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Downtown businesses and residents say they "can't wait" for the new food market to open this summer. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
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FIRST ON 3: Downtown residents, businesses react to new market

Downtown businesses and residents say they "can't wait" for the new food market to open on North Front Street.
Nearly 100 volunteers came together to rebuild dunes in Carolina Beach with Christmas trees. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
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Volunteers build up dunes with Christmas trees

Nearly 100 volunteers came together Saturday morning to install Christmas trees along the shore to rebuild dunes in Carolina Beach.
Families try to solve a pretend crime scene investigation at the Cape Fear Museum. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
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Families try to solve ‘Mystery at the Museum’

'Mystery at the Museum' engages kids in science and problem solving through a pretend crime scene investigation.
Hundreds gathered Monday for a parade to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
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Hundreds honor Martin Luther King Jr. at annual Wilmington parade

Hundreds gathered today for a parade in Downtown Wilmington to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Junior.
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Community members unite to talk diversity and acceptance

Thursday night the MLK Committee and the YWCA Lower Cape Fear hosted their first Potluck for Peace: Recognizing and Respecting Differences.
Students filming "Change, a Virginia Williamson story"
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: A bully’s story

There is a Brunswick County teacher who focuses on physical health. Sometimes the class is in a gym, sometimes a room, and sometimes out on the street. Nick Westfall knows how to make a memory. And when it comes to teaching kids that being a bully just isn't acceptable, that memory becomes Extraordinary.
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UNCW holds community engagement forums

UNCW held two forums tonight to discuss university-community engagement.
Marcus Lacewell has overcome the challenges of physical disability to open his own business Smart Smoothie in Wilmington.
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY UPDATE: The Smooth-ie operator

When it comes to life's curve balls, some you swing at and get a base hit, others are a swing and a miss, and then some curve balls you knock out of the park. Marcus Lacewell is the definition of determination. The Wilmington man has been on quite the journey since going from "anything's possible" to a disabling "you gotta make it happen yourself." He's our Extraordinary Person of the Week.