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Make Your Father's Day Finalists

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videoFather's Day is this Sunday and WWAY NewsChannel 3 is honoring local fathers with our "Make Your Father's Day" contest. Three of our finalists are Trevor McDonald, Steadmon Raynor and Willard Spivey. Full story...
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Some resdients disappointed after Burgaw annexation public meeting

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videoBurgaw Town Commissioners heard from Pender County residents tonight about the proposed annexation. Full story...
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Hoax bomb threat shuts down bridge

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A bomb threat brought traffic going onto Topsail Island to a standstill Thursday. Officials closed the Surf City Bridge around 11:30 Thursday morning. Full story...
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Proposal could cut funding to flood mapping programs

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videoState legislators are trying to reach a compromise regarding the state budget. One possibility would cut funding for flood mapping programs. The proposal reduces the number of people working to create flood zone maps in North Carolina. Full story...
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Students showcase films at festival

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videoStudents from all over the country are in Wilmington, to showcase films they've made. They're being featured in the first ever scene first student film festival. The movies started premiering this afternoon. Full story...
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City taking new bids for convention center builder

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It's been almost one month since Wilmington City Council members terminated a deal to build a river-front Marriott downtown. Over the last month they've been taking bids for a new builder. Full story...
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New Hanover County School Board appoints interim superintendent

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video The New Hanover County school board has made some decisions in its search for the next superintendent. It's appointing someone on the inside until a permanent replacement is found. During Wednesday night's school board meeting, board members decided who would be stepping in. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Town Council approves permit for new hotel

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video The Carolina Beach boardwalk is one step closer to getting an economic shot in the arm. Wednesday night, town council approved the conditional use permit for a new hotel. Full story...
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New Hanover County Schools searching for new superintendent

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videoThe search is on for the next New Hanover County Schools superintendent. The school board is meeting right now to discuss its options. Wednesday board members began a closed session meeting to figure out how and possibly who they'll choose as the new superintendent. Full story...
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High number of teens charged with local murders

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videoIn the past year and a half there has been an alarming rise in the number of teenagers charged with murder in our area. A local child psychologist says she fears if something is not done soon with today's youth, more cases of teenage killers will come up. Full story...
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FDA approves first over-the-counter diet pill

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videoBig news for the tens of millions of people trying to lose weight: starting Friday a brand new weight loss drug will be available in drugstores. It's the very first FDA-approved weight loss drug sold over the counter. Full story...
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Local real estate slowing down

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videoAnyone who's paid any attention to local real estate knows that the market here is slowing down. Home sales in April of this year were down three percent compared with April 2006. The hardest hit county in the state was Brunswick County with a nearly 50 percent downturn in home sales. Full story...
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Turkey farm in Bladen County looking like a possibility

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video The county Health Department says it can't find any reason why a turkey farm would pose a health threat to residents around the proposed site in Dublin. Full story...
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Girl, 11, publishes book about adoption

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videoTo write a book at any age is quite an accomplishment. Having a book published at the age of 11 is pretty extraordinary. One special little girl has done just that. Full story...
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Local bars hit by burglaries, attempted break-ins

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Five local bars were the target of burglaries and attempted break-ins this week. Full story...
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