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Archive - Feb 15, 2013

ONLY ON 3: Wilmington air show cancelled due to past complaints, disruptions

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video A thrilling event in the Cape Fear is no more. WWAY learned from leaders at Wilmington International Airport Friday its air show has been cancelled. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - Feb. 15

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videoOn Friday night the Mideastern Conference took a back seat on the Full Court Press. We still had lots of high school hoops. In fact Friday was the final night of the 2012-2013 regular season. We showcased games from the Waccamaw Conference, Tri County Conference and Three Rivers Conference along with independent schools playoff action. Full story...
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NC minister accused in student's death at bus stop

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Authorities have charged a Forsyth County minister with passing a stopped school bus, leading to the death of a sixth-grader who was crossing the road to get to the bus. Full story...
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Bob Barker urges NC senators to oppose possum bill

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Former game-show host Bob Barker is telling North Carolina lawmakers that caging a live possum for a New Year's Eve event in the mountains isn't good show business. Barker wrote this week to a Senate committee's members asking them to oppose a bill that would let the organizer of the Brasstown "Possum Drop" keep suspending a possum in a box every Dec. 31 and lowering it gently to the ground. Full story...
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Police looking for man who allegedly stole rifle

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department is looking for a man they say stole a rifle from Jim's Pawn and Gun on Oleander Drive. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Fan tasered by police at Whiteville game

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videoA fan was tasered by police tonight at Whiteville High School as the Wolfpack took on the South Brunswick Cougars. It's the second time this year there has been fan misconduct at a Whiteville basketball game. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Southport city manager resigns

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videoThe city manager of Southport took the Board of Aldermen by surprise today when he resigned. Pat Thomas notified the board and the mayor by writing a letter. Full story...
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Azalea Belle’s have first fitting

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video The shops of three dressmakers will be packed all weekend as over 130 Azalea Belle’s get fitted for their antebellum dresses. Full story...
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NCDOT Sec. addresses licenses for immigrants, I-140 construction

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video The newly-appointed secretary of the NC Department of Transportation made a stop in Wilmington Friday. Tony Tata joined other dignitaries at a luncheon hosted by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. Before the event got underway, Tata addressed his department's decision to issue driver's licenses to qualifying immigrants, saying it's a matter of public safety. Full story...
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Sheriff's Office needs help in identifying suspect

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office needs your help in identifying a suspect. On Tuesday, Deputies responded to an armed robbery at the Best Western Motel on Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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TONIGHT ON '20/20': Troubled Waters, 8-days of misery aboard the Carnival 'Triumph'

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Tonight, "20/20" reports on the crippled Carnival cruise ship Triumph and the eight-day trip to misery that ensued for the more than 4,000 passengers onboard. Full story...
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Gas leak causes Wilmington residents to evacuate

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Wilmington fire crews have evacuated several residents, and closed down the 500 Block of S. 7th St., after workers hit a gas line. Full story...
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No one hurt after school bus rolls onto its side

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videoHighway Patrol says no one was hurt when a Pender County school bus rolled onto its side. It happened just after 7 a.m. on NC 210 near Old Plantation Road east of Rocky Point. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Lynyrd Skynyrd to headline second Azalea Festival concert

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videoThe Azalea Festival Executive Committee announced this morning that Lynyrd Skynyrd will be the Thursday evening concert headliner during the festival. Full story...
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BUCKLEY'S BLOG: Low impact snow event possible Saturday night

 The computer models have been flip-flopping all week, but it looks more than likely that Southeastern North Carolina will at least see SOME flurries Saturday night.