Archive - Aug 23, 2013
WWAY's Friday night sports - August 23
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 08/23/2013 - 11:06pm.

videoThe first week of the high school football regular season is not over yet. The vast majority of the teams had to suspend play due to lightning. Some of the football games will resume on Saturday. Others will be finished on Monday.

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Brunswick County deputy arrested, fired for prostitution
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/23/2013 - 10:31pm.

videoA deputy with the Brunswick County Sheriff's office has been arrested.

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Downtown Sundown Concert features Katy Perry Tribute Band
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 08/23/2013 - 10:17pm.

videoAt the Downtown Sundown Concert Friday night, people of all ages, and many tweens enjoyed the sounds of Katy Perry, Pink and Adele.

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House hit by lightning, fire crew on scene
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/23/2013 - 9:47pm.

A house was struck by lightning and caught fire on Pitch Pine Court.

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Back Door Kitchen Tour Art Unveiling
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/23/2013 - 6:05pm.

videoThe residents of Old Wilmington unveiled the featured artwork for the 8th annual Back Door Kitchen Tour that's coming in October.

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Goolsby: Local government, not state, to blame for low education spending
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 08/23/2013 - 4:22pm.

video As local education administrators call for state lawmakers to increase spending in schools, Sen. Thom Goolsby says the group he affectionately calls "educrats" needs to do its homework. But educators say it's the senator who needs to check his facts.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Man found dead at Carolina Beach killed himself
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 08/23/2013 - 4:12pm.

videoPolice say a man found dead at Carolina Beach likely killed himself. Investigators are working to identify the man, who they say turtle patrol found dead in the surf on Carolina Beach early Friday morning.

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Dozens hurt, 1 critical in National Guard bus crash in Iredell Co.
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/23/2013 - 3:41pm.

A bus carrying National Guardsmen has overturned in Iredell County Friday afternoon, officials said. The accident happened on Highway 150/152, just east of Mooresville.

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