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NC gay marriage amendment OKd by House committee

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A divided North Carolina House committee has sent to the floor a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage if voters statewide agree next spring. Full story...
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Debris pickup in New Hanover Co. starts Tuesday

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New Hanover County residents in the unincorporated area should have all vegetative debris from hurricane Irene ready for pick up by the end of Monday, September 12. Full story...
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CFCC Memorial event draws hundreds to honor and celebrate lives lost on 9/11

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video Ceremonies were held all across our county today to remember what happened ten years ago. Hundreds in our area came together to honor and celebrate the lives lost on that day in 2001. Cape Fear Community College held a memorial event at their North Campus. The service marked the events of that tragic day in real time. Full story...
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Bank of America will cut 30,000 jobs

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Bank of America says it will cut about 30,000 jobs over the next few years in a bid to save $5 billion per year. The troubled bank says it expects many of the cuts will come through attrition and eliminating unfilled positions. Full story...
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Duke sued over cancer trials

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A lawsuit filed in North Carolina’s Durham County Superior Court accuses Duke University, Duke University Heath System and five doctors of exposing patients to unnecessary chemotherapy during fraudulent clinical trials. Full story...
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NC beach sees unusual jump in stingray strikes

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Ocean rescue workers along one Outer Banks beach say swimmers have suffered an unusual number of injuries from stingrays that lurk in the sand below their feet. Full story...
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Robot finds no bomb in package at NC courthouse

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A suspicious package left outside a North Carolina courthouse and jail that were evacuated as a precaution was not a bomb. Full story...
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NC Legislature returns for gay marriage amendment

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Social conservatives wanting for years for legislators to act on a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage in North Carolina are heading to Raleigh, urging them to vote this week. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: For Trot Nixon 9/11 a day of family joy amidst terror, frustration

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video As a nation, September 11, 2001, will always represent a dark day in our history. But for a member of the WWAY family, it has a much different meaning. For "5th Quarter" co-host Trot Nixon and his wife Kathryn it was the day their lives changed forever in a good way, even though the terrorist attacks kept them from sharing a very special experience. Full story...
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WWAY's Marcy Cuevas looks back at covering 9/11, changes since

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video When terrorists attacked on our own soil, reaction was immediate. Shock. Anger. Confusion. Even though Southeastern North Carolina is hundreds of miles away from the sites of the carnage, the effect rippled through our area. "Good Morning Carolina" anchor Marcy Cuevas was a reporter here at WWAY NewsChannel 3 that day. She looks back on September 11, 2001, and how it continues to affect so many. Full story...
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