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Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:38pm.READ MORE:
Organizers have canceled events for the NC 4th of July Festival today in Southport due to the impact of Hurricane Arthur. They hope to continue the festival on schedule tomorrow. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 08/08/2012 - 8:59pm.READ MORE:
An anxious crowd waited for the chance to catch a glimpse of some of their favorite stars Wednesday in Southport. After close to an hour, "Safe Haven" stars Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough, along with writer Nicholas Sparks, finally arrived. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/04/2012 - 4:20pm.READ MORE:
Southport is famous for its Independence Day celebration. The North Carolina 4th of July Festival traces its origins back to the late 1700s, and it is thought to be one of the oldest celebrations of its kind in the Tar Heel State. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 10:41pm.READ MORE:
There's plenty of fun to be had across the Cape Fear in honor of the 236th birthday of our country's independence on the 4th of July. Full story...
Southport certainly takes Independence Day seriously, hosting the annual North Carolina 4th of July Festival. Southport native and WWAY design guru Randy Aldridge stopped by the festival to check out what the local artists have to offer this year.
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 5:32pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 07/04/2011 - 4:28pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 07/04/2011 - 9:02am.READ MORE:
The national 9/11 flag was severely damaged in the collapse of the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Due to the efforts of Joan and Dick Stewart of St. James who lost their son on 9/11, the flag is making its only stop in North Carolina in Southport this holiday. Full story...
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 07/03/2011 - 10:45pm.READ MORE:
The week leading up to America's birthday saw more than 24,000 immigrants become United States citizens across the globe. More than 150 candidates took their oath of allegiance Sunday afternoon in Southport. Full story...
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 06/27/2011 - 4:02pm.READ MORE:
When you think of 4th of July, most likely the first thing that pops in your mind is fireworks. But with dry conditions and wildfires across the area, a lot of people are worried the big fireworks shows across the Cape Fear may be canceled. Full story...
Submitted by Courtney Brooks on Mon, 07/05/2010 - 3:36pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Meghan Torjussen on Mon, 07/05/2010 - 3:31pm.READ MORE:
Southport had its fair share of visitors today. The parade for the annual North Carolina 4th of July Festival brought people from different parts of the state and country to celebrate America's birthday. Full story...
Submitted by Meghan Torjussen on Thu, 07/01/2010 - 4:57pm.READ MORE:
Southport is already busy with visitors in town for the holiday weekend. The symbol of our freedom translates to dollar signs for local businesses. Full story...