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Archive - Nov 8, 2011

Car drives into Jersey Mike's

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video Diners at a Wilmington restaurant got quite a surprise this afternoon when a car drove into the building. It happened at Jersey Mike's on South College Road near UNCW. Full story...
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Family mourns after man hit and killed riding skateboard

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video Monday night Mike Manzari, 21, left his house in Castle Hayne for the last time. State troopers say it was around 7 p.m. when a man driving northbound hit Manzari in the 4500 block of North College Road near the Midway Kwik Stop. Manzari died at the scene. Full story...
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Holmes open to 'Dawson's Creek' reunion

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As "One Tree Hill" prepares to sign off, could its predecessor make a comeback? For years rumors of a "Dawson's Creek" reunion have swirled, and one star says she's for it. Full story...
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JUST ADD HOPE: UNCW students learn to train dogs, change lives

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video We often hear from viewers who want to see more coverage of the positive things going on in our community. In an effort to do that, we're showcasing the Assistance Dog Training Program at UNC Wilmington, a unique opportunity for students to learn how to use service dogs to better their own career fields. The world can be changed if you just add hope. Full story...
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Tar Heel voters write in candidates on empty ballot

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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. Full story...
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O Christmas Tree! Wilmington's tannenbaum takes shape along riverfront

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It might not feel like the holidays, but downtown Wilmington is sure starting to look a lot like Christmas. Full story...
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Wilmington man scratches off $100k lottery prize

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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. Full story...
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Penn State cancels Paterno news conference amid scandal

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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. Full story...
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CFPUA Watchdog concerned about Sparks endorsements

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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. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: School lockdown ended as WPD investigates shooting

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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. Full story...
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Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar pregnant again with #20

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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." Full story...
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EEE case confirmed in New Hanover County

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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. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 & THE LNR: Leland leaders set for big pay hike

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video Voters in Leland will go to the polls tomorrow to elect a new mayor and two new members of town council. When those three people take office, the town's elected leaders will be getting a significant pay raise. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: ADHD patients struggling to fill Adderall prescription

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video Many people with ADHD are having a hard time getting their prescription for Adderall filled. For about a month now, pharmacies have had very little to no supply of the drug. Some patients are turning to desperate measures to get a hold of the pills. Full story...
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Persistent neighbor helps family escape housefire

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video Despite losing half of their home to a morning fire, a Wilmington family is thankful. The Fultons say a neighbor woke them up and alerted them about the fire. Everyone made out safely, but the family says it could have been worse. Full story...
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