A local neighborhood looks to brighten up Christmas Eve
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Fri, 12/24/2010 - 10:09pm.

video The night is bright in a Brunswick County neighborhood this Christmas Eve. The residents of Highland Shores may have different plans for the holidays, but on Christmas Eve they all have one thing in common.

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Shoppers take advantage of last minute shopping deals
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Fri, 12/24/2010 - 10:03pm.

Independence Mall in Wilmington was hustling and bustiling on Christmas Eve day. Shoppers say the last minute shopping puts them in the holiday spirit.

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Chick-fil-A lights up Wilmington
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Thu, 12/23/2010 - 10:15pm.

video A local establishment is lighting up the holidays for their customers and residents of Wilmington. The chicken restaurant say it's not Christmas without the decorations.

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Holiday travel across Carolinas up from last year
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/23/2010 - 8:14pm.

There should be more travelers on the road and in the skies across the Carolinas this weekend, despite rising gas prices and the threat of winter weather.

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Crunch time for last-minute shoppers
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 12/23/2010 - 6:03pm.

video There are only two days before Christmas, and it's getting to be crunch time for those last-minute shoppers.

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ONLY ON 3: OIB store manager's generosity served up for all to share
Submitted by Asha Dave on Wed, 12/22/2010 - 3:46pm.

video Sometimes simple things can be so much more. One humble woman has turned a gas station into a second home for many in Ocean Isle Beach.

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Toys for Tots spreads cheer to thousands of children
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/22/2010 - 11:08am.

There was plenty of holiday cheer shared in this year's Toys for Tots donations. Organizers in New Hanover County says they received 17,245 toys, 1,054 books and 102 bicycles for needy kids.

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Enchanted Airlie sets attendance record
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/22/2010 - 11:03am.

Despite some rainy weekends the last month, the holidays have been record-setting for Airlie Gardens. The New Hanover County-owned gardens set an attendance record for its annual Enchanted Airlie holiday light show.

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WPD hosts annual Santa Cop event
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 12/21/2010 - 4:36pm.

The children selected for Santa Cop were referred by area schools. Many of them suffered a family tragedy in the past year.

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Christmas tree recycling starts Sunday
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/21/2010 - 4:05pm.

New Hanover County will begin collecting your gently used Christmas Trees on Sunday. Residents are encouraged to recycle their once-live trees into mulch to help keep parks and school grounds green.

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