Along with everything else it takes to prepare for the upcoming 2019 municipal elections, and the 2020 primaries close on their heels, election officials in Southeastern North Carolina are also waiting to see what kind of equipment they will be able to use.
The Trump Administration announced new changes to the Endangered Species Act, Monday. Laws that have been in place for 45 years will now list endangered plant and animal species on a case-by-case basis.
Celebrity dog trainer Joel Silverman is known for his work with Dreyfuss on NBC’s 'Empty Nest.' Now, he travels the country working with Humane Societies to train shelter dogs to help them become more adoptable.
New Hanover County is co-hosting it’s annual information session with Flood Risk Provider Wednesday, August 14th. Neighbors can learn about the National Flood Insurance Program and how properties can be prepared to qualify for flood insurance discounts.
Don’t be surprised to see school bags with a little more padding then normal this school year. Parents across the county have made the item a top priority on their annual back-to-school shopping lists.
Halfway through its 60-year lifespan, parts of the building are also showing their age, and the county spends significant resources on conditioning, cleaning and maintaining it, so leaders are considering a complete overhaul.
Dr. LaChawn Smith was named the new Deputy Superintendent of New Hanover County Schools. She replaces Dr. Rick Holliday whose retirement came on the heels of a lawsuit over the district's handling of a former teacher accused of sex crimes.
A bill named after a state trooper killed in the line of duty has not moved in North Carolina’s Senate chamber in more than a month, and there is some conflicting information on what has stalled its’ progression.
At a meeting at the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce Thursday morning, New Hanover Regional CEO John Gizdic and County Manager Chris Courdriet explained to business leaders and elected officials in attendance they thought the need to eventually sell the hospital was “inevitable.”
Peter Stewart, a sixth-grade teacher at Holly Shelter Middle School, is hoping to get enough donations through the Donors Choose website, an online charity, to purchase the supplies needed for the N.C. Science Olympiad Regionals in March.
Dozens of families received boxes of food Wednesday, as The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina and Pender County Schools joined forces to help feed those still displaced and recovering from Hurricane Florence, from over 10 months ago.
Myrtle Grove Middle School has a pickleball team. The problem is they don’t have the equipment. Sean Berg, a sixth grade teacher at the school is hoping to get funding for the equipment through Donors Choose.