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New Hanover County News

Republicans sweep four seats on New Hanover School Board, but runoff possible

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The four seats up for grabs on the New Hanover County look like they will stay with the Republican Party for four more years. Full story...
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Lee routs Redenbaugh in state Senate race

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videoRepublican Michael Lee won a healthy victory over Democrat Elizabeth Redenbaugh to represent New Hanover County in the North Carolina Senate. Full story...
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Recount could decide if Zapple or Hickey join Watkins on New Hanover Commission

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Republican Skip Watkins and Democrat Rob Zapple will join Woody White, Beth Dawson and Jonathan Barfield on the New Hanover County Commission, if the vote totals hold. Full story...
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Wilmington residents approve $44M Transportation Bond

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Wilmington voters approved the city's Street and Sidewalk Bonds, a $44 million project. Full story...
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Schools get boost in New Hanover, Pender, not in Bladen

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Voters in New Hanover and Pender counties have given a big boost to local schools by approving bond referenda, but Bladen County residents gave a resounding no to raising taxes for schools. Full story...
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Soldier recognized for act of bravery

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videoAn Army veteran and Kure Beach firefighter was recognized at the USS North Carolina for an act of bravery when he was deployed in Iraq. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: DWI case against former WHA CEO settled

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videoThe case is closed against the former Wilmington Housing Authority CEO charged last year with drunk driving, after the case was quietly disposed of recently. Full story...
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Special beer on tap for Coast Guard Cutter Diligence 50th anniversary

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videoThe boat has just arrived back in the Port City, and this weekend the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence celebrates its 50th anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, one Wilmington restaurant has crafted a very special beer. Full story...
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New Cape Fear Museum director starts tomorrow

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videoThe New Hanover County Commission welcomed the Cape Fear Museum's new director in a meeting Monday afternoon. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. wages less than state, national averages

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videoThe New Hanover County Commission approved the second phase of its comprehensive plan tonight. The second part was about existing conditions in New Hanover County and looking toward our future. The plans second phase is one with an eye on population, the economy, and other things like parks and recreation. Full story...
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