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New Hanover County News

NAACP holds post-election news conference, urges emergency Medicaid meeting

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video Rev. Dr. William Barber and other NAACP officials held a news conference in Wilmington this morning, urging Governor Pat McCrory and Senator-elect Thom Tillis to meet about Medicaid expansion. Full story...
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WPD investigating after guns, electronics stolen from inside home

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Police are investigating after they say someone stole several guns and electronics from inside a Wilmington home Tuesday. Full story...
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Wilmington Police: Man held gun in woman's face in broad daylight

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Police are investigating after they say a man pointed a gun in a woman's face when he tried to rob her in broad daylight at a Wilmington housing development Tuesday. Full story...
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Coastal cottages going up at Kure Beach Military recreation area

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A military recreation area on Pleasure Island is replacing aging military base-style housing with modern coastal cottages. Full story...
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Waffle House coming to downtown Wilmington

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videoDowntown Wilmington could soon see a well-known brand open its doors on N. Front Street. Wilmingtonbiz.com reports a Waffle House is slated to open in the building once occupied by the Soapbox Laundro-Lounge. Full story...
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Suspect charged in ATV, vehicle and trailer theft

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has a suspect in custody in connection with an early morning theft of a vehicle, trailer and ATVs. Full story...
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Rail manufacturer to bring 1,000 jobs to Wilmington

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videoMore than 1,000 new jobs appear headed to New Hanover County. County Commission Chair Woody White, who is also on the Board of Directors for Wilmington Business Development, says he's heard the new company will be Vertex Rail Manufacturing. Full story...
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Hundreds attend Veterans Day ceremony at Wilmington National Cemetery

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videoHundreds of civilians and veterans gathered at the Wilmington National Cemetery on Veterans Day to honor those who have served. Full story...
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Crew of US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence celebrates 50 years of service

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videoAfter a 45-day patrol and a weekend full of tours and celebrations, the crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence held a formal ceremony celebrating 50 years of service on the Wilmington riverfront Tuesday. Full story...
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WWI memorial re-dedicated at new home along Riverwalk

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videoA war memorial once located at a Wilmington high school has a new home along the city's Riverwalk. Full story...
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