Christmas Trees
Spreading holiday cheer from limb to limb
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 11/30/2014 - 6:31pm.

videoThis year many folks are going local when it comes to their Christmas tree.

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Christmas trees big business in NC mountains
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 11/27/2014 - 10:47pm.

Christmas trees grown in North Carolina are already well on their way to stores and tree stands across the country. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that North Carolina ranks second in the nation behind Oregon in Christmas tree production. Federal statistics say the state supplies about 4 million trees worth about $1 billion.

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NC officials say 2013 Christmas tree crop top-rate
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 9:19am.

Some Christmas tree growers have already opened for business in North Carolina, and agriculture officials say consumers will be picking from one of the best crops in recent years.

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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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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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Christmas tree recycling underway
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/26/2012 - 4:10pm.

video The holidays are winding down, and Christmas tree recycling is underway in New Hanover County and other communities around our area.

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People lit up over calling Christmas tree 'holiday tree'
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 10:15pm.

video There is a big beautiful tree downtown just across from the federal courthouse, but what is it? When we ran a story about the lighting of the city's holiday tree, it lit up our web site with comments.

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Christmas tree charity hit by thieves
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sun, 11/25/2012 - 5:15pm.

video The Christmas tree is a huge part of many families' holiday celebrations but to what lengths would you go to get one?

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Christmas tree recycling starts Monday
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/23/2011 - 8:20am.

Recycling used Christmas trees will begin the day after the holiday for New Hanover County residents. The New Hanover County Environmental Management Department asks residents living outside city limits to take their trees to one of three locations this year.

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Christmas tree sales affected by the economy
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Sun, 12/18/2011 - 9:13pm.

videoFinances are putting a damper on Christmas tree sales. At least, that's what some Christmas tree lots are reporting this season.

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