***Watch President Trump's press conference while live in its entirety by clicking here or by watching Cape Fear CW (digital channel 3.3 / Time Warner Cable channel 1212 / Charter Cable channel 17 / ATMC Cable Channel 4 )***

The Columbus County Health Department has now reported its seventh and eighth positive case of COVID-19.

New Hanover County amended its state of emergency on Friday. The amendment closes all boat ramps and marinas, public and private.

President Donald Trump and Democrats are bickering over how to provide voters with safe and secure access to a ballot

Singer Bill Withers has died. He wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “Lean On Me,” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No

previous arrow
previous arrow
next arrow
next arrow
Slider

Top Stories

Columbus County reports 8 positive COVID-19 cases

The Columbus County Health Department has now reported its seventh and eighth positive case of COVID-19.

Crews work to control multi-acre wildfire in New Hanover County

The NC Forest Service (NCFS) is working to control a wildfire that ignited in the Porters Neck area.

‘This is almost like a spring hurricane’: COVID-19 restrictions dry up diving business

New Hanover County amended its state of emergency on Friday. The amendment closes all boat ramps and marinas, public and private.

Local responders use UV rays to clean infected gear for reuse

As protective supplies run low across the country, Carolina Beach's first responders are using UV technology to sterilize their infected gear.
sea turtle rescue
WWAy Unsolved
Operation Gridlock
previous arrow
next arrow

StormTrack 3 Weather

New Hanover County, US
clear sky
62 ° F
67 °
57 °
62%
0.9mph
1%
Mon
72 °
Tue
77 °
Wed
80 °
Thu
83 °
Fri
57 °
Brunswick County Seal

Untreated wastewater discharged in Calabash River due to power outage

Brunswick County Public Utilities report thousands of gallons of untreated wastewater was discharged into the Calabash River due a massive power outage last week.

Taco Roos opens and it’s serving Cookouts menu

While other businesses and restaurants are closing their doors, the long awaited Taco Roos opens theirs... kind of. 

New Hanover County reports two more cases of COVID-19

New Hanover County health officials report two new positive cases of COVID-19.

Crews respond to brush fire in Murrayville

A brush fire had many residents worried Saturday in Murrayville.

Virus deaths at 40 in South Carolina; infections pass 1,900

State officials say the coronavirus has killed 40 people in South Carolina and confirmed infections now exceed 1,900 statewide.

North Carolina Azalea Festival continues traditions online

This weekend would have marked the 73rd North Carolina Azalea Festival, but coronavirus put all events to a screeching halt last month. 

Watch out for scams targeting small businesses during COVID-19 crisis

Officials have a new warning for all small business owners as scammers are reportedly sending out fake offers to receive assistance from the Small Business Administration.

Trump, Dems clash on boosting mail-in voting during pandemic

President Donald Trump and Democrats are bickering over how to provide voters with safe and secure access to a ballot

Military recruiting struggles as enlistment stations close

America's armed services are finding it harder to bring in new recruits as the worsening coronavirus forces families and communities to hunker down, even as the country turns increasingly to the military for help.

Study: Daily fever numbers in NC drop after increased social distancing

Data collected by a medical tech company suggest a correlation between North Carolina’s restrictions on restaurants and bars, and the percentage of the company’s users in the state reporting fevers – a main symptom of a coronavirus infection.

SC state police receive accreditation and high honor

South Carolina’s state police agency has again been accredited by a major law enforcement organization.

Kobe, Duncan, Garnett headline Basketball Hall of Fame class

Kobe Bryant’s resume has yet another entry to prove his greatness. He’s now officially a Hall of Famer.

Dozens line up outside Walmart as store limits shoppers

Parking lots at area Walmart stores remained packed, but the crowds didn’t spill over into stores.

Most Popular

Kobe, Duncan, Garnett headline Basketball Hall of Fame class

Kobe Bryant’s resume has yet another entry to prove his greatness. He’s now officially a Hall of Famer.

‘The Last Dance’ look at Jordan’s last title starts April 19

The long-awaited look at Michael Jordan’s last championship season with the Chicago Bulls is finally set for release.

Panthers sign QB Teddy Bridgewater to 3-year contract

The Panthers have signed free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to a three-year contract.
video

Local gyms adapting to help people exercise at home

Gyms across the Cape Fear and the United States have been closing in the recent days due to the coronavirus pandemic. It's made gym owners and trainers get creative when it comes to exercise.