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New Hanover County News

Helms is new superintendent at Carolina Beach State Park

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Chris Helms, a veteran park superintendent and ranger, has been named as superintendent of Carolina Beach State Park in New Hanover County, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation. Full story...
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Fans get closure after 'An Evening with One Tree Hill'

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video After nine seasons and nearly 200 episodes, the curtain is closing on “One Tree Hill.” Sunday night, fans from all over the country got to say goodbye during "An Evening with One Tree Hill." Full story...
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Nationally ranked Sea Devils end soccer season with double overtime loss

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Cape Fear Community College has a nationally ranked women's soccer team this season, but the season ended for the Sea Devils on Sunday in Raleigh when their playoff game came down to penalty kicks. Full story...
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Purdue wins Landfall Tradition

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Purdue entered the final round of the Landfall Tradition with the lead. The Boilermakers kept it. They're leaving Wilmington as the champions of the Landfall Tradition women's golf tournament. Full story...
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Community leader Betty Ann Sanders' life and legacy honored

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Sanders, who died over a week ago in Wilmington, was a veteran broadcaster and familiar face on UNCW-TV shows "Let's Talk" and "Let's Read" as well as a long-time university supporter and volunteer. Full story...
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Triathletes race from the beach to the Battleship

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Around 2,000 participants jumped in the water Saturday morning. Those competing in the full iron distance swam 2.4 miles, biked 112 miles and ran 26.2 miles, a total of 140.6 miles across New Hanover County. Full story...
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All aboard the model train extravaganza

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Organizers geared this year's event more toward kids in an effort to keep the love for model trains alive for future generations. Full story...
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Would-be robber in hospital after clerk turns tables

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video A robbery attempt last night went very bad for the robber. The hold-up at 13th and Dawson Streets did not have the outcome the would-be thief had planned. When a young man entered the Dawson Street Minimart he had robbery on his mind, but the clerk turned the tables. Today it had the neighborhood talking. Full story...
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Barfield named to national committee

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New Hanover County Commission Chair Jonathan Barfield has been reappointed to the National Association of Counties Transportation Steering Committee. It's another honor for Barfield, who recently became the only county commissioner in the state to reach the mentor level in the Local Elected Leaders Academy. Full story...
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'Teen Mom' and son taken to hospital after parking lot wreck

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"Teen Mom" star Jenelle Evans was rushed to a hospital yesterday after the MTV reality star crashed her SUV into a light pole. According to reports, her two-year-old son was also in the car. Full story...
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