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ONLY ON 3: On the road to results

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videoA Brunswick county road, one neighborhood's access to the outside world, could be in danger of washing away. A WWAY viewer sent us a message on Facebook asking for our help. Jean Sidbury says Duke Energy Progress did some tree trimming in her area a few weeks ago. She says their heavy equipment did some serious damage. Full story...
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Did you make a film? Submit it by tonight

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Today marks the final deadline to submit your film for the 20th annual Cucalorus Film Festival, held Nov. 12-16, 2014 in Wilmington. There is no submission fee for residents of Wilmington. Full story...
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NC sterilization agency reports 780 claims filed

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Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state. The Office for Justice of Sterilization Victims says as of July 17, it has received 780 forms from potential eugenics board victims. They had until June 30 to submit a claim to be considered for compensation. Full story...
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Longer session tests Tillis, US Senate race

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U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis had hoped this year's North Carolina legislative session would be over by now. But the budget is over three weeks late and hopes of a July 4 end date are a distant memory. Full story...
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Fortune 500 firm Sealed Air moving HQ to Charlotte

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North Carolina has convinced Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. to move nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters and consolidating management operations from several other states. Full story...
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Update on Scott Braswell's tumor

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videoWe have an update on the health of Hoggard head football coach Scott Braswell. Surgery to remove a tumor in his lower back is still in the works for the veteran coach before the start of the upcoming season. Full story...
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NHRMC new Heart Center hosts grand opening

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videoNew Hanover Regional Medical Center invites the public to a grand opening event for the new NHRMC Heart Center Outpatient services building building Thursday, July 24th from 2-4pm. There will be tours of the facility, live music, heart-healthy cooking demonstrations, exercise tips and a free service for the first 25 folks in the door. Full story...
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Deputies: Ash man facing murder charge found dead in Brunswick Co. Jail cell

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Deputies say a man who was behind bars at the Brunswick County Jail was found unresponsive in his jail cell early this morning after an apparent suicide. Full story...
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Brian Berger declared mentally incompetent to proceed with court hearing

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video A medical examination claims New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is mentally incompetent to go to court for breaking probation. Berger was back in court today, but not for long. The district attorney wants a second opinion. Full story...
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Durham police investigate bus explosion

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Durham police are investigating an apparent chemical explosion on a city bus. Police said the driver reported that a man got on the bus with a jug and when the man got off the bus later, the jug exploded. The police statement called it a "Draino Bomb." Full story...
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6 junior team tennis state titles for Wilmington

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videoThe United States Tennis Association has over 19,000 junior tennis teams. Obviously they're spread all across the country, but we managed to find a handful of those teams in Fayetteville over the weekend at the state junior team tennis championship. In fact 6 teams from Wilmington captured junior state titles. Wilmington Hammerheads goalkeeper Quillan Roberts has been named the player of the week in USL Pro. Plus more! Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Accused rapist's ex wife says he's manipulative, liar

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videoThe Pender County Sheriff's Office arrested of Ralph Thomas Smith, 42 of Willard, NC on Monday. Smith was charged after an alleged incident was reported to social services and the sheriffs office in which Smith had sexual relations with a fourteen-year-old female. Full story...
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Deputies: Man wanted after armed robbery at Jacksonville sweepstakes café

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The Onslow County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men wanted for the robbery of a sweepstakes business. According to a news release from the Onslow County Sheriff's Office, investigators issued a warrant for Deontre Ulysses Randall, 21, for the armed robbery of the Lucky Time Internet Café Monday around 11:30 p.m. in Jacksonville. Full story...
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McCrory signs bill sponsored by late lawmaker

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Legislation to protect health care workers sponsored by a North Carolina lawmaker who died last weekend has been signed into law. Gov. Pat McCrory signed the bill sponsored by the late Rep. Jim Fulghum on Tuesday. Full story...
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Health officials confirm chikungunya in Cabarrus

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Cabarrus County health officials have confirmed the county's first case of chikungunya, saying the patient was infected while traveling in a Caribbean country. There have been nine other cases in North Carolina. In each instance, the person infected had traveled to the Caribbean. Full story...
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