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New Hanover County News

Art unveiling for Riverfest

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videoThe Riverfest Executive Committee unveiled a brand new painting from this year's featured artist David Hayes. Full story...
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Weekend road repairs scheduled in Wilmington

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Weekend roadwork at two locations could cause slowdowns in the Wilmington area. Full story...
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DOG COURT: Dog bite causes $8,000 in damage

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videoOne man took his neighbor to Dangerous Dog Court after he says his Boston Terrier bit him causing around $8,000 worth of medical damage. Full story...
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Wilmington dad upset with new airline policy for unaccompanied minors

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videoA small change to a major airline's policy is causing some big problems for one Wilmington dad. The father of 13-year-old twins says he's been flying his kids from Wilmington to Detroit with a connection in Charlotte ever since he moved here in January. But he says a new airline policy now makes that trip impossible. Full story...
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Brian Berger released from jail

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is out of jail for the first time in more than three months. According to the New Hanover County Jail, Berger was released to a Jail Diversion program around 1 p.m. Full story...
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Man dies after Kure Beach ocean rescue attempt

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videoThe man rescued from the waters at Kure Beach has died from his injuries, the police chief said. Full story...
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Students weigh backpacks to learn impact of heavy loads

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videoCFCC students weighed in on more than just class to promote healthy habits in downtown Wilmington today, just in time for National Backpack Day. Full story...
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Suspect arrested for August murder

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videoWilmington Police have arrested a man and charged him with a murder in August. The District Attorney's Office says Cordero Alexander Pridgen is being held without bond for the murder of Edmund Lane. He made his first court appearance this morning. Full story...
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Semi rolls over at busy Wilmington intersection

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videoA rolled over tractor trailer has affected traffic at a busy Wilmington intersection. Late this morning the semi rolled over at the north end of Carolina Beach Road at the intersection at Burnett Blvd. and S. 3rd Street taking out the traffic light. Full story...
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Police: Victim pulls pistol on trio trying to rob him with gun for sale

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videoWilmington Police say the victim of an attempted armed robbery pulled a pistol on the trio when they tried robbing him with the empty gun he was selling. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Historical Hands on Deck!

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videoIn 1988, a woman would apply for a job aboard the USS North Carolina Battleship. She didn't get it. Then the job reopened. She got it this go around! Now she is a key player in using her creativity to bring the life of Battleship North Carolina to life. What we have are historical hands on deck! Full story...
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"Unsafe" portion of Downtown Riverwalk closing

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videoOn Tuesday night, city staff announced that they will be blocking off about half a block of the downtown riverwalk as they make some much needed repairs to the wooden planks. Full story...
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Swimmer pulled from ocean off Kure Beach

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videoKure Beach Ocean Rescue had to pull a man from the surf this morning. One of the officers who responded said it happened at 11:18 a.m. near the 1100 block of South Fort Fisher Blvd. Full story...
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Gov. McCrory announces 25-year transportation vision; says it may help film

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video Gov. Pat McCrory made a stop in the Port City today to announce a 25-year vision for the state's transportation. Full story...
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Sunny 104.5 hosts 6th Annual 'Caring for Kids at NHRMC Radiothon'

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videoToday and tomorrow Sunny 104.5 host the 6th Annual "Caring for Kids at NHRMC Radiothon." Sheila Brothers sat down with Daniel Seamans to talk about all the details. Full story...
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