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New Hanover County News

Clerk pistol whips robber

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A local store clerk pistol whipped a possible would-be robber at the Chestnut Food Market Monday night. Full story...
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Wilmington man charged with bomb threat

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A Wilmington man has been charged with a bomb threat at the New Hanover County Courthouse Monday morning. Full story...
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Martin Luther King Jr. parade a big hit

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videoThe streets were packed Monday, and people of all ages were out showing their support in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Full story...
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Some people stocking up on supplies in anticipation of snow

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Sketchy weather is on the way and grocery stores are ready for people who may want to stock up. Full story...
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Slumping housing market causes local business to close

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The National Gypsum dry-wall plant off Carolina Beach Road just shut down. Sixty-three people worked at the plant. Full story...
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UNCW students take part in national MLK Day Challenge

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The 35 students are cleaning and painting Girls Inc., a non-profit organization that empowers at-risk youth in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Bomb squads remove device from NC courthouse steps

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Authorities in Wilmington say the downtown area is safe after bomb squads removed a device from the steps of the county courthouse. Full story...
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Wilmington bus company taking dozens to historic event

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videoMillions of people are expected to attend the inauguration. A Wilmington bus company is driving dozens of people from our area to watch it all unfold. Full story...
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Some New Hanover County kids are brushing up on their etiquette

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Etiquette; it may be difficult to master, but some New Hanover County kids are up to the challenge. Full story...
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New Hanover County Deputies Off to Inauguration

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New Hanover County Sheriff Deputies were selected to assist and support with the Inauguration of President-Elect Barack Obama. Full story...
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Fort Fisher's cannon booms during re-enactment

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videoThis year marks the 144th anniversary of the end of the civil war, and hundreds gathered at Fort Fisher on Saturday to learn more about its place in history. Full story...
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Blizzard conditions at a Wilmington family's house

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videoIt has been cold recently, but there hasn’t been any snowfall. However, if you drive down Oleander Drive, you're bound to see a snowman or two. Full story...
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Missing cab driver found

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Theresa Houck was reported missing just before six o’clock Friday night, but was found later that night according to the WPD. Full story...
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Sheriff Air One locates lost girl Saturday night

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What could have been a long, frigid night had a warm ending for a girl and her dog thanks to New Hanover County's law enforcement chopper. Full story...
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Community members gather at MLK Center on Saturday

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Monday is Martin Luther King Day, but some celebrated and learned about his life Saturday, as families gathered at the Martin Luther King Center downtown for games and activities. Full story...
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