ILM reveals future plans in joint meeting with New Hanover county commissioners
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The New Hanover County Airport Authority has presented its annual report to New Hanover County Commissioners...focusing on the future growth of Wilmington International Airport.
Monkey Junction residents voice concerns over proposed 94-home development
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Another proposed development has neighbors in New Hanover County anxious about its potential impacts.
New Hanover County man wins $200,000 on scratch-off
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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Steven Milligan of Wilmington tried his luck on a $5 scratch-off and won a $200,000 prize. Milligan bought his lucky Sapphire 7s ticket from the Gas Center on Market Street in Wilmington. Milligan arrived at lottery headquarters Tuesday to collect his prize and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home...
Momentum Distillery in Downtown Wilmington to launch new products in June
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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Momentum Distillery, a new boutique micro-distillery in downtown Wilmington, is slated to launch a series of new products this summer. The distillery, located at 318 Nutt St. in the Cotton Exchange, had a soft opening during Azalea Festival weekend. Wilmington Downtown, iNC (WDI) recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for...
NHSO seizes more than 1,000 pills in major fentanyl bust
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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has seized more than 200 grams of pills and arrested an alleged drug dealer after a three-month long investigation.
Pender County Tourism hosts event to promote business and community
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The county also have a booming population, the reason  the Pender County Tourism hosted their 2022 Business Expo - the first in the area in more than a decade.
Locals urge marginalized communities to get vaccinated as COVID-19 cases rise
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A resurgence of COVID-19 cases have health officials encouraging the unvaccinated to reconsider, especially those living in marginalized communities.
Motorcycle crash victim succumbs to injuries after fundraiser is held in his honor
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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — On May 6th, 2022, Kyle Houck was riding his motorcycle home when a vehicle pulled out in front of him, causing a collision which left him with life-threatening injuries. Houck showed no brain activity for 6 days following the collision and had to be put on life-support in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) under a medically...
NC bar owners advocating for end of membership regulations, introducing ‘happy hours’
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Woman charged with felony animal cruelty after two dogs die in her care
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"What we found was horrendous, extreme temperatures, just horrendous,” said the New Hanover Sheriff's Office Ed McMahon
Woman facing felony animal cruelty charges
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A New Hanover County woman has been arrested and is accused of neglecting several animals after two dogs in her care died.
Wilmington man thought he was dreaming after $2 million win
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RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) – John Robbins of Wilmington, after winning $2 million on a $20 scratch-off, said he asked a coworker to check his ticket to make sure he wasn’t dreaming. “He looked at it and said, ‘Man you got it. This is the big one,’” Robbins said. Robbins, 54, bought his lucky Ultimate 7’s ticket from the Han-Dee Hugo’s...
New Hanover County begins administering COVID-19 boosters to children 5-11
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Earlier this week, the FDA and CDC authorized COVID-19 booster doses for children ages 5-11. The New Hanover County Pandemic Operations Center will begin administering these booster doses beginning Friday.
New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office gifted large donation for Safe Summer program
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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office was gifted a large donation to benefit its Safe Summer program.
Found guilty of 17 sex crimes with a child, Peter Frank’s sentencing is pushed back
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A major court case's sentencing has been pushed back several weeks. Peter Frank was found guilty of 17 charges of sex crimes with a child Tuesday. The former New Hanover County Schools band teacher was set to be sentenced Thursday, but that sentencing was pushed back to June 7 at 2 pm.
Dow Road closure Sunday for annual Carolina Beach Double Sprint Triathlon
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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — This Sunday, May 22nd, Dow Road will be closed to traffic between Cape Fear Blvd. to the Kure Beach Line. This closure will occur from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. while the annual Carolina Beach Double Sprint Triathlon takes place. Travelers are advised to plan accordingly and find alternate routes during this time.  ...
One in custody after stolen car chase in New Hanover County
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One person is in custody following a car chase involving a stolen car Wednesday evening near Monkey Junction.
UPDATE: Victim’s and suspect’s names released in Kure Beach shooting
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Kure Beach Police have released the names of the men involved in Tuesday’s deadly shooting involving a dispute among neighbors.
75-year-old restaurant staple coming back to Wrightsville Beach
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A Wrightsville Beach staple and the oldest restaurant in New Hanover County many worried could be gone for good will return in August.
Candidates for New Hanover County Board of Commissioners react to primary election results
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WWAY spoke with candidates for the New Hanover County Commission, Tom Toby and Rob Zapple, about receiving the highest number of votes for their respective parties last night.
Wilson Center awarded NEA grant to support MOVE! Dance Series
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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College and the Cape Fear Community College Foundation are pleased to announce the Wilson Center has been approved for a Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts. The $15,000 award will support the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble as part of...
UPDATE: Two dead after Kure Beach shooting, Ocean View Ave. closed due to investigation
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Eight New Hanover County Board of Education candidates move on to November election
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Eight of the original ten New Hanover County Board of Education nominees are moving on to November's election.
Free professional development workshop offered at CAM for educators and parents of students grades K-8
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Cameron Art Museum is proud to offer Closing the Gap with Arts Integration on Thursday, June 2 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Shooting investigation underway in Kure Beach
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Kure Beach Police, Carolina Beach Police, New Hanover County Sheriff deputies and the NC Highway Patrol are all on the scene.