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Memorial Day

New documentary on Battleship just in time for Memorial Day

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videoEveryone in Wilmington knows the Battleship North Carolina, but how much do you know about it? A new documentary "Battleship North Carolina: The Showboat Legacy" explores both the past and present of the USS North Carolina. Full story...
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Wilmington celebrates Memorial Day

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videoMemorial Day honors and recognizes those who have fought and fallen for our country. It also serves as a reminder that those are still those fighting overseas for our freedom. Full story...
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Scouts get National Cemetery ready for Memorial Day

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Local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts woke up bright and early this weekend to decorate over five thousand head stones to get them ready for Memorial Day. One American flag was planted on each soldier’s gravesite at Wilmington National Cemetery on Market Street. Full story...
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Respect paid to veterans on Battleship North Carolina

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videoIn honor of Memorial Day, folks around the country spent time honoring the men and women who lost their lives serving our country. One ceremony in particular was held at a very poignant location Monday night, the Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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What's Happening: Memorial Day events

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videoThis weekend, many people are gearing up for the beach and barbeques. Others will spend time focusing on the true meaning of the holiday. WWAY’s Marcy Cuevas runs down a list of Memorial Day observances taking place. Full story...
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Carolinians hitting the road for holiday weekend

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AAA Carolinas says it expects an increase in the number of travelers over the Memorial Day weekend in North Carolina and South Carolina despite a recent spike in gas prices. Full story...
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Update on weekend boating accident

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videoA boating accident off Figure Eight Island claimed the life of a Wilmington man. Emergency responders say a large wave capsized the boat in Rich's inlet around 6 p.m. Full story...
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One dead after boat capsizes

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Memorial Day is known as the unofficial start to summer. And this summer is officially off to a deadly start after a boat capsized in the water off Figure Eight Island last night. Of the two people who were in the boat, only one was able to swim to shore. It is believed that the 22-foot center console boat capsized around 6 p.m. in Rich Inlet. Full story...
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Remembering Veterans on Memorial Day

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The only sound you could hear at the Wilmington National Cemetery was the American flag blowing in the wind. Some visit their loved ones all the time, but find its harder to visit on Memorial Day. Full story...
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Memorial Day Saturday at Wrightsville Beach

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This weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, but today's weather didn't quite feel like it. At least early on. News Channel 3's John Rendleman drove to Wrightsville Beach late Saturday afternoon to see what affect Saturday's weather had on the beginning of the holiday weekend. Full story...
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Memorial Day Menu

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Looking for some new recipes to jazz up your summer cook-out or picnic? Try these from Mary Long, chef and owner of The Basics in the Cotton Exchange in Downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Mixed Berry Trifle

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Rib Rub

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Lima Bean Succotash

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Cole Slaw Dressing

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