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New Hanover County News

Former Sheriff's spokesman pleads to lesser charge

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A plea deal tonight for an ex-New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy whose face you often saw on the news. Full story...
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Battleship loses battle with tide; forced to close

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video The amount of water falling on southeastern North Carolina is making an impact in a lot of places. Along the Wilmington riverfront, the rain continues to fall, the river continues to rise, and all of this water made one of Wilmington's premier tourist attractions shut down early. Full story...
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Red Cross opens new shelters for storm victims

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video The Red Cross has closed shelters it set up at schools in New Hanover and Brunswick Counties yesterday, but it has opened new shelters today. Full story...
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Water St. could flood this afternoon

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Due to a combination of excessive rain and a high tide, the National Weather Service has advised that flooding of up to two feet is expected today on Water Street. Full story...
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Pleasure Island awash with flood waters

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video Historically, Lake Park Blvd. on Carolina Beach is one of the first roads to become impassable during torrential downpours. This week's rain certainly fits the bill for monumental flooding at the lake at Carolina Beach. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: SCHOOL / GOV'T CLOSINGS AND DELAYS (UPDATED 9:30 A.M.)

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videoThe latest school and government closings and delays across the area. Full story...
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National audience gets look at Carolina Beach flooding

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ABC Weather Editor Sam Champion did his weather segments for Good Morning America today while wading through flood waters at Carolina Beach. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: Civitas Poll - Goolsby Maintains Wide Lead over Democratic Opponent

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According to a new SurveyUSA poll released today by the Civitas Institute, Republican candidate Thom Goolsby is maintaining a wide lead of 17 percent lead over Democratic opponent Jim Leutze in the race for North Carolina’s open 9th District Senate seat. Full story...
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CFPUA warns against lifting sewer pipe manholes for water run-off

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CFPUA says it's getting reports that people are taking manhole covers off sewer pipes and letting standing rainwater run into them. Full story...
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Rain continues in New Hanover County, but shelter remains empty

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video New Hanover County is in the middle of a State of Emergency as the relentless rain continues to fall. Streets are closed as the typical problem areas in the county are seeing a large amounts of flooding. Full story...
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