Christmas trees light up in Downtown Wilmington and at Mayfaire
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 10:12pm.

videoThe countdown is complete, the lights are lit! Hundreds of kids of all ages showed up to the 4th annual Holiday Tree Lighting in downtown Wilmington Friday night.

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Christmas tree lots open and ready for business in Cape Fear
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 11/28/2013 - 10:32pm.

videoChristmas time is upon us now that Thanksgiving is nearly over. For many people, that starts with buying a tree. At the Optimist Club's tree lot at the Kmart in Wilmington on Thursday, volunteers said they had a few families come by and sold about 10 trees. They said the sales really pick up in the two days after Thanksgiving.

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Scholar discusses mystery of Star of Bethlehem
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 11/20/2013 - 4:46pm.

video The Gospel of Matthew claims a mysterious star appeared at the birth of Jesus. Tonight at UNCW, a scholar is trying to explain the mystery of the Star of Bethlehem.

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Bulkhead work forces move of Wilmington Christmas tree
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 11/20/2013 - 3:33pm.

videoIn downtown Wilmington, the city Christmas tree is in a new location this year. Instead of its traditional home in Riverfront Park, it is across the street in the open lot at the corner of Princess and Water streets.

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Twin brothers arrested in connection to Christmas day murder
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 01/06/2013 - 8:50pm.

video The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says two men have been arrested in connection to a Christmas day murder. Napolean Cooper and his twin brother Lapoleon Cooper were arrested for the murder of Gilberto Segovia.

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Downtown shops report successful Christmas
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/26/2012 - 8:53pm.

videoThe holidays are winding down, but local businesses are still hoping to get some revenue from holiday shoppers, but many say they've already had a Merry Christmas.

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ONLY ON 3: Mother of fallen soldier remembers son on Christmas
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 12/25/2012 - 11:50pm.

videoChristmas is a time to celebrate and count your blessings, but this holiday season has been especially tough for the Butler family. Army Sgt. T.J. Butler was killed in action in October by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan. Now, his family is trying to figure out how to celebrate Christmas while remembering their own angel.

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Wilmington police captain makes working the holiday easier
Submitted by Matt Ray on Tue, 12/25/2012 - 9:52pm.

While many of us are home enjoying our families, police officers are still out keeping the streets safe. One captain with the Wilmington Police Department made working on the holiday a little easier.

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Merry Christmas from WWAY NewsChannel 3
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/25/2012 - 12:00am.

As another year comes to a close, we thank all of you who have turned to WWAY NewsChannel 3 for your source of WAY more local news that matters to you.

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USCG recruit from Wilmington gets special Christmas in NJ
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 12/24/2012 - 4:25pm.

videoTyler Marine is working his way through training in Cape May, NJ, but he says his family, the community and his fellow recruits are all coming together to make this Christmas away from home special.

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