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New Hanover County News

UPDATE: 1 dead after after home invasion

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Wilmington Police said one man is dead and another in fair condition after a home invasion Friday afternoon. Full story...
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Film crews react to grant plan

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videoFilm incentives have been the talk of the town for years, but with the most recent change, concern for the future has set in. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Kids all smiles at 'Learn More than the Year Before' event

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videoIt was the last day of school in New Hanover County, and kids are ready to get out of the classroom and into summer vacation. But one Wilmington man is making sure they don't forget everything they've learned when they head home. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach considering de-annexing Galleria

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The Town of Wrightsville Beach has been contacted by the owner of the former Galleria Shopping Center with a proposal to consider not contesting the de-annexation of the approximately 12-acre parcel located within the Town’s municipal limits. Full story...
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WPD could send K9 Kaas to Fair Bluff

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videoA Wilmington police dog that's been off the street for months after a bite incident following a car chase could soon find a new home in Columbus County. Full story...
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HAPPENING TONIGHT: 'Boys' Life' takes center stage at Browncoat Theatre

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The show will go on at Browncoat Theatre this weekend, as a new production takes audiences on a journey through the transitions of growing up when the coming-of-age story comes to life on stage.video Full story...
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NEW THIS MORNING: Firefighters put out flames at two Wilmington homes

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videoFirefighters are still on the scene of two different house fires that sparked early this morning as investigators work to find what caused the two blazes. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: The Summer Dance Company

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videoThe Summer Dance Company is a touring group that offers programs for serious dancers. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: City Manager explains why Department of Justice came to Port City and issues at WPD

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videoIn the last several months the Wilmington Police Department has seen low morale, problems in the K9 unit, and several SBI investigations. Despite these issues, Wilmington City Manager Sterling Cheatham says crime rates have gone down virtually every year for the last 10 years. Full story...
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EUE/Screen Gems Studios VP: "Deeply appreciative of efforts"

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The Executive VP of EUE/Screen Gems Studios releases statement regarding Thursday's legislative news and move towards incentive grants. Full story...
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Attorney representing teen in use-of-force case wants access to video of incident

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A Wilmington civil rights attorney is representing a 16-year-old at the center of an incident that has a Wilmington Police Department corporal on leave, and she's asking for immediate access to any video showing what occurred. Full story...
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Two more suspects plead guilty in Proutey murder

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videoThe final two suspects charged with the murder of a Cape Fear Community College student are headed to prison for decades. Jasmine Dottin and Daniel Henry both pleaded guilty today to multiple charges, including second degree murder. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Murder suspect arrested in Wrightsville Beach

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video A man wanted for allegedly killing a woman in Rowan County has been arrested in Wrightsville Beach. A neighbor found the body of Toney Ann Johnson yesterday morning in Spencer. Police there quickly put out an alert for Rodney Roberto Wallace, 47. Full story...
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CFPUA warns of problems with wipes in the pipes

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videoFrom babies to windows, there seems to be a wipe for just about everything. But the growing trend is becoming a growing problem, especially when it comes to so-called flushable wipes. With a name like that you'd think the wipes are, well, flushable, but the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority says that's not the case. Full story...
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Berger makes court appearance on probation violation

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videoBrian Berger has made few appearances at meetings of the New Hanover County Commission the last six months. His attendance in New Hanover County Court, though, has been far more frequent. Full story...
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