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ONLY ON 3: Woman says Enterprise worker greeted her with racist comment
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 07/03/2013 - 4:42pm.

videoA Navassa woman is outraged after she says an Enterprise Rent-a-Car employee called her and her family a bunch of monkeys.

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NC NAACP says Monday demonstrations will continue
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:31am.

The leader of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says his group will continue its series of weekly protests on Monday at the state legislature.

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Paws4people foundation to host benefit race at UNCW
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 04/05/2013 - 9:42am.

The paws4people foundation is in it for the long run, helping to enhance the lives of people in our community by providing canine companionship. The foundation trains and certifies assistance dogs for children, veterans and active-duty military members with disabilities, and this weekend, they're kicking it up a notch by hosting a race at UNC-Wilmington.

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Proceeds from Lo Tide Run support local cancer victims
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 10:52am.

The Steve Haydu St. Patrick's Lo Tide Run kicks off in Carolina Beach next weekend, and all the money raised stays in New Hanover Co., helping cancer victims suffering from financial problems that result from the disease.video

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Polar Plunge and 5K Run-N-Plunge benefit Special Olympics
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 9:42am.

videoThe 9th Annual Polar Plunge kicks off this weekend, with a new event in the mix. The 5K Run-N-Plunge gives the community another opportunity to have fun, while they show support for the New Hanover County Special Olympics.

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Duke commemorates 50th anniversary of integration
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 8:36am.

Duke University is embarking upon a nine-month commemoration of the school's 50th anniversary of integration with a reception that includes the three surviving members of Duke's first five black students.

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McCrory attends his 1st NC employee King service
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 3:06pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory says North Carolina can achieve the goals of equality that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. sought through education and unleashing the potential of each individual.

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Hundreds celebrate a historic day for the Wilmington 10
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 01/05/2013 - 8:29pm.

video This weekend, hundreds of people filled the United Church of Christ, a historic location for Wilmington 10 members. The surviving members, families of deceased members of the Wilmington 10, along with supporters across the state celebrated a victory over what they say was a racially charged and wrongful conviction.

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Wilmington 10 members to get pardon certificates Saturday
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/03/2013 - 4:12pm.

video An ecumenical service this weekend will celebrate the pardoning of the Wilmington 10. The service is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at Gregory Congregational Church on Nun Street in Wilmington.

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Perdue proud of Wilmington 10 pardons
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 2:16pm.

video Gov. Bev Perdue spoke publicly today for the first time since granting pardons of innocence for the Wilmington 10 Monday. During a visit to a school in Orange County, Perdue said she is "proud of the decision, and I stand by it."

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