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New Hanover County News

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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Rep. McIntyre calls Giffords shooting a "tragedy for all Americans"

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videoRep. Mike McIntyre worked very closely with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, both being Blue Dog Democrats and serving together on the Armed Services Committee. Full story...
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Opinions on offshore energy welcome

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If you have an opinion on offshore energy, Governor Bev Perdue's Scientific Advisory Panel on Offshore Energy wants to hear it. Full story...
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Hammerheads expect release of 2011 schedule this week

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David Irving told WWAY Saturday he expects to know his team's schedule by the end of the week. We caught up with the Hammerheads head coach during the team's open tryout at Legion Stadium. The Hammerheads tentative home opener will be Saturday, April 16 at Legion Stadium. Full story...
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UNCW suffers first CAA home loss of the season with 18 point setback versus VCU

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VCU didn't lead the entire game, but it sure did seem that way. The wonderful week came to a halting crash on Saturday for UNCW after two consecutive CAA wins. UNCW's conference record drops to 2-2 with the loss. Full story...
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"Long live the King"

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Monday, New Hanover High School students and faculty will go back to business as usual, but their lives will remain forever changed. Full story...
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Doctors say get your flu shot

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video North Carolina had its first child death from the flu this week and doctors say people should avoid the risk of death by getting the vaccine. Many people think the flu shot will make you sick, but doctors say that's not the case. Full story...
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Verizon to launch 4G LTE in Wilmington area this year

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Verizon announced today that it is bringing the world’s first large-scale 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to Wilmington, NC. Full story...
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