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Barber shop gets free renovations, now paying it forward
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sat, 12/20/2014 - 11:12am.

video Bigg Redd's Barber Shop on the corner of 4th and Brunswick streets in downtown Wilmington recently received free renovations from Coastal Construction Company, now they are paying it forward by giving children under 12 free hair cuts Saturday.

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Bell ringing is a family tradition
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:38pm.

videoYou might not expect to see kids ringing the red kettle bell for the Salvation Army, but this is the fourth year that Harrison Yourkiewicz and his grandmother Marsha Yourkiewicz have done that at the AC Moore on South College Road Wilmington.

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Two bodies found after Carolina Beach fires; suspect charged with attempted burglary
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sun, 12/07/2014 - 11:44am.

video Officials say after three fires overnight in Carolina Beach there is a person in custody for the incident. 22-year-old Marshall Hudson Doran is currently charged with 1st degree burglary of the residence 611 Carolina Beach Avenue South.

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Wrightsville Beach Flotilla filled the waterway Saturday night
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sat, 11/29/2014 - 8:11pm.

videoWrightsville Beach hosted the 31st Flotilla weekend kicking off event Friday with launch party. The flotilla attracts an estimated 50,000 people to Wrightsville Beach annually.

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Brewing industry boom sparks a new business idea
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:47pm.

video Breweries have been growing over the last few years all over the Wilmington area, but one new business will be able to connect all the dots. A tour that will take you behind the scenes of the brewing industry here in the Port City. You start and end this 4 hour tour in downtown Wilmington

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DANCE FOR LIFE: Team Victoria and Daniel
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Mon, 11/17/2014 - 9:12pm.

video Our own Daniel Seamans is competing in the November 22nd "Dance for Life" during the Women of Hope Diamonds and Champagne Hope Ball. A vote for Team Victoria and Daniel will in turn benefit Women of Hope's mission to support women with cancer and their families. Here's a sneak peek at what's in store!

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'Tis the Season: Pleasure Island Shopping Spree is this weekend
Submitted by Randy Aldridge on Mon, 11/17/2014 - 7:18am.

video'Tis the season to start your holiday shopping! This weekend the Pleasure Island Shopping Spree brings you deals at shops all over the island with the added bonus of the chance to win prizes. Stores open at 10 a.m. Saturday and the event wraps up with a Raffle Party Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott on the ocean at Carolina Beach.

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UNCW Skim Club hosts a contest in Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sun, 11/16/2014 - 10:16pm.

video The UNCW Skim Club held a skimboarding contest today free and opened to all ages down at the south end of Wrightsville Beach.

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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: "Relive Your Dream"
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Wed, 11/12/2014 - 9:14pm.

videoLet's face it, the older we get the harder it can get to be as active as we were in the younger years. This week's Extraordinary Person of the Week doesn't live by those standards. Matter of fact, at the age of 80, Dick Secondo is running circles around some folks half his age. He wants others here in the Cape Fear to realize that age doesn't have to be a number!

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Happening this Weekend: JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes
Submitted by Randy Aldridge on Mon, 11/10/2014 - 8:11am.

videoHappening this weekend is the annual JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes at Mayfaire in Wilmington. The event brings people from all over the area to raise awareness and money for research. This year you can walk a 1 mile or 5K route, enjoy a kids corner, live music and a lunch of BBQ and hot dogs.

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