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Thanksgiving

10 holiday weekend crashes claim 10 lives on NC roads

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videoThe North Carolina Highway Patrol says at least ten people died in traffic crashes during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, including one in Brunswick County. Full story...
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Christmas tree lots open and ready for business in Cape Fear

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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. Full story...
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Port City families host Marines on Thanksgiving

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video Thanksgiving is a day meant to be shared with family and friends, but some here in the Port City chose to invite strangers into their homes. Full story...
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Happy Thanksgiving from WWAY NewsChannel 3

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Turkey and pumpkin pie. Family and friends. Health and happiness. There's a lot to be thankful for on Thanksgiving. At WWAY NewsChannel 3, we're thankful for the newsmakers and the news viewers of the Cape Fear. Full story...
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Travelers deal with rain and snow on the way to the Cape Fear

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videoThe storm that swept across the country this week caused quite a mess for people who flew or drove to get to family. While weather wasn't too bad Wednesday in the Cape Fear, it wasn't easy for some people to get here to celebrate Thanksgiving. Full story...
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Happy Thanksgivukkah: Rare calendar quirk causes holiday overlap

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videoHappy Thanksgivukkah! A rare calendar quirk causes an overlap that hasn't happened since 1888, and won't happen again for another 70,000 years. Full story...
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NC troopers to patrol I-40 during holiday

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Motorists using Interstate 40 will see a significant presence from the NC Highway Patrol during the Thanksgiving holiday. The patrol is joining its counterparts across the nation in a campaign focused solely on I-40. Full story...
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Seat belt enforcement paying off for one area county

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video Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies across the state are targeting speeders and aggressive drivers this holiday. Officers are also focusing on increasing seat belt use during the busy holiday weekend and beyond. Full story...
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Elon Poll: Thankful for family & health, N.C. residents down on economy & retail spending

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With the approach of Thanksgiving and “Black Friday,” a third of North Carolinians say they plan to spend less money on gifts this holiday season than in previous years with just 20 percent planning to spend more, according to the latest Elon University Poll. Full story...
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Making Marines feel at home

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video owner finds families to host Marines for Thanksgiving & invites them to get free coffee for Veteran's Day at Port City Java. Full story...
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Families asked to host Marines for Thanksgiving dinner

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video Thanksgiving is just five weeks away. The organizers of the Marines for Thanksgiving program are asking for your help getting ready for another happy holiday for some of America's finest. Full story...
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Families host Marines for Thanksgiving

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video Thanksgiving is a day meant to be shared with family and friends, but some people chose to invite strangers into their homes. Several families in Wilmington gave thanks to those who serve our country by welcoming Marines over to Thanksgiving dinner. Full story...
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Happy Thanksgiving from WWAY NewsChannel 3

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At WWAY NewsChannel 3, we are thankful for all of you, our viewers, who turn to us each day for your source for news. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington sailor charts new course

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video As everyone prepares to sit down with family and friends for Thanksgiving, one man says he's thankful to be alive this year. We first introduced you to Greg Frucci last year, a Wilmington sailor who has defied nature and even death. He risked everything to sail alone hundreds of miles across the Atlantic at the start of hurricane season. Full story...
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Travelers hit the road for Thanksgiving

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video Whether it’s by plane, train, or automobile, millions of Americans will be traveling this Thanksgiving making it the busiest travel weekend of the year. Full story...
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