Harold Garrish in 2015, celebrating his 97th birthday
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The 98 year young Harold Garrish

Wilmington is home to a Pearl Harbor survivor. He's no stranger to the WWAY airwaves as we've followed his wonderful spirit on the dance floor and in the air.
Tyler Simkus Smither (Photo: New Hanover County Jail)
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Search warrant reveals youth pastor sent nude photos to 11-year-old in Florida

A mother in Florida traced nude photos found on her son's phone to a youth pastor in New Hanover County.
Titus Lee (Photo: Wilmington Police Dept.)
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Validated gang member wanted for rape, kidnapping, robbery arrested

Wilmington Police say a man wanted for kidnapping, rape and armed robbery in connection with a Nov. 22 incident on Litchfield Way is in custody.
Police on scene of Love Alley shooting (Photo: Hannah DelaCourt/StarNews)
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Two men shot in Wilmington, police investigating

Wilmington police are investigating a shooting that sent two men to the hospital.
Carson McCorkle looks for an open teammate on December 7, 2016. (Photo: Rodney Williams)
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Broughton boys nip Hoggard; Viking girls remain undefeated

Wednesday's showdown between Hoggard and Broughton may end up being one of the best of the year. Broughton snuck out of town with a win. The Hoggard girls basketball team won rather easily.
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Authorities: 10 NC men face federal dog-fighting charges

Federal authorities say 10 North Carolina men face charges involving dog fights in Onslow County in which as much as $100,000 was bet on a single match.
Kuechly the penguin wishes Luke Kuechly and the rest of the Carolina Panthers good luck at Super Bowl 50! #KeepPounding (Photo: Greensboro Science Center/YouTube)
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Panthers LB Kuechly returns to practice, status uncertain

Carolina anthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly has returned to the practice field.
Dabo Swinney (Photo: ESPN)
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Clemson’s Dabo Swinney to speak at Wilmington FCA banquet

Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney will be the guest speaker at a fundraising banquet in Wilmington.
Pearl Harbor survivor (WWAY: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)
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Pearl Harbor survivor among those at Wilmington ceremony

Today marks 75 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor, a devastating day that launched the United States into the most historic war to date.
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11 hours ago
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Horse owner speaks out after concerns raised over health of animals

A horse owner in Brunswick County is speaking out tonight after comments made on social media brought the treatment of her animals into question.
Counterfeit money suspects (Photo: Leland Police Dept.)
11 hours ago
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Suspects distribute counterfeit bills

Leland Police are requesting assistance from the public to identify the male suspects pictured above.
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12 hours ago
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Whiteville Police officer suspended, SBI investigating

The Whiteville Police Department has suspended an officer, according to a spokesman.