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New Hanover County News

TROUBLESHOOTERS: Child support woes

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video It's hard enough trying to make ends meet in this economy as it is. So imagine being a single parent, trying to provide for your children when your ex owes you thousands of dollars in back child support. That's a reality for many single mothers in our viewing area, and in tonight's Troubleshooters report, we're taking a closer look at what it's like for them. Full story...
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Parents say school bullying pushed daughter toward suicide

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Bullying is a big problem in many schools. Sometimes it pushes young people to take their own lives. A New Hanover County teen has threatened suicide because she cannot stand the torment from her classmates. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: NRA endorses Goolsby

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The NRA has officially endorsed Thom Goolsby in his bid for the 9th District seat in the North Carolina Senate. Full story...
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DOT hopes bridge painting done by year's end

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The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is a fixture in the Port City, but a project to keep the bridge in tip-top condition is not exactly running on schedule. Full story...
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Carolina Beach trying to change look of business district

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video Carolina Beach wants to make its central business district more pedestrian friendly, but that means limiting the kind of businesses that can be there. Full story...
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Thalian Hall celebrates birthday with renovations

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videoThe latest renovation project has wrapped up at Thalian Hall. The historic theater in downtown Wilmington just celebrated its 152nd birthday, and it looks better than ever. Full story...
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Candidate Profile: 9th District Senate candidate Jim Leutze

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videoWe continue our series of candidate profiles. This week we're focusing on the 9th District state Senate race. Tonight we meet the man behind UNCW for more than a decade. Now Democrat Jim Leutze has his eyes on Raleigh. Full story...
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Confusion over radar certification could affect speeding tickets

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video If you're driving over the speed limit, a cop with a radar gun is the last thing you want to see. But thousands of tickets written by New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies are being called into question, because the officers were not certified on the radar guns they were using. Full story...
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Water line ruptures at Hoggard High School

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At approximately 11:57 a.m. today, a supply water line in the boy’s bathroom on the second floor of Building D at Hoggard High School failed, allowing water into all twelve classrooms on the second floor. Water drained down some of the walls on the first floor. Full story...
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Codington Elementary Principal among America’s best

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Budd Dingwall is among sixty-two outstanding elementary and middle school principals from schools across the nation and abroad who have been named as 2010 National Distinguished Principals by the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Full story...
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