Archive - Aug 5, 2011
FIRST ON 3: 64-year-old Kure Beach commissioner arrested for having weed
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 10:38pm.

video A Kure Beach Town Commissioner has been charged with narcotics charges, according to Kure Beach Police.

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Sharks outslug Swampdogs to even series
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 9:22pm.

In a must win situation the Wilmington Sharks destroyed the Fayetteville Swampdogs on Friday to even the CPL playoff series at one game apiece. The deciding third game of the first round playoff series will be played Saturday night in Cumberland County.

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S&P downgrades US credit rating
Submitted by Laura Seel on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 9:03pm.

The US credit rating has been downgraded from AAA by S&P. This is the first time in the history of credit ratings that the US rating has been downgraded.

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Wilmington mom among group named ABC World News 'Persons of the Week'
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 8:47pm.

videoA Wilmington mom was among a group of mothers named "Persons of the Week" on Friday's edition of "World News with Diane Sawyer."

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NC counties and cities report good credit, outlook not so good
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 8:27pm.

A bond rating agency has told five of North Carolina's biggest counties and two of its larger cities that they retained their good credit rating but their outlook is negative.

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Hammerheads beat the Blues at Legion
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 8:01pm.

video The Wilmington Hammerheads improved their record to 13-6-3 with a victory over the Los Angeles Blues on Friday night at Legion Stadium. It's the second win this season for Wilmington over LA.

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Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 5:15pm.

video The beach is certainly a great treasure in our area. And with that treasure comes plenty of terrific places to eat. Whether it provides a delicious menu and overlooks the ocean, pours a cold drink with a relaxing view of the Intracoastal Waterway or is the ideal spot to stop and get a bite to eat on the island, we want to know what is the BEST RESTAURANT AT THE BEACH along our coast. Here's how the votes are coming in (4 p.m. Thurs.):
22 North, Wrightsville Beach - 38%
The Fish House, Oak Island - 26%
Michael's Seafood, Carolina Beach - 13%

We'll reveal the winner TONIGHT on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 6!

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Stocks mostly lower after a day of wild swings
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 3:34pm.

Stocks are closing mostly lower after a day of whipsaw trading. The Dow Jones industrial average traded in a huge range of 400 points.

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