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4th of July
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.
About a week after the senate passed the 2012 farm bill in a 64-35 vote, Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) stopped by the WWAY studio to explain how the bill will impact North Carolinians. She spoke with "Good Morning Carolina" anchor Ashley Jacobs this morning about that and more.
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Independence Day came a day early for at the New Hanover County Senior Resource Center, where they held an Independence Day Celebration today to not only celebrate, but to honor those who gave it all. Full story...
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Masonboro Island is a popular destination on the 4th of July, but the increased population on the island during the holiday may cause some issues and even break some laws. Masonboro Island has seen upwards of 2,000 people on summer holidays like the 4th of July. Full story...
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State and local law enforcement are out in full force this summer hoping to keep impaired drivers from getting behind the wheel. Today kicked off "Booze It & Lose It: Operation Firecracker" campaign. Law enforcement has set up multiple check points across the state to keep impaired drivers off the road. Full story...
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The fireworks are set up for the Battleship Blast in Wilmington and ready to amaze tonight's 4th of July crowd. More than 2,000 fireworks are set up across the river in Battleship Park. Full story...
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We obviously all know the significance of the day, but what about the document that formed this nation and changed the world? If you've ever wondered what it was all about or always promised yourself you'd take a few minutes to read it, there's no more need for excuses. Here is your chance to read the Declaration of Independence, and on the 4th of July no less! Full story...
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As you wrap up your holiday weekend, did you take time to remember the meaning of Independence Day? With the help of some community leaders, WWAY shares the words that made America a free and independent nation 234 years ago. Full story...
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A lot of people say Masonboro Island is the place to be on the 4th of July, but sometimes the holiday fun can get out of hand. Full story...