ONLY ON 3: Neglected hounds put burden on Pender shelter
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/23/2011 - 4:13pm.

video The Pender County Animal Shelter is already overcrowded as several outdoor kennels are out of service during renovations. The situation got worse earlier this week when 12 more dogs arrived. Animal Control brought in the hounds after getting calls from neighbors that the dogs were being neglected.

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Shelter opens for livestock displaced by wildfire
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/23/2011 - 3:43pm.

Sheltering for livestock for persons affected by Pender County wildfire will be held at the Sampson County Livestock Arena located at 51 Agriculture Place Clinton, NC 28328.

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FIRST ON 3: Gov. Perdue vetoes Voter ID Bill; Updated with Berger reaction
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/23/2011 - 3:43pm.

"There was a time in North Carolina history when the right to vote was enjoyed only by some citizens rather than by all. That time is past, and we should not revisit it." - Governor Perdue

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Redistricting meetings underway across the state, including Wilmington
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 06/23/2011 - 3:11pm.

UNCW's Education Building Room 266 is the host of the one of the sites as Republicans try to redraw state House and Senate and Congressional district boundaries.

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Gibbs is featured visitor at Perdue fundraiser
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/23/2011 - 2:29pm.

The former chief spokesman for President Obama is the special guest for a scheduled fundraiser for North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue's 2012 re-election campaign.

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Drug maker to pay $1.2 million to NC in settlement
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/23/2011 - 2:25pm.

Attorney General Roy Cooper says North Carolina will get more than $1 million in a multi-state settlement involving claims of flawed drug manufacturing at a plant in Puerto Rico.

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CFCC invites public to build boats at annual Build-A-Boat event
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/23/2011 - 2:22pm.

If you've always wanted to build your own boat, now's your chance! Sign up for the "Build-A-Boat" event at Cape Fear Community College on July 23 in downtown Wilmington.

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Lawyers: NC Legislature should redo schools budget
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/23/2011 - 12:36pm.

Lawyers for North Carolina school districts challenging the nearly $20 billion state budget approved last week want a judge to order the Legislature to redo the spending plan.

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Throw Me a 3! And we'll put you on TV
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/23/2011 - 11:23am.

We want you to THROW US A 3. Send a picture of you and your loved ones showing the number of your favorite TV station. You can send it to us at Include your name and where you're from, and we'll do our best to get you on the air.

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Burn ban means no Carolina Beach fireworks tonight
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/23/2011 - 10:37am.

With a burn ban issued for the eastern part of the state, the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce has canceled fireworks for tonight in Carolina Beach.

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