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New Hanover County News

Pumpkin Patch is a hit

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video It's that time of the year again. As October approaches its last couple of weeks, Halloween fever begins to set in. And what better place to get your tricks and treats than at a local pumpkin patch? Full story...
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Arthritis Walk raises awareness

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videoWalkers took on arthritis one step at a time this weekend in Hugh MacRae Park for the 7th Annual Arthritis Walk. The slogan was "Let's move together," and it looked like everyone had fun doing it. Full story...
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Kitchen Tour opens doors to historic gems

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videoThe 7th Annual Backdoor Kitchen Tour kicked off this weekend in Wilmington's historic district. The only ingredient necessary was a taste for historic homes. WWAY's own Tim Buckley joined in during the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Afterwards, people young and old lined up to enjoy the tour. Full story...
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National Guard confirms details of Wilmington soldier's death

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The body of a Wilmington soldier killed in Afghanistan is back on American soil. Sgt. Thomas J. Butler IV’s body arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware last night. Fellow service members made what the military calls the dignified transfer in the rain. There is no word yet on when Butler’s body will return to Wilmington. Full story...
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Campaigns 'for' and 'against' ballpark get underway

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video Wilmington voters, the ball's in your court. Voting 'yes' or 'no' on a bond referendum in November will determine whether professional baseball will find a home in the Port City. Full story...
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NOAA briefly opens red snapper fishing in South Atlantic

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NOAA Fisheries today approved an emergency action to temporarily open recreational and commercial red snapper fishing in federal waters off North Carolina. Full story...
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Drought returns to Southeastern North Carolina

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Parts of Brunswick and New Hanover County are again classified under drought status, as rain continues to elude the coast. Full story...
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Two local NFL players will hold free football camps in July

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Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Jay Ross will hold a free football camp in Wilmington on July 14. Oakland Raider defensive lineman Desmond Bryant will hold a free football camp on July 14 in Elizabethtown. Full story...
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Waccamaw Bank acquired by First Community Bank

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Waccamaw Bank is no more. First Community Bank, of Bluefield, VA, is taking over the business. Full story...
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Wilmington based Flight 22 basketball team wins Big Shots event in DC

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The Big Shots Washington, D.C Basketball Tournament is one of the nation's premier basketball exposure events. On Sunday the Wilmington based 17 and under Flight 22 team captured the title with a victory over the DC Metro Ballers. Full story...
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