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New Hanover County News

City posts signs showing effects of proposed street and sidewalk bond

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videoIn a little over a month, Wilmington residents will decide if a $44 million street and sidewalk bond aimed to improve walkways and roadways will pass. City officials have put up signs around the Port City to help demonstrate some of the projects impacted by the bond proposal. Full story...
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Join us to celebrate 50 years of WWAY Saturday at Ziggy's!

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For half a century WWAY has been part of the community in the Cape Fear. As we celebrate this milestone, we want the community to be part of the party. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: School bus driver resigns amid investigation

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video A New Hanover County Schools bus driver has resigned amid an investigation. David Penson submitted his resignation today. Full story...
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NHSO: Scammer trying to take advantage of voter ID law

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a possible fraud tied to voter information and the state's voter identification law. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: Victim found in the backseat of car after shooting

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video There are new details on a deadly shooting on 9th and Orange Streets in Wilmington Tuesday afternoon. Full story...
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Police: More than $20,000 of equipment stolen from construction site

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Wilmington Police said more than $20,000 of equipment was stolen from a construction site Tuesday. Full story...
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Wilmington police investigate shooting after multiple homes hit

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video ShotSpotter technology alerted Wilmington Police to shots fired in the 700 block of Nun Street around 8 p.m. Tuesday night. Officers found 30 shell casings on scene. Several homes were hit and damaged. Full story...
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Pass It On Cape Fear consignment sale this weekend

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videoAs the seasons change, so do your kids' wardrobes. We know sometimes children's clothes can get expensive when you pay department store prices. But we have a great alternative that will have you saving cash! Full story...
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UPDATE: Police investigating another shooting in Wilmington

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Wilmington Police responded to more shots fired in the 700 block of Nun Street Tuesday night, according to dispatchers. Full story...
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Wilmington man convicted of 2012 robbery of Papa John's delivery driver

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videoA Wilmington man with an extensive criminal history is going to prison, and he could face up to twenty years behind bars after a conviction in federal court Tuesday. Full story...
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Carolina Beach residents voice opinions on upcoming projects

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videoCarolina Beach residents got to voice their opinions on some upcoming improvements to the area at an open house meeting Tuesday night. Full story...
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Black drivers searched more than white drivers according to WPD Internal Affairs Report

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videoIf you're a black male in Wilmington, you're more likely to get pulled over and searched at traffic stops. That's according to a 2013 Wilmington police Internal Affairs Report. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Carla Bromstead

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videoThis week's Teacher of the Week started working in the classroom as a volunteer in her 20s. "As soon as I started volunteering in the classroom, I knew it was for me," said Mary C. Williams Elementary teacher Carla Bromstead. Full story...
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UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal shooting

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videoPolice have identified the victim in a shooting on 9th and Orange Streets in Wilmington. Police say 26 year old Martineze Vaughn died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds. Full story...
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Flu shots available in New Hanover County

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The New Hanover County Health Department starts offering flu shots today. The clinic is at the department, which is located at 2029 S. 17th Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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