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ONLY ON 3: Parent questions NHC school board bidding policy

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video A New Hanover County parent is upset with how the the school system is handing his tax dollars. Specifically, he questions how the district awards bids for work. Last fall the New Hanover County School District started a bidding process for lawn companies to take care of their athletic fields. Parent Chad O'Shields says the district violated a bidding policy and state law using taxpayer money. Full story...
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Charges upgraded to murder in baby death investigation

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videoDetectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office have charged Albert David Morgan, 35, of with the murder of 15-month-old Brayden Ray. Full story...
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'Agent Carter' star Chad Michael Murray ready to reminisce in Wilmington

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For former "One Tree Hill" star Chad Michael Murray, co-starring as a sexist agent on ABC's "Marvel's Agent Carter" (9 p.m. Tuesday, WWAY) has been a welcome opportunity to play against type, particularly an antagonist who's pretty much the opposite of "OTH's" Lucas Scott. Full story...
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Replacement of 41-year-old Col. Co. bridge starts soon

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videoThe NC Department of Transportation says work will start next month to replace a 41-year-old bridge in Columbus County. Full story...
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Parents, WPD ask for help finding missing teen

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videoA Wilmington family is asking for help finding a missing 16-year-old girl. Detectives with the Wilmington Police Department believe Cierra Persico is not in apparent danger at this time, but they are asking for the community's help finding her. Full story...
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Innocence hearing set Friday for Joseph Sledge

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A three-judge panel will meet Friday in Columbus County to hear evidence relevant to the N.C. Innocence Inquiry Commission’s recommendation in the case of State v. Joseph Sledge, 78. Sledge was convicted of killing a mother and her daughter in Bladen County in 1976. Full story...
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Commissioners approve final $40M in bonds for CFCC

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Cape Fear Community College will get to spend the final $40 million of bond money voters approved several years ago after a long debate by the New Hanover County Commission today. Full story...
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WPD investigating armed robbery

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Investigators with the Wilmington Police Department are searching for a suspect accused of robbing a man at gunpoint. Full story...
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New Hanover, Pender schools want control of calendar returned

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Two local school systems are lobbying state lawmakers to return the control of local school calendars to local boards of education – a movement backed by the N.C. School Boards Association and strongly opposed by the coastal tourism industry, which suffered when school systems began cutting summer short a decade ago. Full story...
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UPDATE: Toddler dies from injuries in abuse investigation

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videoThe 14-month-old toddler who was severely abused has died from his injures. Investigators say new charges are now pending against his mother and her boyfriend. Full story...
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