4 days ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: TaeKwon Jack

Achieving your black belt is no easy task in the world of martial arts. It takes determination. We found a man, 81 years young, whose determination led to him finally getting that black belt 50 years after he first started the journey.
2 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Change Agent

The youth are our future, we know that. It's also no secret that far too many kids don't get the inspiration they need to see how wonderful their future can be. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is Suprena Hickman who is helping girls grow into confident women.
3 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Support the Port ‘Lift’

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is a grand gateway into the Port City. It supports a lot of people every day. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week knows all about support, too!
4 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Storyteller

Storytelling can be found in almost everywhere you look. It can be in person, in books, on tv and the big screen.
1 month ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Paw Prince

Running an animal shelter is tough. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week inherited even tougher conditions at a shelter that was the center of some controversy at the time.
1 month ago
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Wilmington mother teams up with Disney Parks to help plan vacations

A former Extraordinary Person of the Week is now a member of the Disney Parks team!
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Family of the Year

We begin 2017 honoring a Family of the Year for 2016. They are from New Hanover County and they are knocking down all the pins when it comes to helping the community.
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: 2016 Year in Review

Every week WWAY features someone in the community who is doing extraordinary things. It's been an up and down year in the headlines, but one guarantee is that you'll find positive stories in the Extraordinary Person of the Week series.
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Sea Mercy Mission

A massive journey is about to take place and it begins in Carolina Beach. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is a couple who are about to depart on a life saving mission to Haiti and some remote islands around the world.
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The High Notes

It has long been said that music is the one place where you can both lose and find yourself at the same time. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is hitting all those high notes.