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New Hanover County News

SBA offers help to businesses, homeowners affected by flooding

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video FEMA has set up disaster recovery centers in the Cape Fear. The centers are intended to help victims of September's flooding. Now the Small Business Administration is stepping in to help, too. Full story...
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Holiday decor up downtown

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We just wrapped up Halloween and Election Day, but it's already starting to look a lot like Christmas. At least in Downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Cruise ship pays Port City a visit

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If you headed downtown this afternoon you may have seen something enormous in the water. American Cruise Lines' new ship Independence docked along the riverfront. Full story...
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Anderson Elementary School teacher receives Teacher of Excellence Award

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Lisa Thomas, special education teacher at Anderson Elementary School, has received the 2010 Teacher of Excellence Award for New Hanover County Schools from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Exceptional Children’s Division. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: Republicans sweep New Hanover school board spots

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videoIncumbents Don Hayes, Janice Cavenaugh and Ed Higgins and newcomer Derrick Hickey beat out the four Democrats running against them. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: Catlin, Berger join New Hanover Commission

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners will welcome two Republicans to the table. The voters chose Republicans Brian Berger and Rick Catlin. Full story...
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No sign of man spotted with gun near schools

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videoA scary situation today at Isaac Bear Early College High School and Wilmington Preparatory Academy. The two schools were put on lockdown after someone spotted a man with a gun nearby. Full story...
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Selling pumpkins a dream come true as woman fights for life

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video Halloween may be over, but it's not too late to get a pumpkin to decorate your home for Thanksgiving. One woman who came to Wilmington from Ashe County could use the support. She's selling pumpkins to help pay for her battle with stage four cancer. Full story...
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Kids make their voices heard

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Some junior voters turned out at the Northeast Library on Military Cutoff Road in Wilmington to cast their ballots. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: McIntyre makes final push to keep his job

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video Time is precious to political candidates, and it is running out quickly for Rep. Mike McIntyre as he seeks an eighth term in Washington. Full story...
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