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New Hanover County News

DOT working around the clock

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While many had the day off due to the weather, the snow and ice on the roads prompted the North Carolina Department of Transportation to work all day. Full story...
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Ice and snow lead to power outages

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As of Monday night, only a few scattered outages had been reported throughout New Hanover County. Full story...
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Black ice forms on local roads

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video It continues to be cold and wet outside as we continue on into the night. Many counties are seeing these conditions so the best idea is to stay inside. The North Carolina Department of Transportation's biggest concern is freezing rain and wet roads re-freezing. Freezing means the possibility of black ice on the roads that you may or may not see. Full story...
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Many ILM flights canceled because of weather

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The snow is not only affecting travel on the roads. It's putting a stop to air travel, too. Full story...
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Snow day means fun from beach to downtown

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video Today's snow meant an extended weekend for much of the region. In New Hanover County, many folks hit the street on their snow day to experience the winter wonderland. Full story...
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Former Senator Boseman files for bankruptcy

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Former state Senator Julia Boseman filed for voluntary Chapter 7 liquidation according to a Wilmington newspaper. She primarily has personal consumer debts according to the filing. It says Boseman owes more than $1.7 million to unsecured creditors and her assets are listed at $47,346. Full story...
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Weather cancels meetings on coastal energy issues

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The adverse winter weather conditions throughout eastern and central North Carolina have forced the cancellation of all three scheduled public outreach sessions with Gov. Bev Perdue's Scientific Advisory Panel on Offshore Energy planned this week for Wilmington, Morehead City and Manteo. Full story...
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UPDATE: Wave Transit cancels service due to Winter Storm Warning

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All Wave Transit bus routes are canceled, and Wave Transit offices are closed. Full story...
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Duke Energy to buy Progress Energy

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Duke Energy and Progress Energy announced today that both companies’ Boards of Directors have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement to combine the two companies in a stock-for-stock transaction. Full story...
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DOT, civilians prepare for the snow

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With the snow and ice expected for Monday and Tuesday, folks all over the Cape Fear area have already started preparing. Full story...
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