Holidays

Nine flu deaths reported in NC during Christmas week
State health officials say at least nine people died from influenza in North Carolina during the week of Christmas. Hospitals reported that more than 950 patients in North Carolina tested positive for flu. Tue, 01/06/2015 - 1:22pm
Island of Lights New Year’s Countdown at Kure Beach
Hundreds of people gathered to ring in the New Year at Kure Beach's Island of Lights New Year's Countdown Wednesday night. Thu, 01/01/2015 - 4:29am
Watch the ball drop at Kure Beach
Start the new year with a bang on Pleasure Island, as Kure Beach lights up the sky. Wed, 12/31/2014 - 1:13pm
Juice toast, glittery slime, and confetti toss to ring in 2015
Looking for something to do with the kids either today or tomorrow to celebrate the new year? Wed, 12/31/2014 - 12:18pm
Cheers to 2015 with creative, festive flair
It’s time to ring in the New Year, so why not do it with some tasty and festive treats? Mon, 12/29/2014 - 1:38pm
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After Christmas is a big time for donations
The holidays are a time when many people think about giving back and spreading goodwill. Organizations like the Salvation Army get huge amounts of donations just after Christmas each year, but Cape Fear Region Commanding Officer Maj. Richard Watts says it's important to remember there is need all year round. Sun, 12/28/2014 - 5:43pm
Christmas tree recycling underway
You can get rid of your Christmas for free if you live in New Hanover County. There are three locations to drop off your tree for recycling. Fri, 12/26/2014 - 9:09pm
Movie theaters packed on Christmas Day
Christmas is not only big for family get togethers at home, it's also a huge day at the box office. Fri, 12/26/2014 - 4:39am
Restaurant helps feed the needy in Wilmington
For the first year of what might become an annual tradition, the Low Tide Pub in Wilmington cooked up a hot Christmas meal for their customers. The food was all free to those in need. Fri, 12/26/2014 - 4:16am
Christmas tree recycling starts Friday in New Hanover County
With Christmas winding down, you may be wondering what to do with your Christmas tree. In New Hanover County, there are several places where you can recycle it. Thu, 12/25/2014 - 11:21pm