New Hanover County News
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JUST ADD HOPE: The Mail Room helps teachers stretch tight budgets
Submitted by Asha Dave on Tue, 08/23/2011 - 2:23pm.

video We often hear from viewers who want to see more coverage of the positive things going on in our community. In an effort to do that, we're showcasing The Mail Room, which is a Wilmington business all about giving back with what they have.

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Rotary partners with Williston Middle School to help students
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 08/23/2011 - 12:32pm.

The Rotary Club held a luncheon today to kick off the Williston Legacy Project. Rotary is partnering with the school to provide technology and literacy programs to help students. Not only that, rotary will provide speakers, mentors, tutors and volunteers for school events and academic clubs.

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As summer ends, kids get started on Christmas decorations at Airlie
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 08/23/2011 - 12:02pm.

Although Christmas is still a few months away campers at Lego Camp at Airlie Gardens are getting to make and program train cars will be seen by thousands of visitors during Enchanted Airlie.

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Wilmington Council says no to buying land along river
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/23/2011 - 11:42am.

Wilmington City Council voted not to buy a plot of land along the Cape Fear River. City Council held a special meeting this afternoon to discuss wether to buy nearly eight acres of land known as the Sawmill Point Marina site.

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Shareholders set to vote on Duke-Progress merger
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/23/2011 - 9:28am.

Shareholders of North Carolina's two largest utilities are voting on whether to merge the two electric companies into the country's largest utility.

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Boil water advisory issued for New Hanover neighborhood
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/23/2011 - 6:23am.

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Customers in a New Hanover County neighborhood are advised to boil their water before using it. Customers in the Laurel Ridge subdivision near Carolina Beach Road reported a loss of service or low water pressure Monday night.

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Wild weather continues in New Hanover County
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 9:28pm.

video The streak of wild weather continued Monday for the Cape Fear region, this time in the form of a funnel cloud.

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FIRST ON 3: Williams trial underway; Prosecution can't argue "willfull blindness"
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 5:27pm.

Former Alcoholic Beverage Control administrator Billy Williams's trial started this morning. He's charged with making an illegal deal with a contractor who was building him a two-story garage for his home.

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Surfers Healing a swell time for children with Autism
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 4:50pm.

videoGoing to the store or a restaurant for some parents isn't so easy. For those that have children with Autism, a day at the beach can be anything but. However, for the sixth straight year, Surfers Healing came to Wrightsville Beach. Founder and former pro surfer Izzy Paskowitz led the charge today as over 200 children hit the waves.

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Coast Guard recovers man from Wrightsville Beach Channel
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 4:32pm.

A Coast Guard boat crew from Station Wrightsville Beach recovered a body today from the Wrightsville Beach Channel.

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