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Five Arrested in Drug Bust
Submitted by Candace Semmel on Thu, 04/01/2010 - 9:41pm.

Five suspects were arrested in Loris, South Carolina in what began as an investigation of a Hispanic based trafficking operation in southern Brunswick county.

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Despite challenges, restaurants opening downtown
Submitted by Courtney Brooks on Thu, 04/01/2010 - 3:52pm.

videoThe Blue Lotus on Front Street closed after only four months, but one restaurant opened last week and another is gearing up to open its doors next week

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New ABC Boss starts today, couldn't meet with us
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 04/01/2010 - 3:23pm.

The new boss of New Hanover County's Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission started work today. Dan Sykes used to be the General Manager of Orange County's ABC.

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County spreading info on sales tax vote
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Thu, 04/01/2010 - 3:10pm.

New Hanover County is trying to spread the word about its sales and use tax referendum on the May ballot.

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Wrightsville Beach bridge work starts Sunday
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Thu, 04/01/2010 - 3:05pm.

Just in time for the post-Easter rush and the Azalea Festival, the Department of Transportation will start working on the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge Sunday night.

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Wilmington City Offices closed Friday; Trash pick-up not affected
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 04/01/2010 - 1:57pm.

City offices will be closed on Friday in observance of Good Friday. Trash, yard waste and recycling service will be unaffected by the closure. City customers who normally have their trash, recycling and yard waste picked up on Fridays are asked to have all items curbside by 7:30 a.m.

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Tall Ship will visit Wilmington during Azalea Festival
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 04/01/2010 - 1:31pm.

The 150 foot Tall Ship Peacemaker will be returning into downtown Wilmington on Tuesday, April 6th for a two week stay in celebration of both the Azalea Festival and the 6th annual Rims on the River Car Show.

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UPDATE: Service dog kicked out; message from the owner to our viewers
Submitted by on Thu, 04/01/2010 - 1:25pm.

Amanda’s service dog, ELLIE, was provided to her by the paws4people foundation, an organization that provides service dogs primarily to disabled children and veterans.

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FIRST ON 3: Store owner who kicked out service dog apologizes
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 04/01/2010 - 8:11am.

video It's been two days since we first told you about Robert Bryant, who owns a western wear shop in Castle Hayne. Monday, he kicked out a service dog which helps a 5-year-old girl who has cerebral palsy, because he said he had a strict "no pets" policy.

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Lindsey Shaw to reign as Queen Azalea
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/01/2010 - 8:10am.

video The star of the ABC Family show "10 Things I Hate About You" will be crowned during a free event in Riverfront Park in Downtown Wilmington on Wednesday, April 7, at 5 p.m. You can watch it live on WWAY NewsChannel 3, your official NC Azalea Festival station.

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