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New Hanover County

D.C. Virgo to become a charter school

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video A new name, with a new curriculum. D.C. Virgo Middle School will reopen this fall as D.C. Virgo Urban Prep Charter School. Community leaders met Wednesday to put pen to paper to make it all official. Full story...
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Investigators searching for gas station robber

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The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery at a gas station in Wilmington Tuesday night. Full story...
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Tea Partiers help to "Picket Across America"

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When Tina Sims, a 47-year-old unemployed woman from Hattiesburg, Mississippi left a post online asking Americans of any party affiliation to step outside on the morning of September 17 holding a sign asking "Can You Hear Us Now?" a group at the intersection of College and Oleander answered the call. Full story...
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Tourism spending increases in New Hanover county and statewide

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Tourism spending is up in New Hanover county. The county ranks 9th in the state for economic impact through tourism. Full story...
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BB&T Jamboree set for August 12th

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Football practice all across the state officially starts on Saturday for high school football teams. That means it's about to be jamboree time in New Hanover County. The BB&T Jamboree will kickoff in Wilmington on August 12th. Full story...
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No charges filed against Laney High School assistant principal

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No charges have been filed against Robin Lamberty, who had been accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student back in May. Full story...
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Man rescued from hole after searching for antique bottles in downtown Wilmington

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video Crews rescued a man Wednesday night after he was buried up to his chest in a hole dug behind a home in downtown Wilmington. While digging for historic bottles in a backyard, the ground collapsed around him. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Clean up continues for Wilmington meth lab

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videoAfter drugs and other items used to make meth were removed from an apartment in Wimbledon Chase over the weekend, residents say investigators have been working to clear the apartment. Some neighbors say they are concerned that the toxins from the lab may have gotten into their apartments. Full story...
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Weekend checkpoints serve up over 500 charges for drivers

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The North Carolina Highway Patrol issued 564 charges this weekend during various checkpoints around the Cape Fear. Full story...
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Strong storms cause power outages across the region

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Quick developing storms caused power outages across the Cape Fear, causing Wilmington International Airport to use emergency backup generators. Full story...
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27 eastern counties now under burn ban

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Burn bans are in effect for 27 eastern NC counties, including Bladen, Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties. Full story...
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New Hanover County High School Graduations

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video New Hanover County Schools celebrated the graduation of their senior class students Saturday at Trask Coliseum. Full story...
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NCGOP Convention wraps up in Wilmington

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video The North Carolina Republican Party wrapped up their state convention in downtown Wilmington Sunday. Full story...
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First ever Cape Fear Dragon Boat Festival a success

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video On Saturday at the Sawmill Point Marina nearly 1,000 people gathered to watch or participate in the first ever Cape Fear Dragon Boat Festival. Full story...
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Hundreds come out for 26th annual Carolina Beach Music Festival

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Hundreds gathered at Carolina Beach Saturday for the 26th annual Carolina Beach Music Festival. Full story...
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