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New Hanover County News

North Carolina State Ports Authority weathering economic storm

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Despite tough economic times, North Carolina State Ports Authority leaders say they are doing well. Full story...
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Local high school students helping out cancer patients

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High school senior projects might usually consist of a bake sale or clothing drive. But Brittney Hudson of Hoggard High has different plans; she decided to make wigs for cancer patients. Full story...
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Early risers at the Sweet and Savory Cafe and Bake Shop

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videoNothing beats the smell of fresh baked breads, pastries, desserts and other sweets. Hours before Sweet and Savory Café and Bake Shop opens, three bakers are busy getting ready for the day. Full story...
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Wilmington security firm owner indicted on pornography charges

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Joe Guarascio, the owner of a private security firm, has been indicted on several child pornography charges. Full story...
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Gas prices have drivers feeling less pain

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videoDrivers are feeling a little less pain at the pump than they did earlier this year. AAA said gas prices are at a three-and-a-half-year low. Full story...
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Thirty-six apply for Wilmington City Council seat

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Thirty-six people applied for Jason Thompson's Wilmington City Council seat. Full story...
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Wilmington man finds dream job

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videoA couple of weeks ago News Channel 3 reported that national unemployment numbers were at a 15 year high, and locally we were seeing a similar trend. We met one Wilmington man who had recently lost his job and was searching for another. Full story...
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Brigade Boys and Girls Club hires a new director

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Jeffery Green is currently the Transylvania County Boys and Girls Club Executive Director. He will be Wilmington's Director starting December 1, 2008. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue Team wins national award

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Beach-goers in our area can feel secure that we have some of the best lifeguards around. In fact, the Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue Team has a national award that says so. Full story...
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House fire on Church Street late Saturday night

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A Wilmington family is trying to put their lives back together after their home caught fire late Saturday night. Full story...
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Proposition 8 Protest Reaches Wilmington

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videoHundreds of protesters gathered in Wilmington to show their disapproval of Proposition 8. It was introduced on the November ballot in California to strike down a court ruling to allow same-sex marriage. The state supported the proposition, which sent alarms throughout the gay and lesbian community. Full story...
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Alternative fuel vehicles

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videoFor Ashley High School senior Katie Mallard, alternative fuels are the way of the future. Mallard organized an alternative fuel car show at the Battleship. It was part of her senior project, it seemed to get a lot of attention. Full story...
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Updated list of Wilmington City Council applicants

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19 people have applied so far for Jason Thompson's Wilmington City Council seat. Full story...
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Emergency landing in Wilmington created extra business Friday

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videoThe plane was about an hour over the Atlantic when they began to notice the signs of a possible problem. That is when the pilot decided to turn around and head for the nearest airport, Wilmington International. Full story...
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Area business capitalizing on the popularity of video games

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videoVideo games are part of a big industry. One area business is capitalizing on the popularity of video games, and offering the gaming experience to the masses. Full story...
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