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ONLY ON 3: Saffo says proposed hotel ship would require funds the city doesn't have

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video The new convention center has brought in a good amount of visitors but one man says his idea will attract even more folks to the center and the rest of the Cape Fear. John Voet says his hotel ship is what Wilmington needs. He’s proposing docking the ship downtown along the river walk. But for now, Mayor Bill Saffo says the city will not be moving forward with Voet's proposal. Full story...
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Vietnam Vet walks entire east coast, stops in Shallotte

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A Vietnam veteran is walking from Florida all the way up to Maine for a cause close to his heart. This is the second part of Al Slusser's "Great America Walk." Full story...
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Appeals court upholds murder conviction of former student for officer's death

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A North Carolina appeals court has upheld the murder conviction of a former university student for the fatal shooting of Winston-Salem police officer four years ago. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council approves budget

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Council members gave final approval to the $85 million budget they've been working through for months. The tough economy sparked reduced spending. City employees will not receive a pay increase and construction and maintenance costs are cut to a bare minimum. The budget does not call for a property tax increase or layoffs. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Chris Rock's mom coming to Brunswick County

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Not every day in a small rural area does an author of a top selling book, sought after speaker, radio talk show owner, and mom of a movie star visit or even passes through. However, that is about to change. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Owner wants to bring hotel ships to Wilmington

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video The Convention Center has brought folks to Wilmington, but is it enough? Some folks say the lack of lodging is keeping them from choosing the Cape Fear facility. One man says he has a solution. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Junked trailer removed from Brunswick Co. highway

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video Drivers call it a piece of junk and an eyesore. The broken down travel trailer has been sitting on the side of the road near Leland for more than a week. Many say it's time for the trailer to go. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Holly Shelter Game Land closed as wildfire grows

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video The Holly Shelter Game Land in Pender County is closed as a wildfire has grown to at least 3,300 acres and looks to get worse. Full story...
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DA Jon David looking for info in Soles investigation

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It's been nearly two years after an WWAY's reporting led to a SBI investigation into then-Sen. R.C. Soles. Now the District Attorney in Columbus County says his office is still looking into the case. Full story...
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FDA issues graphic cigarette labels

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In the most significant change to US cigarette packs in 25 years, the Food and Drug Administration released nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use. Full story...
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