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New Hanover County News

Family starts petition to bring justice to drug dealer

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A few months ago, a Wilmington woman lost her brother to drugs. Now, she wants the person responsible for supplying him with the illegal narcotics to pay. Full story...
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Local shelters are preparing for people looking to escape the cold

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The Good Shepherd Center and Salvation Army are busy preparing for an influx of people in the cold weather. Full story...
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Local fire departments to receive funds

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U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre announced more federal funding today for the Sunset Beach and New Hanover County fire departments. Full story...
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Wilmington an affordable option for film producers

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Wilmington film commission director Johnny Griffin said choosing a location to film a movie often comes down to money. Because of that, Wilmington is looking better and better to Los Angeles film producers looking for cheaper places to make their movies. Full story...
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Military Child Education Coalition leads meetings

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Some New Hanover County school employees had a little military training Thursday. Nurses, guidance counselors, and social workers from area schools attended the first of two training sessions on National Guard families. Full story...
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Preparing for the frigid temperature coming our way

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videoFrigid temperatures are coming. Are you prepared for the cold blast headed this way? Full story...
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Homeless get hot meals from First Fruit Ministries

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First Fruit Ministries has been offering this service for about ten years. Volunteers serve food in downtown Wilmington twice a week. Full story...
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A Catholic high school may be in Wilmington's future

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videoArea priests will meet Thursday to discuss the idea of building Wilmington's first Catholic high school. Full story...
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Parsley students shine in Geography Bee

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videoSome fourth and fifth graders at Parsley Elementary know their way around a world map. News Channel 3 went to the school Wednesday, for National Geographic's Geography Bee. Full story...
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Verizon Wireless bringing jobs to area

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There is good news on the local job front tonight. Verizon Wireless in Wilmington is looking to fill close to 160 positions. Full story...
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Rankin Street fire likely caused by cigarette

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A morning fire in an apartment in a house has two men looking for another place to stay. The fire broke out on the 900 block of Rankin Street in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Can the convention center project survive the recession?

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videoIt has been almost one year since construction started on the Wilmington Convention Center. The financial meltdown caused some construction projects around the country to stop. So can the convention center project survive the recession? Full story...
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Waste Management discusses the best way to handle trash

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videoNew Hanover County's Solid Waste Advisory Committee is a week away from recommending to commissioners the best way to handle its trash. Full story...
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Two local schools are raising money for cancer research

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This year, two quilters collected donated fabrics from the community to create a red, white, and blue quilt. Full story...
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New basketball court in Carolina Beach causing some hoop-la

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videoCarolina Beach resident Paul Feldman feels during these tough economic times, the $20,000 budgeted for the basketball court should be spent on a senior center, a new library or something to stimulate the local economy. Full story...
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