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Holidays

Expert advice for your Black Friday shopping

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videoAs we celebrate today as a day to give thanks, some will be giving thanks for great deals. But how do you know where to find the best deals without having to pitch a tent and wait all week? We asked the senior editor of Consumer Reports Jim Willcox for some expert advice Full story...
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Small NC retailers seeking shoppers on Saturday

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A Forsyth County goat dairy, a Winston-Salem book publisher and a Charlotte lawn sign company are among the North Carolina companies holding special events or offering unexpected discounts to draw shoppers on Small Business Saturday. Full story...
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Happy Thanksgiving from WWAY NewsChannel 3

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Turkey and pumpkin pie. Family and friends. Health and happiness. There's a lot to be thankful for on Thanksgiving. At WWAY NewsChannel 3, we're thankful for the newsmakers and the news viewers of the Cape Fear. Full story...
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Travelers deal with rain and snow on the way to the Cape Fear

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videoThe storm that swept across the country this week caused quite a mess for people who flew or drove to get to family. While weather wasn't too bad Wednesday in the Cape Fear, it wasn't easy for some people to get here to celebrate Thanksgiving. Full story...
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Randy to the Rescue: Fixing those unsightly electrical cords

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video It's an everyday problem that gets much, much worse during the holidays. Who hasn't had a tussle with some dangling electrical cords that cause and unsightly mess? Of course, Randy Aldridge has a solution for you. Full story...
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Happy Thanksgivukkah: Rare calendar quirk causes holiday overlap

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videoHappy Thanksgivukkah! A rare calendar quirk causes an overlap that hasn't happened since 1888, and won't happen again for another 70,000 years. Full story...
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Black Friday offers special deal for music lovers

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videoRecord Store Day may be a hidden gem among the Black Friday doorbusters, but you won't find it at those big box stores. Smaller shops like Gravity Records on Castle Street in Wilmington will feature limited edition music that will only be on the shelves Friday. Full story...
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Biggest StarNews of the year arrives tomorrow

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videoThe biggest newspaper of the year hits your doorstep and newstands around the Cape Fear. The StarNews Thanksgiving Day edition features coupons and catalogs to help with the busy holiday shopping season that officially kicks off tomorrow. Full story...
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NC troopers to patrol I-40 during holiday

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Motorists using Interstate 40 will see a significant presence from the NC Highway Patrol during the Thanksgiving holiday. The patrol is joining its counterparts across the nation in a campaign focused solely on I-40. Full story...
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CATCHING UP WITH KELLY: Merewif Jewelry

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video Living by the coast has its effect on lifestyles, hobbies and fashion. One local designer crafts her jewelry into treasures, all in the name of nature. Kelly Oliver shows us in this week's Catching up with Kelly. Full story...
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Big Gals say narrow focus a key for small biz to compete

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videoSmall Business Saturday is a chance for local stores to go up against the big box stores that get packed on Black Friday. We swung by Big Gals Boutique on S. Kerr Ave. in Wilmington to see how they are preparing for the holiday shopping season. Full story...
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Forget Black Friday, as Brown Thursday nears

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videoThe early bird gets the worm, but perhaps misses the whole turkey. Some stores are opening their doors before the table is even set this Thanksgiving. The earlier stores are opening, the more people are asking when is enough, enough. Full story...
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Seat belt enforcement paying off for one area county

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video Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies across the state are targeting speeders and aggressive drivers this holiday. Officers are also focusing on increasing seat belt use during the busy holiday weekend and beyond. Full story...
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Elon Poll: Thankful for family & health, N.C. residents down on economy & retail spending

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With the approach of Thanksgiving and “Black Friday,” a third of North Carolinians say they plan to spend less money on gifts this holiday season than in previous years with just 20 percent planning to spend more, according to the latest Elon University Poll. Full story...
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Wreaths Across America honors fallen soldiers in Wilmington

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video Organization is still thousands of wreaths short in their goal to memorialize 5,000 fallen soldiers in the Wilmington National Cemetery. Full story...
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