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Archive - May 22, 2012

ONLY ON 3: Cancer patient shocked when one late payment led to eviction notice

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video When you get sick, the last thing you want to worry about are your bills. But one Wilmington woman says she's so worried about money, she can't focus on getting better. And now she may have to worry about where she's going to live. Full story...
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Perdue, Cherokee chief sign amended gambling pact

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Gov. Beverly Perdue and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians have amended their new agreement to allow live dealer games at the tribe's western North Carolina casino, a move likely to ease concerns from lawmakers. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 & THE BIG TALKER FM: Mayor Saffo won't support baseball proposal

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In an exclusive interview this morning on The Big Talker FM with Chad Adams, Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo says he and other city council members cannot support the baseball stadium proposal pitched to them two weeks ago. Coming up on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 5:30, we'll talk with the StarNews's Shannan Bowen about a recent survey the paper did on public support of a new baseball stadium. Full story...
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Babysitter charged after child falls from third-story balcony

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Investigators say Willisa Nicole Dowd was babysitting a 20-month-old girl April 4 when the child fell from a third-floor balcony, suffering severe injuries. Full story...
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Fire on the Dock crowns winning Chef

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The competition was hot Tuesday night. It was the final night of Fire on the Dock at Wrightsville Beach. Only two chefs remained, and Andy Hopper from Chefs 105 in Morehead City came out the winner. Full story...
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BEWARE THE GLOPPY MONSTER OF MOLASSESS SWAMP

Does anyone remember the fictional locations "Molasses Swamp", "Gum Drop Mountains", and the "Ice Cream Floats"?

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - May 22

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video Tuesday night’s sports segment featured high school baseball state playoff action between two area teams. Whiteville hosted North Brunswick to see who would advance to the East 2A finals. We also showcased the West Brunswick baseball state 3A playoff game from Shallotte and the Ashley's 4A state baseball playoff game against Richmond County. Full story...
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Panel discusses vision for Cape Fear Riverfront

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video The panel, which was organized by the Cape Fear Economic Development Council, not only laid out a vision for growth in downtown Wilmington, but also the land lining the opposite side of the river. The panel was comprised of economic, legal and environmental strategists. Full story...
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