New Hanover County

Local
1:09 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

Homelessness Down across Region

By User:Nyttend [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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

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Local
5:53 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Perdue Visits Wilmington to Tout Dropout Reduction Efforts

Governor Bev Perdue talks to New Hanover County principals and school counselors in Wilmington at the Board of Education.

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.  

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Local
7:27 pm
Mon February 6, 2012

Chairman Davis Delivers State of NHCo. Address

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

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Local
4:29 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

NC Dropout Rate Down

Pender High School

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

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Local
6:14 pm
Wed February 1, 2012

NHCo. Sheriff to Run Animal Control Services

NHCo. Sheriff Ed McMahon at Wednesday's press conference announcing his office's plan to run Animal Control Services.
New Hanover County

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

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Local
4:30 pm
Fri January 27, 2012

Brian Berger Arrested Again, Judge Orders Mental Health Evaluation

Mug shot of NHCo. Commissioner Brian Berger
NHCo. Sheriff's Office

New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger has been arrested again.

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Local
4:46 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

NHCo. Launches White Space Network

Minnie Evans Bottle Chapel in Airlie Gardens. With the county's launch of the white space network, New Hanover residents can access public Wi-Fi at Airlie Gardens, Hugh MacRae Park, and, soon, Veterans Park.
Harry Taylor Photography N.C. Arts Council

New Hanover County made history this week as it became the first place in the world to launch commercial use of the television broadcasting spectrum called white space.

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Local
3:00 pm
Wed January 25, 2012

NHCo. First in Nation to Launch White Space Network

Minnie Evans Bottle Chapel in Airlie Gardens. With the county's launch of the white space network, New Hanover residents can access public Wi-Fi at Airlie Gardens, Hugh MacRae Park, and, soon, Veterans Park.
Harry Taylor Photography N.C. Arts Council

All eyes are on New Hanover County as it becomes the first place in the world to launch the white space network. An official launch event will mark the transition in downtown Wilmington Thursday.

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Local
5:23 pm
Mon January 16, 2012

NHCo First in Nation to Deploy "Super Wi-Fi" Network

 

After pioneering the switch from analog to digital television, New Hanover County is once again being used as a launch pad for testing the newest information technology. 

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Local
6:14 pm
Wed January 11, 2012

NHCo. Teachers, Lawmakers Talk Shop

Teacher compensation, higher graduation rates, and increased school technology were hot topics at a meeting of lawmakers and New Hanover County school officials Wednesday.

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