New Hanover County News
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Protest held after sign outside of church tells gays to 'turn or burn'
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Sun, 08/14/2011 - 9:39pm.

video An anti-gay sign outside of a Wilmington church resulted in a protest Sunday morning. The message, which had been up since last week instructed gays to 'turn or burn'

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Hammerheads clinch home playoff game
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 08/13/2011 - 9:24pm.

The Wilmington Hammerheads secured a home playoff game next week with a win on the road Saturday night against Dayton in the USL Pro Soccer League.

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Soulful swimmer raises thousands for orphans
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 08/13/2011 - 6:03pm.

video In an effort to keep up her physical and spiritual health and raise thousands of dollars for African orphans, one soulful swimmer set out to accomplish a big goal Saturday.

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5TH QUARTER: Rain delay, lightning delay & power outage at BB&T Jamboree, but well worth the wait
Submitted by on Sat, 08/13/2011 - 12:23am.

video The 25th Annual BB&T Jamboree started late, but it turned out to be a wild and woolly night with a lot of scoring at Legion Stadium.

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Police seize $200,000 worth of marijuana
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 08/12/2011 - 9:33pm.

New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies find a major marijuana operation and arrest one. Deputies executed search warrants at two separate homes and found more than 220 marijuana plants. Police say most of the plants seized were mature plants ready to be harvested.

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As town looks for money, fighting among local leaders slows CB Inlet dredging
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 08/12/2011 - 3:47pm.

video There is no question that the inlet is important to tourists as well as businesses in the New Hanover County's beach communities, but the question is who's gonna pay for the dredging that's necessary to keep the inlet open and operational?

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Sewage spill in Carolina Beach leads to fishkill
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/12/2011 - 2:48pm.

The Town of Carolina Beach says there was a sewage spill yesterday. The town says 72,000 gallons of untreated wastewater spilled a ruptured force main at Lift Station #1 at 103 Raleigh Ave.

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WPD says body found was a "familiar figure"
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 08/12/2011 - 2:28pm.

video A dead body turned up in a shallow pond in Wilmington this morning. According to Wilmington Police, the body was that of Clark Edward Reedy, a familiar figure around town with no known address.

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Grocery auction may become reality TV show
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 08/11/2011 - 10:42pm.

video Let the bidding begin! Call it a new trend in grocery shopping. Kurt and Missy Hefner travel the state auctioning off discount products to folks looking for a good deal.

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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington father loses kids to Social Services
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 08/11/2011 - 9:37pm.

video Steven Alfano has had five kids removed from him by the New Hanover County Department of Social Services in the past few months.

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