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ONLY ON 3: Judge dismisses Fire Chief's DWI charge, refused to wait few hours for trooper

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video BRUNSWICK COUNTY (WWAY) - A Brunswick County Fire Chief is off the hook for a DWI charge after a judge decided to dismiss his case this week on a technicality. Full story...
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"No Port Southport" celebrates Board of Aldermen vote

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The grassroots organization No Port Southport, NC, Inc., welcomes the news of Southport, NC Aldermen voting 4-1 on a resolution opposing the “construction and operation of the N.C. International Terminal in Southport.” Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Several people hurt after Holden Beach deck collapse

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video Brunswick County dispatch says crews are responding to a deck collapse in Holden Beach. Town Manager David Hewett says there is no official count yet, but it looks like about seven people are hurt. Full story...
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Feds coming to inspect Brunswick Nuclear Plant

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has dispatched a Special Inspection Team to the Brunswick nuclear power plant. It will review the circumstances associated with an event classified as an Alert at the plant on June 6. Full story...
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Battleship won't leave home for repairs after all

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The Battleship North Carolina will not hit the high seas again after all. After sitting in the mud along the Cape Fear River for decades, the Battleship's hull needs repairs. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Homemade signs ask for drivers to slow down after dog's death

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video A New Hanover County resident has an important message to drivers. Someone has posted signs in their neighborhood that say, "Slow down. You killed my dog!" The signs are posted inside the Weatherwood subdivision just off Gordon Road and Wood Squirrel, but the question is are the bright colored signs changing the way people drive in this neighborhood?" Full story...
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Pender teen arrested for indecent liberties with child

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Pender County deputies have arrested a 16-year-old Rocky Point boy for indecent liberties with a minor. Investigators says the charge requires that the defendant be at least five years older than the victim. Full story...
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Extended fishing ban could increase competition off our coast

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video Local fishermen are concerned about yet another fishing ban putting pressure on an already stressed industry. The ban on red snapper has businesses wondering if they'll be able to stay afloat. Full story...
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Embezzelment investigated at St. James

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A police report says someone took money from the St. James Property Owners Association. The incident report lists five stolen checks with a total value of more than $12,000. Full story...
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Early voting numbers vary by county

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Early voting for the June 22 run-off elections is doing better than expected in a few counties, but for some the turn out is disappointing. Full story...
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