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New Hanover County News

Sheriff putting inmates to work in New Hanover County

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videoNew Hanover County roads are cleaner thanks to criminals. Today, the sheriff announced a new inmate work crew. Full story...
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Budding & Blooming Art Show featuring an array of area artists' work

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The Cape Fear area is certainly blooming with that summertime feeling all around. But blooms aren't the only thing you will see spreading color around town this weekend.video Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: The Great Race Classic Car Rally

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videoThe Great Race Classic Car Rally that started Saturday in Maine has made it to Wilmington Thursday afternoon. Full story...
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Police give insight into Mayfaire standoff

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videoOn the heels of the ‘critical incident’ Tuesday evening questions arose about just what the police response entailed. We're getting an inside look into those crucial moments where one officer’s life was on the line. Full story...
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Publix searches for Wilmington store sites

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videoPublix, a Florida-based supermarket chain, is looking for sites to build a store in the Port City area, said Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo on Thursday. Full story...
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An 'Uber' trendy way to get around

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videoThe ride sharing application Uber just launched its services here in The Port City. Wilmington is among the first five cities in the state using the transportation system. Uber drivers get you where you need to go using their own car and taxi companies aren't too happy about it. Full story...
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NHSO demotes, suspends two lieutenants

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon has suspended two of his lieutenants and demoted them after internal affairs investigations. Full story...
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Police chief defends secrecy during standoff with suicidal officer

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videoIt took police negotiators more than 11 hours, but the standoff in Mayfaire ended peacefully Tuesday night. Now we are learning more about what happened inside the apartment where a police officer barricaded himself with a gun, and why the situation was handled with such secrecy. Full story...
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New marker symbolizes rebirth for historic building

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videoA historic downtown Wilmington building now dons a shiny new plaque. From a Masonic hall to a grocery store, music venue to nightclub and now pizza place, the Masonic Hall building at 125 Market Str. has seen it all. Full story...
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Wilmington soccer fans happy despite USA loss

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video The US team could not come up with a win, but it did enough to advance. They also got a lot of people to miss work or take an extended lunch. Full story...
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Hotel guests robbed by man with rifle

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videoWilmington Police are looking for a man who robbed three hotel guests with a rifle early this morning. Full story...
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Men in car rob man walking in Creekwood

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Wilmington Police are looking for two men who robbed another man in Creekwood early this morning. Full story...
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Wilmington eyeing solution to flooding problem

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videoResidents in the Clear Run Creek area of Wilmington live with the problem of flooding every day. Wednesday, the City of Wilmington held a meeting to begin working to fix the problem. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Double Down Duo

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videoThis week's Extraordinary Person of the Week is a two for one. A father-son combo I call the "Double Down Duo." Full story...
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