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JUST ADD HOPE: The Mail Room helps teachers stretch tight budgets

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video We often hear from viewers who want to see more coverage of the positive things going on in our community. In an effort to do that, we're showcasing The Mail Room, which is a Wilmington business all about giving back with what they have. Full story...
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Rotary partners with Williston Middle School to help students

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The Rotary Club held a luncheon today to kick off the Williston Legacy Project. Rotary is partnering with the school to provide technology and literacy programs to help students. Not only that, rotary will provide speakers, mentors, tutors and volunteers for school events and academic clubs. Full story...
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African American festival showcases area's heritage and culture

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It was a weekend of gospel singing, jazz music and eclectic exhibits.The third annual Southeastern North Carolina African American heritage festival was held in Wilmington. Full story...
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Protest held after sign outside of church tells gays to 'turn or burn'

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video An anti-gay sign outside of a Wilmington church resulted in a protest Sunday morning. The message, which had been up since last week instructed gays to 'turn or burn' Full story...
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Local mom working to make global difference

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video One mom right here in Wilmington is making a world of difference across the planet. And she is getting recognized by some pretty important people. Full story...
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Wilmington grocery store Carolina Farmin' grand opening Thursday

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A new grocery store in Wilmington that promises good 'ole down-home food is officially opening on Thursday. The farm fresh market, Carolina Farmin' is located at 2101 Market Street. Full story...
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Middle school student braves the heat to help Pender Co. Animal Shelter

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video You may recall back in December, we brought you the story of a special middle school student. In the frigid cold, then 12-year-old Ari Garsh, volunteered his time and money to collect pet food at a local Lowe's food store for the Pender County Animal Shelter. Today, we caught up with Ari, now 13, as he braved the dangerous heat for a cause he truly believes in. Full story...
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Cop Camp a chance for kids to bond with officers

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A week with police is a treat to 25 students in Wilmington this week. Wilmington Police officers donated their time to rising sixth graders for a week of fun activities at Cop Camp. Full story...
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JUST ADD HOPE: Carolina Canines

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video We often hear from viewers who want to see more coverage of positive things going on in our community. In an effort to do this, we are showcasing the people and groups doing good around our area and how you can get involved. The world can be changed if you "just add hope." Carolina Canines is an organization made up of volunteers who train service dogs for people around our area and around the country who are disabled or need therapy. Full story...
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JUST ADD HOPE: First Fruit Ministries

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video We often hear from viewers who want to see more coverage of positive things going on in our community. In an effort to do this, we are showcasing the people and groups doing good around our area and how you can get involved through a series of stories called "Just Add Hope." First Fruit Ministries in Wilmington helps feed the hungry and give the homeless shelter. But the charity is also giving the people it helps life skills to get them on their feet. Full story...
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Pro surfers give kids lesson in having fun

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Hurley and the Sweetwater Surf Shop sponsored a surf contest for about 80 local children. The "Rip My Shred Stick" tour is a travelling event. Our coast was its sixth stop. Full story...
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Wilmington photographer finds hope through American Flag in Joplin

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video Joplin, MO, is a small city that April’s storms put on the map as soon as they wiped it off. It was then that Wilmington photographer Amy McConnell grabbed her camera and hit the road to her hometown to capture the devastation. McConnell says she found one thing still standing amongst the rubble: the American flag. Full story...
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JUST ADD HOPE: Cape Fear Volunteer Center

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video We often hear from viewers who say we should do more positive news than the typical gloom and doom that fills newscasts and papers. While we do often cover positive stories, we're going to try to more consistently focus on some of the good things going on in our community and the people and groups doing them. WWAY's Asha Davé shows us how the world can be changed if you JUST ADD HOPE. Full story...
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Brunswick County teen named president of VFW Ladies Auxiliary

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video Sixteen-year-old Rose Seltzer was named President of the VFW Post #9408 in Leland. Full story...
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Local law enforcement unveil fallen officers memorial

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video On a cool, spring evening, heroes were remembered. Tonight, law enforcement, government leaders and members of the community honored those who paid the ultimate sacrifice, by unveiling a new memorial. Full story...
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