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New Hanover County News

Grad student turned candidate says he has plan to fix Wilmington

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Election season is still months away, but one UNC Wilmington student is already thinking about ways to shake things up. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Commissioner Barfield vs. The School Board - What the bickering is about

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Today in his newsletter email, New Hanover County Commissioner Jason Barfield outlined some of the specific concerns he has about the way the School Board is spending money. His major issues are with two empty buildings and a third that needs a roof. However, Superintendent Dr. Tim Markley contends the county already has oversight of capital expenditures and building projects. Full story...
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WPD: No leads on puppy killer despite reward

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WPD investigators have been unsuccessful in locating the person(s) who killed two puppies on Wednesday, February 23, 2011. In response to media coverage, several animal welfare organizations have pledged money for a reward for anyone supplying information that leads to an arrest. Pledges currently total more than $2,000. Full story...
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WPD: Man robbed at knifepoint downtown

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The male victim, age 25, reported that he was in a bar drinking with a man he did not know by name. According to the victim, the two agreed to go somewhere else to get a drink. The victim said he stopped to sit on one of the benches on Water Street when a third person (male voice) came up behind him and held a knife to his neck. Full story...
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Big Wednesday in sports: CFCC falls short in first round of national juco basketball tourney ; UNCW in action

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video Cape Fear Community College is going to have to work their way through the consolation bracket in order to win the national junior college basketball tournament. CFCC lost in the first round of the tournament Wednesday afternoon. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: One person dead in explosion at Sutton Plant

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video A Progress Energy spokesman says one person is dead after the explosion at the L.V. Sutton Energy Complex off US 421. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Commissioner Berger apparently enjoying perks of office; Updated with Berger's response

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When two county commissioners, from the same town, go to the same city to attend the same meeting, how many vehicles do you think they should take? And how long do you think they should keep them if they're owned by the county? Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Pantano misleading about rally against Iman speaking at UNC

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Congressional candidate Ilario Pantano claims that UNC Chapel Hill is paying Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the cleric who wants to build a mosque at Ground Zero, $20,000 to speak Wednesday night on campus. However, a news release distributed by the Institute for Arts and Humanities says the lecture is supported by "private funds." Full story...
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One day after garbage contract falls apart, New Hanover County wants to micro-manage school spending

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video The New Hanover County School Board Chairman got his toes stepped on this week by the newly appointed New Hanover County Commision Chairman. Full story...
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2 former New Hanover County residents win on opening day of NCAA Basketball Tournament

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Eddie Biedenbach used to be a permanent resident at Wrightsville Beach. The UNC Asheville head basketball coach occasionally pops in for a coastal visit during the off season. Brad Brownell used to call Wilmington home. Brownell now coaches Clemson. Interestingly enough, UNC Asheville and Clemson were the only two winning teams on Tuesday night in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. Full story...
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