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New Hanover County News

Legislative redistricting proves very unpopular at public meeting

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It was civics in action at UNCW Thursday night. The 2010 Census results mean the need for legislative redistricting. So the state legislature is changing the lines regarding our representation in the state House and Senate and the US House of Representatives. Full story...
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Attention draws to a tardy Brian Berger at meeting with fellow GOP leaders

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It's been nearly two weeks since New Hanover county commissioner Brian Berger was arrested for a domestic dispute. Berger showed up 20 minutes late and avoided our cameras at the county GOP’s monthly meeting. Fellow commissioners appeared to be in good spirits but the attention was obviously drawn to Berger. Full story...
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CFCC Campus Development plan moves forward

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video You can hear the crews at work in Downtown Wilmington. All this construction part of CFCC's Campus Development plan, a project paid for by bond money voters approved in 2008. Full story...
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Redistricting meetings underway across the state, including Wilmington

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UNCW's Education Building Room 266 is the host of the one of the sites as Republicans try to redraw state House and Senate and Congressional district boundaries. Full story...
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CFCC invites public to build boats at annual Build-A-Boat event

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If you've always wanted to build your own boat, now's your chance! Sign up for the "Build-A-Boat" event at Cape Fear Community College on July 23 in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Burn ban means no Carolina Beach fireworks tonight

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With a burn ban issued for the eastern part of the state, the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce has canceled fireworks for tonight in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Hoggard grad wins another Emmy award

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Wilmington native Tommy Kane is going to have to purchase a larger trophy case. The former WWAY sports intern won another Emmy recently. It's his second Emmy this year. Full story...
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Ashley hurdler earns "All-America" status

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video Stanley Broaden recently graduated from Ashley High School with honors, but that's only to be expected. He excels in the classroom and the track. During the fall he also excels on the soccer field. Full story...
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Vote for UNCW's Cynthia Cooper-Dyke for WNBA All-Anniversary Team

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UNCW women's basketball coach Cynthia Cooper Dyke has been nominated as a finalist for the WNBA 15th Anniversary Team. You can vote for "Coop". She certainly deserves your vote. It's the least you can do. Full story...
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Wilmington leaders meet to discuss possible downtown improvements

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videoHow can downtown Wilmington become a benchmark city? That was a question that was kicked around today at a state of downtown panel discussion. Full story...
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