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Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo says, in the last 10 years, 243 people lost their lives in New Hanover County to opioids.
Last month, New Hanover County announced it was exploring the idea of selling New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Hospital President and CEO John Gizdic says several billion dollars will need to be put into it over the next decade to keep up with the growing population.
New Hanover County has just put a new parental leave policy in place for all eligible county employees.
For many Memorial Day is a holiday in which family and friends gather for fun, food and fellowship. But the annual ceremony at Wilmington National Cemetery remembers the ultimate sacrifice of so many who gave their lives in service to our country.
The one year anniversary of the fire that burned down Everybody's Supermarket has come and gone, but that land is still just an empty parking lot.
Three years and now the New Hanover County Commission wants to move forward with Project Grace. Many neighbors want them to look at splitting the project up altogether and keep two old, but prominent buildings.
Back in February, Wilmington City council approved a special use permit for a drug abuse treatment center, which has been in the works for more than four years. Now two medical facilities have filed an appeal, asking for an injunction.
Working together to create more affordable housing. It's an issue that became more urgent after Hurricane Florence, and Thursday a meeting was held to discuss the problem.
A day before the president gives the annual State of the Union address to the nation, New Hanover County residents will get the State of the County update.