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Archive - 2013

BY GEORGE: The Arctic Ocean ice melt accelerating

Even more evidence is in, and it’s solid science, from numerous agencies, and from all political persuasions.  The Arctic Ocean expansive ice shield is shrinking, and shrinking extremely

WWAY's Friday night sports - August 23

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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. Full story...
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Brunswick County deputy arrested, fired for prostitution

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videoA deputy with the Brunswick County Sheriff's office has been arrested. Full story...
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Downtown Sundown Concert features Katy Perry Tribute Band

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videoAt the Downtown Sundown Concert Friday night, people of all ages, and many tweens enjoyed the sounds of Katy Perry, Pink and Adele. Full story...
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House hit by lightning, fire crew on scene

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A house was struck by lightning and caught fire on Pitch Pine Court. Full story...
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Back Door Kitchen Tour Art Unveiling

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videoThe residents of Old Wilmington unveiled the featured artwork for the 8th annual Back Door Kitchen Tour that's coming in October. Full story...
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Goolsby: Local government, not state, to blame for low education spending

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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. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Man found dead at Carolina Beach killed himself

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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. Full story...
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Dozens hurt, 1 critical in National Guard bus crash in Iredell Co.

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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. Full story...
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NC governor clears out remaining pending bills

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Gov. Pat McCrory has signed the remaining bills on his desk from the General Assembly's recent session except for one he plans to let become law without his signature. Full story...
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DA: Officers were justified in June checkpoint shooting

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videoBrunswick County's district attorney says officers were justified in using lethal force when they shot at a vehicle that tried to leave a DWI checkpoint in Leland in June. Full story...
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Mail Room continues tradition of free copies for teachers

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videoWith the school year about to start teachers need a lot of papers to be copied. Budget cuts often limit the number of prints they can make at school. So the Mail Room in Long Leaf Mall is stepping up to the plate by helping teachers with free copies. Full story...
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NC judge OKs Charlotte gang crackdown with new law

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A Mecklenburg County judge is the first to use a North Carolina law that forbids members of a street gang from having any contact with each other. Full story...
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16 dolphins wash ashore on Outer Banks in a week

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Scientists along the North Carolina Outer Banks say at least 16 dolphins have washed up on the shores from Corolla to Avon in the last week. Full story...
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Police wait for suspect in bike death, arson to get out of hospital

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videoPolice have warrants for Christina Maria Marcotte, 59, of Wilmington. Marcotte was admitted to New Hanover Regional Medical Center yesterday after being involved in a traffic a fatality around noon. Full story...
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