Hawk Manor Falconry's birds of prey
6 days ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Master Falconer

Our Extraordinary Person of the Week uses birds for a variety of purposes. They are used for education, hunting, and even to deal with nuisance animals in a natural way. Nuisance animals and over-population that can bring down airplanes. Chip Gentry is a Master Falconer who has quite the wild life as we found out in Shallotte.
Study shows Brain Games could cut risk of dementia by almost 50 percent
2 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Brain Game Benefit

Memory loss and diseases like Alzheimers are all heartbreaking. Enter our Extraordinary Person of the Week who has brain games that researchers say could help reduce the risk.
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3 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Breaking Down Barriers

State statistics show that in the 2014-2015 school year, more than 11 thousand students dropped out of school in North Carolina. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is trying to lower that number.
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Spc. Sidbury during the Eastern Accord 2016 exercise in Tanzania
4 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Keeping Peace Connected

Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is from Wilmington but our interview is from about 77 hundred miles away where he just wrapped up Eastern Accord 2016.
George Allen, retiring from 52 years of working at WWAY
1 month ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Man of Many Hats

The man who has been with WWAY from the beginning is successfully riding off into the sunset. As he officially retires, it only makes sense that he be our Extraordinary Person of the Week.
Photo: Jodi Seymour runs the Cape Fear Raptor Center
1 month 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
2 months 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 months 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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2 months 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
2 months 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.