plans to raise rates by more than 250 percent. Turns out this isn't the first time it's proposed such a huge increase. Full story...
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Wilmington detectives have two suspects in Snipes shooting

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Wilmington detectives now have two suspects in the death of the man whose body was found last week outside Snipes Academy. Full story...
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Social service agencies looking to help those with financial needs

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videoThe tough economy is leading more and more people to seek financial help from social service agencies. Many people are losing their jobs and having to cut back hours, leaving some months behind on rent and utility payments. Full story...
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Cold weather benefiting local businesses

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videoTis' the season to find ways to stay warm, and the cold weather can also be a benefit when it comes to business. Full story...
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Allegiant Air begins service to Tampa from ILM

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More air service for Wilmington as Allegiant passengers left ILM for a new destination. The airline began its service to Tampa, Florida Thursday. Full story...
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50 Hour Food Drive runs through Friday

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videoThousands of people here in southeastern North Carolina don't have money to buy the food they need; that's why area radio stations and businesses have joined forces with the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Full story...
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Man tased and arrested at his father's funeral

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videoFive New Hanover Sheriff's deputies have been disciplined after tasing and arresting a man at his father's funeral this past Saturday. Full story...
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Kingoff's clock back to its rightful location

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A piece of Wilmington's cityscape will soon be back in its rightful location. Engineers installed the new Kingoff's clock Wednesday. Full story...
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Aqua North Carolina plans to raise rates

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videoAqua North Carolina recently sent out a notice informing customers that it plans to raise rates by more than 200 percent. Full story...
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New plans revealed for downtown hotel

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Wednesday CN Hotels revealed plans for a new 7 story, 125-room Courtyard Marriott Hotel at the corner of Second and Grace. Full story...
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New Hanover County man arrested for alleged sexual assault

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Mark Lewis was arrested Tuesday for an alleged sexual assault that occurred in Carteret County over seven years ago. Full story...
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Candidates meet for the vacant Wilmington City Council seat

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videoYou thought there were only 36 candidates vying for that vacant Wilmington City Council seat. Make it 37; and they all had a chance to introduce themselves at Tuesday night's marathon city council meeting. Full story...
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City says local market is contributing to crime rates

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videoThe city says Village Stop and Shop Market is contributing to the high crime rate in the area by selling alcohol and cigarettes. They say the crime is so bad, it violates a state statute. Full story...
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County school funding are going to see cuts

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A sluggish economy has set the state budget back billions of dollars. That means budgets are being cut in various arenas, including funding for county schools statewide. Full story...
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