Rick Hairston, CEO/President of Canines for Service
2 days ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: 20 Years of Tailwaggin’

20 years ago a man would pack his bags and move from the west coast to the east coast in hopes of helping train service dogs. 20 years later and a lot of ups and downs in between, our Extraordinary Person of the Week is celebrating a milestone.
Photo: Major Richard Watts
2 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Major Salvation

It's known for angel trees, giving shelter, food, life skill's programs and countless other services. Right there leading the way and inspiring people who are in need of direction is Major Richard Watts, our Extraordinary Person of the Week.
Thomas family
4 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: A Family of Hope

Raising a family is extraordinary in itself for a mother and father, but this week, our Extraordinary Person of the Week is actually an entire family. A family of 11 here in the Cape Fear...a family of hope.
Credit: Amy K. Nelson
1 month ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Writing ‘Outside the Lines’

An investigative sports writer for ESPN calls Wilmington home. He stumbled upon the Cape Fear while on assignment for the network and decided that he didn't want to leave.
Bob Moulton has donated about 3000 instruments and $50,000 to schools
1 month ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Band Geek

Music is a universal language. Instruments teach something that makes people shine inside and out. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week goes above and beyond to make sure kids get the tools to speak that language.
Dorothy PapaDakos set to perform at St. Paul's on 10-14-16
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Phantom of the Port City

There is something very scary inside Saint Paul's Episcopal Church. It's where we find our Extraordinary Person of the Week!
Cape Fear Parrot Sanctuary
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Polly gets a Sanctuary

Parrots are beautiful birds and a lot of people have them as pets. Unfortunately, a lot of times they don't make the best pets. Enter our Extraordinary person of the Week.
shewill
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The GLOWing Journey of Judy: Part 2

Fate can be magical. Take Judy Girard, who's retired in New Hanover County. Here's Part 2 of the GLOWing Journey of Judy.
Pat Summitt and Judy Girard, our Extraordinary Person of the Week
3 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The GLOWing Journey of Judy

A lot of folks move to our area to retire and then end up giving back in major ways to the community. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is a textbook example.
tanyatable
3 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Beginning with the End

Tanya Fermin is using a conversation at the dinner table to help us all start a conversation with our own loved ones. It's a tough topic, beginning with the end, but her story is one that affects us all.