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MLK march celebrates equality and unity

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video Folks in Southport say it's never too early to celebrate the many accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "We honor a great American," says Ivory Parker. "We honor a great person." Full story...
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Senator Goolsby challenges you to Step Up For Soldiers

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"The Step Up For Soldiers / Packages From Home" project we're co-sponsoring with The Big Talker FM wraps up Friday morning. Chad Adams will be live at the National Guard Armory on Carolina Beach Road from 6 am to 10 am. You can drop by there to make a donation or drop off items for our troops. The first $1,000 dollars donated will also be matched by incoming State Senator Tom Goolsby. Full story...
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Oktoberfest donates money to Cape Fear Literacy Council

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Fat Tony's Italian Pub recently donated $5,000 to the Cape Fear Literacy Council as a result of money raised by hosting the Wilmington Oktoberfest. The money raised will go directly toward programs at the Council that work with adults who need assistance in learning to read. Full story...
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Ninth annual Dophin Dip extravaganza in Surf City

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video Nearly one thousand people plunged into the Atlantic on New Years day during the ninth annual Dolphin Dip in Surf City. This is the first year the event benefited the Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity. Full story...
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WARM gesture for those out in the cold

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Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry or WARM is heating up the Cape Fear this winter. WARM helps low-income, elderly and disabled residents in the area rebuild their homes and make their quality of life more livable. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: OIB store manager's generosity served up for all to share

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video Sometimes simple things can be so much more. One humble woman has turned a gas station into a second home for many in Ocean Isle Beach. Full story...
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Verizon helps make holidays brighter for domestic violence victims

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Gift-giving season is in full swing, but some members of our community are more worried about their safety than the holidays. Employees at Wilmington's Verizon Wireless Call Center help victims of domestic violence each year by teaming up to buy presents for families in need. Full story...
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Step up for Soldiers looks for community support

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During the holidays they are thousands of miles from home fighting for our country. That's why Step up for Soldiers sends care packages to our troops overseas. And they need your help to do it. Full story...
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All aboard the Polar Express

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The holidays are here...and the Polar Express has arrived. Some children are getting into the spirit by getting into their PJ’s and heading down to the Railroad Museum to hear a reading of a Christmas classic. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. looks to expand Castle Hayne Park

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New Hanover County is getting ready to add a new public park. Full story...
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Turkey Bowl is a Turkey Day tradition

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What’s Turkey Day without a little football? The long-standing tradition, the Turkey Bowl, was played earlier today. Full story...
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Street Turkeys program aims to help feed needy on Thanksgiving

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Many of us are preparing for a Thanksgiving feast tomorrow, but there are people in our community who can't afford it. A men's group from Wrightsville Beach United Methodist Church is doing something about it. Full story...
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Feed the meter; change a life

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There are lots of parking meters downtown. But only a few take your pocket change to change the lives of others. Full story...
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Food banks try to help rising hunger problem

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The US Department of Agriculture says hunger across the country is at its highest point in 15 years with nearly 15 percent of the country's population struggling to feed their families. Full story...
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UNCW students help "Stop Hunger Now"

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107,000 mouths will be fed because 500 UNC Wilmington students volunteered their time on Saturday. Stop Hunger Now is an international hunger relief organization founded by Ray Buchanan, UNCW alum. Full story...
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