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Wilmington mosque not controversial like New York's

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videoControversy continues to swirl around the so-called Ground Zero mosque in New York City. Meanwhile Wilmington is welcoming it's own Islamic center. In about a year a lot on Princess Place Drive will be the new home of the Tauheed Islamic Center. It's something Muslims in the Port City say is very much needed. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Fire Department gets another federal grant

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For the second time this summer, the Department of Homeland Security has awarded the Carolina Beach Fire Department a grant of more than $250,000. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover County shells out nearly $200k for employee dues, subscriptions

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video A recent newspaper story reported that New Hanover County was paying $800 a year for one of its employees to be a member of the Rotary Club. The spending does not stop there. The county spent more than $180,000 last year on dues and subscriptions. Full story...
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Wilmington Police investigate second bank robbery in nine days

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For the second time in nine days Wilmington Police are investigating a bank robbery. The latest happened just before 10 a.m. Thursday at the New Bridge Bank at 704 S. College Rd. Full story...
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UNCW helps ease veterans' transition to student life

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video They were on the front lines fighting for their country and their lives. Now many former troops from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are back home and going to college. They're tough, but it's still a hard transition from the front lines to the front seat in the classroom. Full story...
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Single mom invests in private school to avoid redistricting

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video The price tag on private school is prohibitive for many parents, but New Hanover County's middle school redistricting has been a powerful motivator for some parents to dig deep into their pocketbooks. Full story...
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Brunswick DSS chief on leave during investigation

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Personnel problems inside Brunswick County's Social Services Department. Social Services Director Jamie Orrock is on administrative leave. Orrock is still collecting his county paycheck, though. Full story...
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Former GOP candidate for Congress now backs Democrat McIntyre

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videoJust when you thought we had heard the last of Will Breazeale, the Republican candidate for Congress has come out saying he will now support his former Democratic opponent. The reason, he says, he couldn't stand on the sidelines anymore. Full story...
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Wrightsboro reopens after mold problem

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Wrightsboro Elementary School is open and mold-free. The New Hanover County school closed in February because of elevated levels of mold in several buildings. Full story...
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5 Years after Katrina: Are Refugees still here?

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Thousands of people left New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama five years ago when Hurricane Katrina hit that area ... some for good. If you or someone you know relocated here to the Wilmington area and decided to stay, we'd love to hear from you. Email us at Feedback@wwaytv3.com. Full story...
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