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New Hanover County News

Community comes together for Christmas clean-up to help Castle Hayne family faced with leukemia

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video The holidays are a time for family, friends and festive decorations; all of which came together this weekend for one Castle Hayne family dealing with the news that a beloved wife and mother must battle leukemia. Full story...
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Wreaths honor fallen service men and women during holiday season

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This holiday season, as we spend time with our loved ones, it's important to remember the loved ones who are fighting for our freedom and those who have died defending our great nation. Full story...
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Diligence pulls out of the Port City

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You might have noticed the riverfront looks a little empty. That's because our Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is out to sea. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Robbery suspect speaks out from behind bars

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video A 17-year-old boy is still behind bars after allegedly trying to rob a Wilmington convenience store Wednesday morning. This story sparked a flurry of comments on our website; the most interesting ones coming from the suspect's own mother who said she raised her son right, but he is making bad decisions. We spoke exclusively with Jaquan Martin and his mom in a story you’ll see “ONLY ON 3.” Full story...
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Efird receives prestigious honor as SBI investigation continues

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video This morning Carolina Beach Town Councilwoman and Mayor Pro-Tem Pat Efird received a very special honor. In fact, it's the highest honor the governor can bestow on a citizen. But the Order of the Long Leaf Pine comes as Efird is also under state investigation. Full story...
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City committee recommends bar's liquor license request

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The city's ABC Review Committee today gave a positive recommendation for Edward Peabody's ABC permit application. Peabody wants to open a bar called the Brikhouse at the site of the old Rox nightclub at 208 Market Street. Full story...
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Official count rejects Monkey Junction annexation

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As expected, property owners in Monkey Junction have said a resounding no to annexation by the City of Wilmington. Full story...
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Tree of Life honors DWI victims, law enforcement tonight at Battleship

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video Drunk drivers continue to take innocent lives. That's why the Tree of Life and Candlelight Vigil is held annually. It's a moment to remember the victims and to pay tribute to law enforcement officers. Full story...
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Robert Downey Jr. praises 'Iron Man 3' script

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Robert Downey Jr. believes the script for 'Iron Man 3' will make "a phenomenal theater-going experience." Full story...
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Overturned pick-up on bridge slows morning commute

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Wondering why you or a coworker was late to work this morning? Blame an accident on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. Full story...
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