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New Hanover County News

No one hurt in apartment fire

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Wilmington firefighters responded to an apartment fire at 1328 Wellington Ave. around 6:19 this morning. The fire was quickly knocked down and contained to the area where it started. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: UNCW student on Post 9/11 GI Bill told to pay up

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video A UNCW student who was initially told his education would be paid for under the Post 9/11 GI Bill is now being told he needs to pay up. Full story...
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Wilmington's Boomer Boyd signs with Missouri

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Former Laney wrestling standout Boomer Boyd will continue his wrestling career at the University of Missouri. Boyd recently signed a national letter of intent with the Tigers. Full story...
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New Hanover ends Hoggard's court reign

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video Rain on Tuesday forced the biggest high school tennis match of the season to date in Wilmington to be played on Wednesday. Hoggard has five consecutive conference titles, but their hold on the streak was in jeopardy due to a surging New Hanover squad. Full story...
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George Elliott headlines Habitat fashion show

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WWAY's George Elliott starred in a fashion show for a good cause today. Habitat for Humanity hosted the event at Carrabba's Italian Grill. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wrightsville Beach taxi ticket sparks reaction

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videoYesterday we told you about a cab driver ticketed in Wrightsville Beach for pulling over and picking up a customer. Today we hear from those familiar with the island to see what they have to say about the incident. Full story...
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Elementary students publish textbook

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Today a class of fourth graders at Bradley Creek Elementary School presented the first signed copy of their book to Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo. Full story...
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Landfill to do electronic recycling weekly

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Do you have electronics you need to get rid of, but you're not sure where to dispose of them properly? Well, starting today and continuing each Wednesday, New Hanover County residents can drop off electronic waste for free at the landfill off US 421 North. Full story...
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Gary Busey's in town

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The horror sequel "Piranha 3DD" just got even scarier. Gary Busey, who often looks like a human piranha, has been added to the film's cast. Full story...
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Crews respond to gas leak in Wilmington

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The Wilmington Fire Department says crews from Piedmont Gas have repaired a gas leak on Colwell Ave. WFD crews evacuated nearby homes and businesses, but everyone has now been allowed to return home. Full story...
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