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New Hanover County News

Children's Museum announces TREKS initiative to tackle school budgets cuts

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Kindergartners from seven area counties will now be able to enjoy Wilmington's Children's Museum for free. Full story...
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Adult art class teaching students how to create masterpieces

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videoA local artist is helping others find their talent and joy through painting. An adult art class is teaching unconventional students how to create a masterpiece.

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Sea Dawgs lead basketball clinic at YMCA

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videoAlmost 150 future hoop stars spent Saturday polishing their skills with the Wilmington Sea Dawgs as the players and coaches held a free basketball clinic Saturday. Full story...
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Youngsters learn about forensics at Cape Fear Museum

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videoThe Cape Fear Museum of History and Science opened their doors to young investigators as they needed help finding some missing artifacts on Saturday. Crime scene tape lined the Cape Fear Museum for a staged crime in which two precious artifacts were stolen and suspects were on the loose. Full story...
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All aboard for model railroad show

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The Cape Fear Model Railroad Club hosted the Eleventh Annual Model Railroad Show and Sale on Saturday at the American Legion. Enthusiasts set up different scale models that operated throughout the show. Full story...
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Ghost Hunters are here in Wilmington

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People who are intrigued by the possibility of ghosts and the paranormal are in for quite a weekend. Steve Gonsalves and other cast members from the popular Sci-Fi Channel show "Ghost Hunters" are in Wilmington. Full story...
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More land could be added to Monkey Junction annex proposal

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videoA proposal to annex land in Monkey Junction is getting bigger, much to the dismay of area residents and business owners. For them it means paying more taxes. Full story...
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Tree Fest 2009

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Several local organizations came together to put on Tree Fest 2009 in an effort to have more trees in our community. Full story...
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Six-year-old comes to the rescue

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videoA 6-year old's quick thinking may have saved her great-grandmothers life. It's started as a normal Wednesday afternoon; Mable Davis was cooking breakfast for her great-granddaughter before taking her to school, but then started not to feel well. Full story...
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Parsley students spice up science

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Parsley Elementary students participated in their first science fair, showing off their exhibits Friday in Wilmington. Full story...
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Kids at Codington pledge to be more kind

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Kindness Week kicked off Friday at Codington Elementary School. Kids pledge to be kinder at home, at school and in the community. Full story...
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The first African American woman astronaut speaks at UNCW

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videoA woman who made her mark on history is visiting Wilmington. Mae Jemison is the first African American woman to travel to space. Thursday night she was the keynote speaker at UNCW, as part of this week's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Full story...
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Children abandoned in car outside Motel 6

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Two young children left in a freezing car last night are safe today, thanks to a motel security guard. Greg West was making his normal rounds after 10:00 Wednesday night at the Motel 6 on Market Street, when he heard a crying child. Full story...
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Sheriff to Citizens saves a trip or a phone call

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videoThe NHC Sheriff's Office has added a helpful new feature to its website, and as a result, New Hanover County public information is now available at your fingertips. Full story...
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Arrest made in attempted robbery of Carolina First Bank

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New Hanover County detectives have made an arrest in the attempted bank robbery of the Carolina First Bank last month. Full story...
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