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Extraordinary People

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Historical Hands on Deck!

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videoIn 1988, a woman would apply for a job aboard the USS North Carolina Battleship. She didn't get it. Then the job reopened. She got it this go around! Now she is a key player in using her creativity to bring the life of Battleship North Carolina to life. What we have are historical hands on deck! Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Underdog's Angel

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videoSome animals are simply easier to adopt at an animal shelter. Certain breeds, certain colors, the way they wag their tail...you may be amazed on what can cause a dog or cat to be passed over time and time again. Jill Jones knows this, so she targets the underdog(or cat). Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The RIGHT Hook

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videoIt has been long said, in some way shape or form, that an idle mind is a devil's playground. You're about to meet Lyle and Deryll. They are a one-two punch in Wilmington. But their reach? Let's just say they have the RIGHT hook! Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Dancing with a Star

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videoYou're about to meet a woman who moved away as a young girl to attend a school of dance. She wouldn't have had to move if such a school was available near her community. So, years later after becoming an engineer, she decided risk it all. She quit the engineering gig and laced up her shoes again....non-profit style. Tonight, we're 'Dancing with a Star'. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Presidential 'Detail'

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videoIt's time to get extraordinary, my friends. You're about to meet a Brunswick County man who went to California to attend a special detailing school and ended up on Presidential Detail. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Girl Power!

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videoIt's all about Girl Power in this week's Extraordinary Person of the Week. Not one, but five girls with one sweet mission. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Turning mold into a gold-en idea

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videoHere in the south, we all know humidity can wreak havoc in many, many ways. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week developed a new way keep indoor humidity from creating mold. Set it and forget it! He turned mold into a gold-en idea. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Surgical Student

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videoThe new school year is slowly but surely getting closer and this week's Extraordinary Person of the Week already has big plans. She's headed to DC and going to meet nobel peace prize winners. She is one day going to be saving lives. Her name is Savannah Rea and this future surgical student is extraordinary. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Captain of Coffee Tables

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videoThe 'Captain of Coffee Tables' is in the spotlight as our Extraordinary Person of the Week. His latest venture is a fresh take on the Fort Fisher Hermit. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Medal of Awesome

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videoThe Department of Veteran Affairs estimates at least 22 veterans commit suicide a day. One is too much. 22 is a reality. This documentary tells the story of three critically injured warriors and their highs, lows, and once again highs as they continue to be still in the fight. Their story was funded by a Wilmington man. The way he sprung into action....is 'Extraordinary'. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The 2nd Grade Sidekick

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videoThis week's Extraordinary Person of the Week is someone I call the '2nd Grade Sidekick'. Myra Hand chooses to help her close friend inside the classroom instead of sitting at home. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Purple Hearted Hero

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videoThis week's Extraordinary Person of the Week is the Purple Hearted Hero. Marine Sergeant John Moulder retired this year and wants to give back to the community. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Volunteer Extraordinaire

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videoVolunteers are a lifeline for so many organizations. The folks at the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce tipped us off to someone who goes above and beyond what one may consider...volunteering. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Our Pal, the Gator Gal

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videoOur Extraordinary Person of the Week is one who walks with the wild. Julie Johnson is an Aquarist. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The voice on the other end of the line

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videoThis week's Extraordinary Person of the Week is a voice on the other end of the line. Roscoe Harris is a New Hanover County Public Safety Telecommunicator. Full story...
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