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Memorial Day

Lost service members honored on Battleship

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video It was a day of remembrance for those we have loved and lost in our armed services. Full story...
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The bell tolls for Wilmington service people not coming home

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video The true meaning of Memorial Day was felt at the Wilmington National Cemetery Monday morning, where veterans gathered with local citizens to pay their respects to the growing number of service people who will not be coming home. Full story...
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Threat of storm not dampening Memorial Day at the beach

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video Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and many people are excited to spend the long weekend outside, but those outdoor activities may have to wait. Full story...
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Road construction halted in NC for holiday weekend

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Motorists across North Carolina will find the going easy for the Memorial Day weekend. Full story...
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American flags burned on Memorial Day

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videoMemorial Day is a day to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom but a New Hanover County neighborhood is still recovering from a Memorial Day tragedy after vandals set fire to American flags. One home even caught fire as a result. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Neighbors react to HOA's decision to fine resident for patriotic display

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On Memorial Day, Willoughby Park resident Kelly Hill had a choice between removing a flag on her front door supporting her son, who is fighting in Afghanistan, or face a fine from the homeowner’s association. Full story...
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All hands on deck for Memorial Day ceremony on Battleship North Carolina

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video The deck of the USS North Carolina was packed Memorial Day with people paying their respects to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: HOA threatens to fine military mom for tribute to troops

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video The mother of a US soldier serving overseas says her homeowners association has threatened to fine her for her tribute to the troops. Full story...
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Event honors veterans through sweat, raises money for fallen soldier's family

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video While some people spent their Memorial Day at the beach, others were sweating with appreciation. And it was all in honor of fallen servicemen. Full story...
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Hundreds attend Memorial Day ceremony at Wilmington National Cemetery

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On this Memorial Day hundreds of people visited Wilmington National Cemetery to honor the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The ceremony specifically honored the 572 veterans in our area who died since last Memorial Day. Full story...
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Crowds flock to Carolina Beach to kick off summer

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People flocked to Carolina Beach to enjoy the Memorial Day holiday today. The beach was packed this afternoon as people celebrated with a day off from work. Full story...
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Several events mark Memorial Day around Cape Fear

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Today we celebrate Memorial Day, a day to remember those who gave their lives to protect our freedom. You may already have plans to honor the fallen men and women, but we want to let you know about some holiday events in the Cape Fear. Full story...
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Scouts honor fallen soldiers with flags

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Thanks to Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from around our area, more than 5,000 flags have been placed at the headstones of veterans in Wilmington National Cemetery. Full story...
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The Rant: May 27, 2011

Americans celebrate the Memorial Day weekend in many different ways, but beneath it all is the real meaning of the holiday. WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo has more in tonight's edition of The Rant.

NC gas prices down slightly for holiday weekend

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High gasoline prices may keep North Carolina drivers close to home for Memorial Day weekend, unless they take into account that those numbers actually have dropped slightly since the first of the month. Full story...
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