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New Hanover County News

Ogden MarketPlace developer withdraws rezoning petition

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videoNew Hanover County Planning and Zoning Supervisor Ben Andrea says the Atlanta-based Halpern Development Company withdrew its petition to rezone property for a grocery store in the Ogden MarketPlace. In February the company submitted the re-zoning petition to construct the first reported Publix in Wilmington. This month the company withdrew that petition. Andrea says he does not know why. Full story...
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DOT announces closure of downtown bridge

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videoEngineers with the Department of Transportation announce the future closure of a bridge in Downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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CFPUA: 4,500 gallons of sewage overflows into creek

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videoWater quality testing is underway after a sewer overflow. Full story...
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'Operation Patriot' arrests 150+ in areas including New Hanover Co.

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Law enforcement officers arrested 153 people during a multi-agency operation named “Operation Patriot” which covered four counties including New Hanover County. Full story...
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Suspects identified in bank robbery, chase that ended near WB

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videoWilmington Police say they have three suspects in custody after a bank robbery downtown this morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man charged with assault after weekend stabbing

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A man is facing assault charges after police say a domestic disturbance turned into a stabbing, sending two to the hospital over the weekend. Full story...
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Happening this week: WilmingtonBiz Expo

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videoThe Wilmington region's largest business event kicks off Wednesday morning at the Wilmington Convention Center. It brings together hundreds of vendors to spotlight the robust business atmosphere of the Cape Fear region. Full story...
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Food Truck Frolic supports Ogden Park improvements

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video It may have been cloudy, but that didn't slow down the fun over at Ogden Park for the third Food Truck Frolic to help raise money for a new skate park. Full story...
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WPD investigates armed robbery at business, sends 2 to hospital

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video Lt. Kevin Johnson with the Wilmington Police Department says two people are in the hospital after someone robbed a business on N. 4th St Saturday night. It happened around 10:30 p.m. near the 1600 block of North 4th Street. Two people were sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Full story...
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Candlelight vigil held in honor of missing persons

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video The Community United Effort, CUE, Center for Missing Persons honored those once missing, now recovered, by a candlelit service on the Riverwalk in downtown Wilmington Saturday evening. Full story...
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