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Archive - Nov 2012

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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WWAY's Monday night sports - Nov. 5

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videoMonday we provided a Desmond Bryant update from Oakland head coach Dennis Allen. Bryant, a former East Bladen Eagle who plays for Oakland, left Sunday's NFL game early. Monday we checked out first round CAA men's soccer action with UNCW and James Madison. We also checked in with two local sports celebrities: Chucky Brown and Carl Willis. Plus more! Full story...
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Man accused of killing tow truck driver has 8 DWI convictions

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video One man is dead and another behind bars after a hit and run last night on Carolina Beach Road. Highway Patrol says Anthony Thompson hit tow truck driver John Junior Colville and then took off, driving almost nine miles before he was pulled over. Full story...
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2 women charged in deadly Fayetteville shooting

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Authorities say two women are charged with killing a 43-year-old Fayetteville man during a robbery. Investigators say Bobby Boose was found shot to death in his home Friday evening. Full story...
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2 killings in tiny town of Seaboard in 10 days

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Police in the Northampton County town of Seaboard are investigating two fatal shootings in the past 10 days. Full story...
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15-year-old boy kills 13-year-old girl in Durham

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Investigators in Durham say a 13-year-old girl has died after being shot by a 15-year-old boy. Authorities said the girl was shot Friday and died Monday in the hospital from her injuries. Full story...
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UNC releases additional documents from NCAA probe

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has released more than 2,500 pages of documents connected to an NCAA investigation of the football program as part of a settlement to end a public-records fight with media outlets. Full story...
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