Photo: Jodi Seymour runs the Cape Fear Raptor Center
3 days ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Raptor Rescuer

Some animals can't exactly go to the vet. But they can go to our Extraordinary Person of the Week who runs the Cape Fear Raptor Center.
Leland's Frank Herzog describes his 25 years of being the voice of the Washington Redskins. Photo John Rendleman/WWAY
1 week ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Voice of the Washington Redskins; Leland’s Frank Herzog

Leland resident Frank Herzog was the voice of the Washington Redskins for 25 years. If you're a Redskins fan you probably remember hearing Herzog on the radio. In fact he did play-by-play at three Super Bowls.
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2 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Disappearing Church

The Cape Fear is rich with history. There are beautiful people from yesteryear who we read and talk about and beautiful structures galore that we can explore. Some of it is right in front of us, some of it you stumble upon and that's just what happened to our Extraordinary Person of the Week.
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3 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Color Keeper

A young man in Wilmington is intrigued by cemeteries. Specifically, Oakdale Cemetery. He's not alone. But it is what he is doing all year long that caught our attention. Tab Taylor is keeping a piece of history alive. And it all started with a book.
Photo: Alexandra Deets, of Wilmington, jumping out of a Chinook helicopter
1 month ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Port City Parachuter

First time Daniel Seamans skydived, he landed in the middle of a corn field up to his ears in stalks. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is a little more talented on the touchdowns.
Sabra Wright
1 month ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Community Connector

Educators are wonderful, dedicated folks. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is used to be a teacher, but she is most definitely still a leader in, and out, of the classroom.
Photo: Oakdale Cemetery
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Comforting Life after Death

Wilmington is known as a very historical city. Many the structures and infrastructures are quite old, we know that. But did you know that many of the great minds behind them rest here. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is taking care of their history and comforting life after death.
Gustavo Gasca
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Journey to a Perfect Smile

The son of a migrant worker would decide he didn't want to go to school anymore. The father would make him work full time in the fields with him, instead. About three days later the boy was back in school. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is on 'A Journey to the Perfect Smile'.
Photo: The balls used in Pachinko games at Pachinko World
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Prince of Pachinko

The first Pachinko Parlor in the United States was in Carolina Beach many, many moon ago. And it just so happens that our Extraordinary Person of the Week, Leo Daniels, worked there.
Jake Shepherd and his B-17 crew of "Bottle Baby".
3 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Great ‘Jake’ Generation

Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is one of those remarkable people who fought for our lives. He resides in Leland now, but back in 1945, Jake Shepherd's home was in the skies above.