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Archive - Sep 13, 2011

FIRST ON 3: 5-year-old put on wrong school bus, dropped off at Walmart

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video A Brunswick County family is upset after a five-year-old girl was put on the wrong school bus and dropped off at the Walmart in Leland. Full story...
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Hanover Hall renovations at UNCW are complete, perfect nest for Seahawk volleyball

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video Renovations to Hanover Hall on the campus of UNC Wilmington are complete. Hanover Hall is home to the Seahawk women's volleyball team. The Seahawks hosted Coastal Carolina on Tuesday night. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Body found in SC 11 years ago identified as Brunswick Co. woman

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videoThe body of a Brunswick County woman found 11 years ago has finally been identified. Investigators in South Carolina say the remains they found more than a decade ago are Michelle Haggadon of Bolivia. Full story...
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Bill to cap legislative terms may have to wait until November

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The North Carolina General Assembly is cleaning up several laws approved this year before leaving town Wednesday, but a measure to let voters decide whether to cap time served by legislative leaders may have to wait. Full story...
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UPDATE: Judge clarifies stance; will let media in Berger hearing

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District Court Judge Sandra Ray Criner says she will allow reporters into her courtroom during a protective order hearing Friday involving New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger. Cameras will not be allowed in. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Columbus County bondsman says unsecured bonds are out of control

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video A bond is supposed to keep criminal suspects behind bars. But, in the last four months, hundreds of people in Columbus County, including some with violent charges, have been issued unsecured bonds. Full story...
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Former Brunswick Co. Sheriff Hewett accused of threat

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According to a Shallotte Police report a customer at Jones Ford, where Hewett is a salesman, claims the former lawman threatened him and showed a closed fist. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: American flag honoring 9/11 victims burned

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video To honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, Jason and Jennifer Saucier hung an American flag outside of their business. Two days later, they came back to find their proud display of patriotism charred and smoldering on the ground. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Diane Sawyer brings you Jacqueline Kennedy: In Her Own Words tonight at 9 p.m.

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Speaking just months after her husband's assassination, Jacqueline Kennedy looked back on her time with her husband in the White House as "our happiest years," the time that she and John F. Kennedy were closest, with an extraordinary personal and political partnership thriving during the high-pressure thousand days of the Kennedy presidency. Full story...
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WWAY & Dr. Oz help raise awareness about ovarian cancer

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video Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer among women, and it causes more deaths than any other type of female reproductive cancer. Today WWAY NewsChannel 3 and Dr. Oz are teaming up to help raise awareness of the deadly disease. Full story...
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Gay marriage ban will be on May ballot in NC

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North Carolina voters will get to vote next May on a proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in the state. Full story...
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Shallotte man charged in SC stabbing

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A Brunswick County man is charged with attempted murder after a stabbing last month in South Carolina. Full story...
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Groups seek to overturn NC campaign spending law

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A lawsuit filed on behalf of two anti-abortion political action committees seeks to overturn North Carolina's system of publicly financed elections for judges and other office-holders. Full story...
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Raleigh museum to exhibit Rembrandts next month

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The North Carolina Museum of Art will show an exhibit of Rembrandts that curators say has the most authentic works from the artist's American collections that have ever been assembled. Full story...
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NC judge to look at help Edwards aide gave to feds

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A North Carolina judge plans a hearing on whether a former John Edwards aide who wrote about the two-time presidential candidate's extramarital affair violated a court order by sharing information with federal prosecutors. Full story...
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