make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

New Hanover County News

Major layoffs announced for PPD

READ MORE:
PPD announced they laid off approximately eighty workers from their Wilmington office on Wednesday. Full story...
»

Sheriff McMahon works on reorganization within sheriff's office

READ MORE:
Sheriff Ed McMahon eliminated one lieutenant's position and created a new colonel position. The reorganization will provide more attention for several divisions within the sheriff's office and save nearly $80,000. Full story...
»

City looking at privacy issues surrounding emails

READ MORE:
The city of Wilmington is reviewing its e-mail policy after the Wilmington Star News discovered nearly 40,000 e-mails to and from city and employees had been marked as "private" within the last year. Full story...
»

Local middle school dresses up its policies

READ MORE:
Something new is coming this fall to D.C Virgo Middle School; a dress code. Students will be required to wear khaki, navy blue or black bottoms, collared shirts, and no flip-flops. Full story...
»

NHC School Board approves budget, cuts may come

READ MORE:
Despite not knowing how much money it will get from the state, the New Hanover County School Board Tuesday night approved its 2009-2010 budget. Board members unanimously approved the $211 million budget. But because there is not yet a finalized state budget, there may have to be some amendments down the road. Full story...
»

NHC detectives searching for two men in separate investigations

READ MORE:
New Hanover County detectives are searching for two men for questioning in two separate investigations. Jorge Adan Urribiera Ruiz is wanted for questioning about a robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. Larry Karl Gonzales is wanted for questioning about the murder of Alton Corey Vann. Full story...
»

Flooded apartments tenants asked to move, and quickly

READ MORE:
videoThe problems are far from over in the wake of Monday night's flooding. Residents of two apartment complexes off Racine Drive are facing a hard deadline from management to move out - and quickly. Full story...
»

Small businesses make sizable impact

READ MORE:

videoSmall businesses provide most of the jobs, services, and entertainment throughout the country, but when it comes to business in our area, small is relative term.

Full story...
»

Rains cause floods around New Centre

READ MORE:
videoThe rain has subsided, but it's still the talk of the town. Flooding caused all sorts of problems in Wilmington Monday night. Full story...
»

Ogden blaze causes traffic problems

READ MORE:
A fire near Ogden blocked traffic for part of the morning on Tuesday. Smoke appeared to be coming from the attic and chimney of a home off Middle Sound Loop Road. Full story...
»

New charges filed against Maisenhelder

READ MORE:
Last month, John Maisenhelder was arrested on three counts of taking indecent liberties with a child as the result of a joint investigation between Wilmington police and New Hanover County deputies. Monday, he was served with four additional counts of taking indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
»

Homes flooded after Monday's deluge

READ MORE:
videoMonday’s heavy rain did more than strand drivers and cause a mess along New Centre and Racine. Floodwaters filled many nearby apartments leaving residents to salvage what they could. Full story...
»

Wilmington roads flood as rain comes quickly

READ MORE:
videoFlooded apartments, streets flowing like rivers, cars stuck in the water. That is what it was like in much of central and northern New Hanover County Monday night. The flooding was dramatic in some areas as the water piled up in a hurry. Full story...
»

Arrangements made for Sergeant Ed Kramer

READ MORE:
Final arrangements have been set for Wilmington National Guard Sergeant Ed Kramer. Kramer and three other soldiers were killed in Baghdad June 29th when an IED exploded near their HUMVEE. Full story...
»

More flooding on Racine, causing some to use shelters

READ MORE:
Apartments on Racine near UNCW flooded, causing New Hanover County Emergency Management officials to open up Noble Middle School as a shelter for those residents who evacuated. Full story...
»