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Memorial Day

Brunswick, New Hanover crashes among 16 traffic deaths during holiday weekend

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videoThe North Carolina Highway Patrol says at least 16 people died on highways across the state during Memorial Day weekend based on preliminary reports. That number includes a fatal accident each in Brunswick and New Hanover counties. Full story...
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SECU donates millions for Veteran's Memorial Walkway at Battleship

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video The State Employees' Credit Union announced a big donation that will soon make a Veteran's Memorial Walkway around the Battleship North Carolina come to life. Full story...
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Wilmington city pools open Saturday, Memorial Day

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videoMemorial Day weekend means it's time to make a splash. Wilmington's city pools and the Northside Splash Pad are opening up so you can cool off. Full story...
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Rolling Stones tribute headlines first Downtown Sundown concert

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videoMemorial Day weekend has arrived, and with it the unofficial start to summer. And of course, Friday nights in downtown Wilmington throughout the summer mean the Downtown Sundown Concert Series. WWAY NewsChannel 3 is proud to sponsor the ninth season of Downtown Sundown. Full story...
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AAA: 980,000 North Carolinians driving on holiday

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Gas prices are up an average of 20 cents a gallon more than last year, but AAA-Carolinas reports the highest number of North Carolinians in nine years will take to the highways this Memorial Day weekend. Full story...
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NCHP: 13 dead in Memorial Day weekend crashes

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The Highway Patrol says at least 13 people died on North Carolina highways during the Memorial Day weekend. That number includes three deaths in our area. Full story...
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Battleship marks Memorial Day with 48th annual service

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video People in the Port City Celebrated this Memorial Day in a variety of ways, including the 48th Annual Memorial Day Service on The Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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Hundreds pay their respects at Wilmington National Cemetery

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videoThe Wilmington National Cemetery was the site of the Memorial Day service, hosted by the New Hanover County Veterans Council. During the Tolling of the Bells Ceremony, over six hundred names of local, fallen servicemen and women were read aloud. Full story...
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Mother remembers fallen son on Memorial Day

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videoAs hundreds gathered Monday at Wilmington National Cemetery to pay their respects to our fallen servicemen and women, one woman dressed in all white stood out. Full story...
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A memorable Memorial Day for new citizens

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video Today is a special day to many people in our country when we remember the heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice fighting for our freedom. For some, this Memorial Day is one they will never forget. Full story...
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Memorial Day events in the Cape Fear

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In honor of Memorial Day, several events are scheduled in the Cape Fear to celebrate and remember fallen servicemen. Full story...
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HAPPENING TODAY: Memorial Day freebies, military discounts

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Memorial Day is a day to honor and remember those who have died serving our country. Along with the many ceremonies and services going on to mark the holiday, businesses in the area are offering discounts and freebies to active military and veterans. Full story...
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Memorial Day weekend weather doesn't stop beach visitors

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video Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer in Southeastern North Carolina, and with it comes and annual wave of tourists. But did the cooler than usual temperatures freeze out the summer fun? Full story...
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Students Celebrate Memorial Day Early in Shallotte

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Students at Shallotte Middle School celebrated Memorial Day Friday. Full story...
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Hundreds gather for Chamber of Commerce 75th celebration

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video Today hundreds gathered in Kure Beach for a birthday celebration. Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce asked people around the area to join them blow out the candles for their 75th anniversary celebration. Full story...
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