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New Hanover County News

Murrayville recycling center re-opens

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The recycling spot in the Lowe's Foods parking lot in the Murrayville area was closed last month after residents of a nearby apartment complex complained about trash blowing onto their property. But after some changes, it is open again. Full story...
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Troubleshooters update: No-go on new park

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People in the Monterey Heights neighborhood who had voted for a 34 million dollar parks bond called us to complain that years after it had passed, their park still hadn't seen any upgrades. Full story...
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Senior centers consolidating

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videoThe New Hanover County senior nutrition program provides meals for adults over the age of 60. Each meal contains one-third of the needed daily nutrients. But starting Friday, there will be fewer places they can get these meals. Full story...
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Sheriffs meet at Wrightsville Beach

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videoNorth Carolina's top cop was in Wrightsville Beach today. Attorney General Roy Cooper met with sheriffs from across the state to talk about statewide trends in crime and crime prevention. Full story...
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Snakes safe from NHC Animal Control

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New Hanover County Animal Control provides a slew of services, mainly for dogs, cats, and anything to do with rabies exposure. But they don't handle snakes because snakes don't carry rabies. Full story...
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Seniors take part in Heritage Arts Festival

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Seniors entered their work into a contest Tuesday during the Heritage Arts Festival. Categories included different types of painting, wood carving, and knitting. Full story...
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Shots fired at North Kerr, two arrested

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Shots were fired into a house on North Kerr Avenue Monday night. Deputies tell WWAY two men pulled up to the house and got into an argument with someone who lived there. Full story...
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Wilmington artist has work discovered online

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videoFrom hometown to Hollywood, one local artist has been discovered online. His work to be used as part of a set in a hit TV series. Full story...
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Carolina Beach doctor surrenders license

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A Carolina Beach doctor has surrendered her medical license in the face of an investigation. As of last Tuesday, Sara Lynn Christiansen, was no longer allowed to practice medicine. Full story...
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Man accused of drunk driving after motorcyclist dies

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A Burlington man has died, after a motorcycle accident here in Wilmington on Sunday. Stanley Barnes was riding his bike on Market Street around 8:00 last night, when a SUV turned into his path. Full story...
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Revisiting the Foy/Rothen cases, one year later

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videoOne year ago Sunday the remains of Allison Foy and Angela Rothen were discovered off Carolina Beach Road. Today we take a look back at the case, the developments and now, new information. Full story...
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Hands on Wilmington beautifies city

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Hundreds of people from around the community came together for to make Wilmington a better place on Saturday. Hands on Wilmington challenged volunteers to complete an assigned beautification project in various places throughout the city. Full story...
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Kure Beach holds street festival

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The town of Kure Beach celebrated spring on Saturday with its annual street festival. Parts of K and Atlantic avenues were filled with vendors selling arts and crafts, and good food. Full story...
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Jeff Gordon hosts Shred It

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Dozens of people came out to Jeff Gordon Chevrolet Saturday for Shred It. People lined up to have personal documents like pay stubs, bank information, and old receipts properly shredded. Full story...
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Carousel Center benefit; what happens in Wilmington, stays in Wilmington

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videoLas Vegas came to life Saturday night in downtown Wilmington for a fundraiser benefiting the Carousel Center. Wilmington civic and business leaders and elected officials gathered to help the center, which is a non-profit organization that helps sexually abused children. Full story...
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