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New Hanover County News

Three alleged sex offenders wanted in New Hanover County

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is searching for three sex offenders. Deputies say Jamahl Taylor, Nieto Middlebrooks and Gary Reed are sex offenders who are not registered properly according to a recent investigation. Full story...
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Area has fourth drowning victim of the summer

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videoA fourth drowning this season at area beaches has raised further concerns. Three of the four drowning victims were from out of town, so lifeguards are trying to educate tourists not used to the dangers of the ocean. Full story...
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Picketers hope to raise awareness about widwives

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videoSome expecting parents from around the Cape Fear region continue to ask - where is my midwife? Patients who use the two midwives at Carolina OB/GYN were surprised to find out last week that the practice is discontinuing the midwifery program. Full story...
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Investigation underway in Sidebar incident

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The Alcohol Law Enforcement Agency is investigating an incident at a downtown Wilmington bar. Thursday, a twenty year old patron was inside Sidebar on Front Street when he got into a fight. Full story...
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Getting pampered at a fraction of the cost

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videoWhen you are trying to balance your budget with less money coming in, often the little luxuries are the first to go. But there is a way to work in the occasional day of beauty. Full story...
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New Hanover County helps the environment and recycles electronics

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videoThe New Hanover County Environmental Management Department sponsored an electronics recycling event Saturday outside their Highway 421 facility. WWAY's John Rendleman was has our report. Full story...
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10 year old drowns off Fort Fisher Saturday

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A weekend trip to the beach turned deadly for a child visiting our area with relatives. It happened at Fort Fisher a little before 2:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office said 10-year-old Master Emanuel Carter of Sanford... Full story...
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Back to School Fest at Williston Middle School

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It is not time to head back to school yet, but it will be here before you know it. The playground across from Williston Middle School in Wilmington served as the site for a Back to School Summer Fest Saturday afternoon. Full story...
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Recycle those electronic gadgets

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videoMany of us love to have the latest and greatest gadget, which often means there are old computers, television sets, and appliances lying around. WWAY's Hailey Winslow tells you what you can do with them. Full story...
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Patients First rallies at Monkey Junction Friday

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A group of fired up voters gathered Friday morning in Wilmington, for what they called the Patients First Bus Tour. The event was organized by the conservative group Americans for Prosperity. Full story...
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Kids, officers celebrate Hometown Heroes Week

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Camp kids got an extra special treat Friday. Officers from the Wilmington Police Department flew into the YMCA on their helicopter. To celebrate the final day of Hometown Heroes Week, campers got the chance to say thank you to the officers for keeping them safe. Full story...
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Another local bank issued a cease and desist

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Another bank with local ties is under scrutiny by federal regulators. Woodlands Bank has branches in Wilmington and Southport. The bank is based in Bluffton, South Carolina. Full story...
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Budget cuts hit Huskins Program and students

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State budget cuts will mean fewer educational options for advanced high school students. The Huskins Program allows high school students to earn college credits before they graduate. However, state budget cuts mean... Full story...
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104th birthday celebrated at Liberty Commons

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Liberty Commons celebrated a very special birthday Friday. Rose Sprechan's family and friends helped her celebrated her 104th birthday. Full story...
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State releases school report cards

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The state Department of Education has released its school report cards for the 2007-2008 school year. Full story...
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