New Hanover County News
ONLY ON 3: Contractor defends company, says workers will get paid
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 03/11/2011 - 11:15am.

video We have response from a contractor accused of not paying workers for an ongoing job here in Wilmington.

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WDI plan not a hit with downtown business owners
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 03/11/2011 - 9:38am.

video Wilmington Downtown Incorporated held a public meeting Thursday night to discuss its plan to improve downtown by adding ambassadors and cleaning up the area. Business owners, patrons, and residents made their way to the meeting and had plenty on their minds.

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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: R3 CEO Robin Grathwol - MISSING: DAY 4
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/11/2011 - 8:45am.

Robin Grathwol, you promised the people of New Hanover County your company, R3, would take care of their trash in a new and exciting way. You promised you'd be able to sift through it, turn some of it into energy and recycle the rest. You promised you'd eventually be able to get rid of our landfill. Now it appears your company can't live up to what it promised.

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Talk about long distance; Azalea Festival Queen calls in from China
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/10/2011 - 6:06pm.

videoThis year's Azalea Festival Queen is former Miss America Heather French Henry. When Heather was crowned Miss Kentucky and Miss America in 2000, WWAY’s Chris Phillips was working in Louisville and interviewed her there. He spoke with her again yesterday over the phone. She's in China doing business but will soon be here to receive her crown.

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ONLY ON 3: Thieves target trucks, containers near port
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 03/10/2011 - 4:44pm.

videoSeveral 18-wheeler freight trucks and containers have been stolen near the State Port of Wilmington. The victims say it smells a little fishy.

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'One Tree Hill' goes back to the future at downtown set
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/10/2011 - 1:35pm.

For years "One Tree Hill" has called a Wilmington storefront home. For the first half of the show's run, the location at the southeast corner of Front and Grave Streets served as the set for the fictional Karen's Cafe. Now, though, the set has gone back in time.

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R3 calls "being held accountable" Yellow Journalism
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/10/2011 - 1:05pm.

R3 finally spoke up today. But not to taxpayers of this county via the media about missing deadlines or the lack of financing. No, it chose to lash out at the media via Facebook.

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ONLY ON 3: The news release from the consultants which recommended R3 to New Hanover County
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/10/2011 - 12:45pm.

"There are some very interesting aspects of the R3 innovative technology proposal as it pertains to recycling potential, carbon credits and renewable energy credits, and significant long-term cost benefits to the County," stated Bob Brickner, GBB Executive Vice President and GBB’s lead consultant on the County project.

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WPD arrests two after chase
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/10/2011 - 12:38pm.

A robbery at a Wilmington ATM led to a chase that ended across the river in Brunswick County.

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PROGRAMMING NOTE: News, ACC hoops in primetime tonight
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/10/2011 - 11:57am.

Do you love watching WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 11, but find it hard to keep your eyes open for it? Tonight's your lucky night.

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