Brad Lademann works with Communities in Schools to help provide a father figure for kids who need one.
EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Mr. Brad the fill-in dad
Being a father is a year-round job. Unfortunately, not everyone gets a dad to help them grow. Enter our Extraordinary Person of the Week. Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:14pm
Community Health and Safety Expo
One stop shop for health and safety education
The Community Health and Safety Expo was held on Saturday in the CFCC Schwartz Center in Downtown Wilmington. Sat, 06/27/2015 - 2:52pm
Juneteenth festivities celebrate 150 years of freedom
Folks met at the Martin Luther King Center on S. 8th St. today to celebrate Juneteenth or National Freedom Day. Juneteenth celebrates the abolition of slavery in the US in 1865. Sat, 06/20/2015 - 3:53pm
Surf City helps ‘make a wish’ for a Colorado family
All they wanted was for Natalie to feel the sand between her toes one last time. "Doctors told us she would not be here at 10 and she's almost 12," Garcia said. Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:27pm
St. Mark Episcopal Church holds prayer vigil for Charleston after mass shooting
A church in Wilmington is showing its support for the Charleston community affected by a fatal shooting at a church this week. Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:10pm
Church gives thousands of pounds of food away
A Wilmington church is making a difference in the community by giving away thousands of pounds of food to people who need it. Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:04pm
dog and cat
Free rabies clinic offered Saturday
If you need help keeping your pets safe from rabies, there's a free clinic tomorrow. Fri, 06/19/2015 - 3:06pm
Historical Market dedicated in Wilmington to commemorate the Battle of Forks Road.
Key Civil War battle gets Wilmington Historical Marker
Today is known as Juneteenth, a commemoration of the emancipation of African-American slaves. On this day, The City of Wilmington Commission of African American History honored those who fought in the Battle Forks Road with a historical marker. Fri, 06/19/2015 - 2:13pm volunteers pass out trash bags to visitors partying at Masonboro Island.
Group seeks volunteers for Masonboro Island 4th of July cleanup
For the sixth year in a row, a group of people will head to a popular party spot on 4th of July not celebrate, but to help clean up the mess of other revelers. Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:07pm
Marcus Lacewell has overcome the challenges of physical disability to open his own business Smart Smoothie in Wilmington.
EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: 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. Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:02pm