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Tar Heel voters write in candidates on empty ballot
Submitted by Asha Dave on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 3:32pm.

video Polls are open, but the ballots are empty in one Bladen County town. None of Tar Heel's 117 residents filed to fill three town council spots and the mayor's office.

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O Christmas Tree! Wilmington's tannenbaum takes shape along riverfront
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 3:15pm.

It might not feel like the holidays, but downtown Wilmington is sure starting to look a lot like Christmas.

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Wilmington man scratches off $100k lottery prize
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 2:29pm.

A Wilmington man scratched his way to a $100,000 jackpot. Ehren Siefers likes to purchase lottery games that have lots of top prizes remaining, which recently led him to a $100,000 instant win.

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Penn State cancels Paterno news conference amid scandal
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 11:49am.

Penn State administrators have canceled Joe Paterno's weekly news conference in which he was expected to field questions about a sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach.

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CFPUA Watchdog concerned about Sparks endorsements
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 11:25am.

The CFPUA’s Chairman and its Secretary stepped into the political arena to help Ron Sparks, Wilmington city councilman and a fellow CFPUA board member, get re-elected. As a city councilman, Sparks played an integral part in both of their appointments to the CFPUA board.

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FIRST ON 3: School lockdown ended as WPD investigates shooting
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 11:20am.

A security lockdown has ended at New Hanover High School, Gregory School of Science, Mathematics and Technology and New Hanover High's Jap Davis Field House, according to New Hanover County Schools. The schools were on lockdown for about 30 minutes after a shooting was reported near the campuses.

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Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar pregnant again with #20
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 10:39am.

Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar, stars of TLC's "19 Kids and Counting," are expecting their 20th child this spring. "We are so excited," says Michelle, 45, who is now about three-and-a-half months into her pregnancy and due in April. "I feel good. I am past the sickness stage now."

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EEE case confirmed in New Hanover County
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 10:19am.

The New Hanover County Health Department encourages people to protect themselves from mosquito bites and the risk of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Recent testing in the local sentinel chicken flock confirmed a positive sample of EEE in New Hanover County.

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