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Thanksgiving

Families sought to host Marines for Thanksgiving

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video Port City Java is organizing a Make a Marine's Thanksgiving drive. They're looking for 27 families to host two Marines each from Camp Lejeune Thanksgiving Day from 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. You can feed them lunch, watch some football, or do whatever your family does to celebrate the holiday. Full story...
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Traditional Thanksgiving dinner cost up 13 percent

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The American Farm Bureau Federation reported Thursday that a meal with turkey and all the trimmings will cost about 13 percent more this holiday. Full story...
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Turkey day shoppers

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video While most people are at home sitting down to a turkey dinner and watching football, many dedicated shoppers decided to use the day to get a little holiday shopping done. Full story...
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Thankful not everyone gets the day off

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video Their work is never done. People who protect you and your family are proving that again this Thanksgiving. Working to help keep folks safe and sound, instead of being home with their families. Full story...
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Driving home for the holidays

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video Rather than getting felt up at the airport, many travelers are choosing to fill up at the gas station. AAA says less than four percent of people are flying this year with an astounding 94 percent of people are driving. The main reason? Convenience. Full story...
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WRAAP helps make sure needy have Thanksgiving feast, too

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Thanksgiving is a great day for eating as long as you have food, and many people do not. Enter WRAAP, a non-profit that finds ways to help folks in need. Full story...
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Air travelers pleased with experience

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video At Wilmington International Airport, things have been going smoothly, but can the same be said for airports across the country? Full story...
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Street Turkeys program aims to help feed needy on Thanksgiving

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Many of us are preparing for a Thanksgiving feast tomorrow, but there are people in our community who can't afford it. A men's group from Wrightsville Beach United Methodist Church is doing something about it. Full story...
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Turkey Trot helps Habitat for Humanity

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Before you take that first bite of Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, you can get your pre-Thanksgiving exercise in. You'll also be doing it for a good cause. Full story...
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Food banks try to help rising hunger problem

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The US Department of Agriculture says hunger across the country is at its highest point in 15 years with nearly 15 percent of the country's population struggling to feed their families. Full story...
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