New Hanover County

On Saturday New Hanover County officially kicks off a new water assistance program to help residents who can’t pay their water bills. 

Mayo Clinic

On Monday the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously declined a $9,000 dollar family planning grant from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Local Girl Scouts Celebrate 100th Anniversary

Mar 8, 2012
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Saturday morning 700 girls from New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts and its founder, Juliette Gordon-Low. 

Spring cleaning is upon us, but that doesn’t just mean emptying out our closets.

Homelessness Down across Region

Mar 1, 2012
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Each year, the Tri-County Homeless Interagency Council tracks the number of homeless living in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties. 

Governor Bev Perdue joined a meeting of principals and school counselors in Wilmington Thursday to, as WHQR’s Michelle Bliss reports, discuss the county’s new strategies for lowering the dropout rate and helping kids flip that tassel.  

New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Chairman Ted Davis, Jr. delivered his State of the County address Monday night in downtown Wilmington.

The dropout rate for North Carolina saw a marked decrease last school year. 

New Hanover County

New Hanover County’s Animal Control Services will soon fall under the direction of the Sheriff’s Office.

NHCo. Sheriff's Office

New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger has been arrested again.