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New Hanover County News

The early bird catches the bus

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videoDaniel Condosta is one of the regular passengers on J.J. Caldwell's route. He uses Wave Transit to get to and from work. Full story...
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Changing of guard at New Hanover County Commissioners meeting

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videoA large group gathered to say goodbye to the two outgoing commissioners, and welcome the two who are replacing them. Full story...
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Man accused of raping 95-year-old woman claims insanity

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41-year-old Brian Reavis will be examined at Dorothea Dix Mental Hospital, which is expected to delay his trial by months. Full story...
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Air Force One Museum may call Wilmington home

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videoHow would you like to tour Air Force One right here in Wilmington? City, state and federal government officials are now one step closer to making that a reality. The proposed museum, which would resemble the White House, may call Wilmington home. Full story...
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Three charged in connection with February murder

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Wilmington Police charged three men in connection with a murder from last winter. All three men are being held without bond at the New Hanover County Jail. Full story...
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Ferry closing may hurt local businesses

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videoIf you usually get to Southport or Fort Fisher via ferry you are going to need a Plan B. The Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry will be closed through the end of January for much needed maintenance. Full story...
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UNCW to honor retired coach and AD

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Retired coach and athletic director Bill Brooks will be honored during a special halftime presentation Wednesday. Full story...
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Planned burn at Halyburton Park

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A public information meeting will be held Monday night at 6:30 p.m. about the planned prescribed burn at Halyburton Park. Full story...
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Market Street lane closed

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Drivers traveling in the 4800 block of Market Street may encounter delays. The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is on site repairing a water main leak. Full story...
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American Red Cross is hoping to boost the blood supply for holiday months

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videoThe Cape Fear Chapter of the American Red Cross needs your help. The organization is putting out the call for blood donations during a time when its supply is typically at its lowest. Full story...
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Many timeless toys still selling at downtown Wilmington store

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videoIt seems that all the popular toys you hear about during the holidays have to do with video or computer games. But according to one local toy store owner, many of the timeless toys from the 50's are still on people's list. Full story...
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Prairie Dog stolen from Tregembo Zoo

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Some young prairie dogs are without their father because of a bizarre robbery. Full story...
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Flotilla endures rainy weather

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videoThe North Carolina Holiday Flotilla began 25 years ago in an attempt to bring people to the beach in the winter time. According to the original flotilla president Martha Lee, it's been a success. Full story...
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Local charities benefit from local craft fair

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Finding ways to stay dry was a benefit for business at a Wilmington craft fair Saturday. The 9th Annual Saint Mark's Craft Fair had more than 30 craft vendors with unique products and gifts. It was the spot for some peaceful shopping the day after Black Friday. Full story...
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New form of identification required at port

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videoStarting Friday, everyone who enters the Port of Wilmington unescorted is required to show a a new form of identification as part of a nationwide port security program. Full story...
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