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Archive - Nov 6, 2012

Jones wins 10th term in NC's 3rd District

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videoVoters are returning Republican U.S. Rep. Walter Jones to the U.S. House. Jones won a 10th term Tuesday to represent North Carolina's 3rd District. Full story...
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Duke Energy appeals NC rejection of secrecy claims

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Duke Energy is going to court to keep from divulging more than 600 pages of internal documents and emails that North Carolina utilities regulators determined were wrongly claimed as trade secrets. Full story...
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Election Night update: 9:24 p.m.

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As the ballpark bond referendum goes down, our experts analyze the race, and Marissa Jasek speaks to one of the opposition movement organizers. Kevin, Chad and the Congressman also discuss the NC Senate race between Thom Goolsby and Deb Butler. Full story...
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McCrory wins NC governor's race, ends GOP drought

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videoPat McCrory will be the first Republican governor in North Carolina in 20 years. Unofficial results show McCrory won the governor's race on Tuesday over Democrat Walter Dalton. Full story...
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Electioneers trade jabs as voters head to polls

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Both sides of the political aisle are trading verbal jabs to try and sway last-minute voters. Full story...
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Rocky Point man taken to hospital after house catches fire

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It was a scary morning for a Rocky Point man, when he found his house on fire. The fire broke out at 120 Lightwood Knot Lane off NC 117. The call came in to 911 around 11 a.m. A neighbor said when he ran to help, the owner of the house was so black with soot, he did not even recognize him. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. voters complain about deputies at polls

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In Brunswick County, there were reports of sheriff's deputies stationed inside of polling places. Some say that could lead to voter intimidation. Full story...
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1 dead, 3 injured in North Carolina hospital fire

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Authorities say one patient has been killed and three employees injured in a fire at a long-term care unit at a North Carolina hospital. Full story...
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Rouzer, McIntyre anxious as end of hard-fought race nears

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The race for the 7th Congressional District has been hotly contested since the beginning, and today was no different. Today, both incumbent Democrat Mike McIntyre and Republican challenger David Rouzer took their campaigns to the street for one final push to get votes. Full story...
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CFPUA reports sewage spill in Porters Neck

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CFPUA Operations crews have responded to and stopped a wastewater spill in the Country Haven area adjacent to the 8000 block of Market Street. At approximately 7:45 a.m. today, CFPUA staff discovered the spill while visiting the site to conduct routine maintenance. The CFPUA crew took action to stop the flow from the pipe, which appears to have been previously damaged. Full story...
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Brunswick County horse tests positive for EEE

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A one-year-old Quarter horse colt that died in Brunswick County was confirmed as the 19th Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) positive horse in North Carolina for 2012 according to county health officials. North Carolina has experienced an active West Nile virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) activity this year. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: A Civil War surrender six months after Appomattox

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On November 6, 1865, the CSS Shenandoah lowered the Confederate flag and James I. Waddell surrendered command of the vessel to British authorities in Liverpool. The surrender came a full six months after Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. Full story...
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It's Election Day! Let us know how it's going

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WWAY NewsChannel 3 is the home of the BEST ELECTION COVERAGE in the Carolinas. So tonight, make it your home for Election Night. WWAY and ABC News begin live coverage at 7 p.m. We will have results as soon as they are available after the polls close and live, local cut-ins throughout the evening. Cacky Catlett and Chris Phillips anchor our coverage as our news team will be out covering all the big races. Plus, join WWAY Political Editor Kevin Wuzzardo, former Congressman Bob Etheridge and The Big Talker FM's Chad Adams for analysis throughout the night. Full story...
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McIntyre, Rouzer criss-cross district in final hours

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videoAs the often bitter race to represent much of southeastern North Carolina in the US House of Representatives draws to a close, the two candidates are spending the final days and hours of the campaign trying to reach every voter they can. Full story...
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As Dalton courts Wilmington votes, McCrory not resting on polling

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video Election Day is just hours away, giving candidates little time to make a lasting impression on voters. Today Democrat Walter Dalton took advantage of the lunch rush at a Wilmington restaurant on this final full day of campaigning in his race for governor. Full story...
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