make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Law

Bikers get used to new helmet law

READ MORE:
The number of annual motorcycle deaths has doubled over the past decade; a new state helmet law is aimed at changing that. Full story...
»

New state laws now in effect

READ MORE:
videoMore than 40 new state laws went into effect this weekend. Two aim to prevent underage drinking. Full story...
»

Few teen drivers cited under state law that bans cell phone use

READ MORE:
A state law went into effect last year that bans drivers younger than 18 from talking on cell phones, but court officials say only 51 teenagers have been ticketed and only 23 convicted. Full story...
»

North Carolina lawmakers cosponsor mortgage bill

READ MORE:
Two North Carolina Democrats are among those co-sponsoring a bill in Congress to restrict lending practices partly blamed for the nationwide increase in mortgage defaults and foreclosures. Full story...
»

Property owners now responsible for graffiti

READ MORE:
If a vandal spray-paints your wall with graffiti who should be responsible for cleaning it up? Full story...
»

Conference aims to keep tobacco from kids

READ MORE:
Members of the American Cancer Society and the NAACP were at the Union Baptist Church Thursday. Full story...
»

New law to keep drug dealers farther from kids

READ MORE:
A new law will soon take effect to keep drug dealers farther away from our kids. Full story...
»

Chadbourn zoning cost to increase

READ MORE:
If you live in Chadbourn and want to apply for zoning and special use permits expect to shell out more than you would have Tuesday. Full story...
»

New law aims to protect domestic violence victims

READ MORE:
videoDomestic violence is a fact of life for one in four women. But now domestic violence victims in North Carolina have an extra layer of protection. Full story...
»

New law bans smoking in assisted living facilities

READ MORE:
videoIt was the work of a local lawmaker inspired by her personal experience. Monday a new law takes effect prohibiting smoking inside nursing homes and assisted living centers. Full story...
»

Dole: Senate approves plan to notify Lejeune water users

READ MORE:
The Senate has approved a measure requiring the Navy to notify all military, civilian and dependents who were at Camp Lejeune when harmful chemicals were in the base water system. Full story...
»

Shuler wants restrictions on in-flight movies

READ MORE:
North Carolina Congressman Heath Shuler says he's worried about the captive audiences on airliners when movies are shown in the cabin. Full story...
»

North Carolina lifts ban on open burning

READ MORE:
The state is lifting its month-long ban on open burning because of last week's storm that dropped several inches of rain across North Carolina. Full story...
»

Brunswick County Schools fighting lawsuit

READ MORE:
Brunswick County Schools are fighting back against the lawsuit filed by parents of the student who married her coach. Full story...
»

Troubleshooters: Taking cases to small claims court

READ MORE:
videoHere at NewsChannel 3 we get a lot of calls from folks who have been ripped off. Many of these viewers could probably resolve their problems in small claims court, but they may not know how. Full story...
»