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New Hanover County News

Fifth rabies case of year reported in New Hanover Co.

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videoThe New Hanover County Animals Services Unit says a fifth case of rabies this year has been confirmed in the county. Full story...
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Back to School: Packing healthy lunches

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videoAs students head back to school over the coming weeks, parents are often faced with the challenge of preparing a healthy lunch that is also delicious. Liz from thisisgrub.com has tips that kids will love and parents can feel good about. Full story...
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WPD wants help fighting heroin

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videoThe police department is asking the federal government to declare our area a high intensity drug trafficking area. With thousands of bindles of heroin taken off the streets just over the past few weeks they say it's a problem worth fighting. Full story...
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UPDATE! EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Double Down Duo

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videoThe Cape Fear's David Calhoun has made the Top 20 in the country. He's asking folks to vote him into the finals. Full story...
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Video phone system latest security upgrade for New Hanover Co. Schools

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videoThis fall many parents of kids in kindergarten through middle school will see new intercom phones at the front entrances to their schools in New Hanover County. Full story...
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Council wants more feedback on Castle Street Peddler Flea Market

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video Some local businesses say the City of Wilmington cost them some valuable foot traffic after shutting down the Peddler Flea Market on Castle Street. The city shut the market down last month when it realized the market violated city ordinance. Now neighboring businesses are worried about their losing their own profits. Full story...
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WPD credits ABC Review Policy for drop in downtown crime

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video Downtown crime continues to decrease. Wilmington's police chief says over the past few years they have seen a 68 percent decline. Full story...
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WPD: Would-be armed robbers scared off by pit bull

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Police say two would-be robbers caught following another car to a Wilmington home were scared off by the homeowner's pit bull. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police still searching for suspect after shots fired into car

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Police are still searching for a man they say fired shots into a car with several people inside, leaving one of the passengers with two gunshot wounds. Full story...
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Man arrested after stabbing another in the chest outside restaurant

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videoA Wilmington man is in jail after police say he stabbed another man in the chest in front of a College Road restaurant. They say the stabbing happened after an altercation between the two men outside of Katy's Grill and Bar. Full story...
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Weekend shooting leaves one man injured

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videoWilmington Police say they are looking for a man responsible for an overnight shooting. Just after 3:00 am in the 800 block of South 15th St., police responded to a shots fired call outside Goodtimes night club. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Wahine Surf Classic draws attention

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video The Wahine Surf Classic was held on the south end of Wrightsville Beach this weekend. The competition is for ladies of all ages surfing short and longboards. Full story...
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UNCW welcomes new students, interim chancellor

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video If you noticed a lot of traffic around UNCW this weekend, it's because thousands of new students, and even a new leader, were moving in for the school year. Full story...
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TRIBUTE: The sun sets for Jerry Jackson here in the Cape Fear

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video A tribute to Jerry Jackson, a meteorologist who has done it all here in the Cape Fear and will always have a special place here at WWAY. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: The School of Ballet and Dance

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videoThis week George Elliot stopped by the Wilmington School of Ballet and Dance to see what's new for the 2014-2015 season. Full story...
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