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New Hanover County News

Emergency alerts for the deaf

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videoImagine it is the middle of the night, you hear the thunder and the wind against your windows. Suddenly your weather alert radio sounds the alarm – There is severe weather on the way. Full story...
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Proposed widening of Dow Road

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videoThe idea is to also extend the road from Carolina Beach to neighboring Kure Beach. Full story...
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Opening day for surgical pavillion

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It was opening day for New Hanover Regional Medical Center's Surgical Pavilion. Full story...
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Diligence Dash

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videoThe Coast Guard hosted the 15th Annual Diligence Dash Saturday morning. John Rendleman has the race recap. Full story...
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Update: NC Senator Julia Boseman Wants Southeastern Center Audited

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videoSoutheastern Center for Mental health is scrambling to make up for its budget shortfall. Hundreds of disabled clients depend on its services. State Sen. Julia Boseman wants to find out what's behind the budget crisis. Full story...
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Local man invents water saving device

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videoIt's called the Float Booster, and its sits right below that ball in your toilet. It simply reduces the water level by about an inch. It can save about 4500 gallons of water a year for a family of four. Full story...
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Health center wellness fair

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videoA local health center took the day to offer free health screenings to the public as part of its first-ever wellness fair. Full story...
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Dare to Care Fundraiser

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Dare to Care is a program that raises money for children's services at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Saturday's Motorcycle and Car show was a funderaiser to help kids in need. Full story...
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Ham radio Field Day

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Usually when a major natural disaster strikes, the American Red Cross says new forms of electronic communication often fail. Full story...
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New developments in the mental health budget crisis

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Southeastern Healthcare is looking at a new way to add money to its budget, while people are protesting pending cuts in badly needed services. Full story...
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Crisis Center to remain closed for now

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Southeastern's board met last night and decided on a course of action now that the crisis station and detox center has been cleared to reopen: Full story...
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Volunteers from Mississippi finishing up good deeds

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It has been a busy week for a group from Biloxi Mississippi. Full story...
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Today is National HIV Testing Day

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Statistics show nearly 250,000 people in the United States are living with HI, and don't even know it. Full story...
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Thieves stealing clothes

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videoUsually, when homes get broken into, electronics and other valuables are the first things stolen, but there have been a couple of incidents in the past two days where the thieves had a different target. Full story...
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Wilmington business promotes organic gardening

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videoRising food prices aren't hurting everyone. One Wilmington business is benefiting from the high prices, by selling people the idea of growing their own vegetables. Full story...
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