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New Hanover County News

No answering emails on Friday

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videoImagine winding down a work week without having to respond to emails. One company has banned sending them on Friday. And, it is a company that's in the business of communication. Full story...
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New Hanover County unemployment numbers better than average

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The nation's unemployment rate reached a four year high in July. And while the unemployment rate in North Carolina hit 6.2 percent, New Hanover County comes in below the national average. Full story...
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Youth regatta held at Wrightsville Beach

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A calm day was not enough to take the wind out of the sails of some youngsters at the Carolina Yacht Club this afternoon. Full story...
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Sarus Festival kicks off Monday

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A big event kicks off Monday. It is the Sarus Festival -- a two week long celebration that offers up a variety of entertainment. Full story...
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German students visiting the area

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videoSome German kids are spending a few weeks of their summer in our area. The exchange program is sponsored by IKA, a company that has offices in Germany and in New Hanover County. Full story...
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ABC files for demolition permits

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videoThe Alcohol and Beverage Commission plans to demolish more than a dozen homes in an area that could soon become a historic residential district off of 17th and 18th Streets. Full story...
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State Taking over Southeastern Mental Health

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videoAfter nearly four months of budget struggles, Southeastern Mental Health is about to get some help sorting out their finances. Full story...
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Burglary Suspects Hold up in Home

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Three suspects are in custody tonight after Sheriff's deputies say they were caught burglarizing homes. Full story...
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Family still awaiting results in missing person case

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videoIt was two years ago today that Allison Jackson Foy of Wilmington went missing. The case has remained very much in the news all that time. Full story...
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Woman bitten by rabid fox in Kure Beach

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A rabid fox has bitten a woman in Kure Beach. It happened while she was bird watching near the National Guard Base at Fort Fisher yesterday. Full story...
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Chandler's Wharf owners ask for permission to demolish

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videoChandler's Wharf is a staple of downtown Wilmington's historic water front, but for how much longer? Full story...
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Friends establish fund for crime victim

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Friends of the 24-year-old woman who was stabbed and sexually assaulted Thursday in downtown Wilmington are trying to raise money to help pay her medical bills. Full story...
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Soldiers are in for some special deliveries

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Today the local organization Step Up for Soldiers put together 150 packages for the troops. Full story...
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Myrtle Grove Optimist Little League Team Prepares for Southeast Championship

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videoThe Little League World Series will be played next month in Pennsylvania. There's a good chance a team from Wilmington will be there, but there's still work to do after winning the state title last weekend. Full story...
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Shortage in nursing field

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Recruiting efforts are underway locally aimed at middle and high school students. Full story...
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