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‘It’s a sacrifice but that’s part of the job’: How first responders celebrate Thanksgiving on the job

On Thanksgiving, many people spend time with their families, cooking, eating and being together. However, not everyone gets to do so, and are instead spending the holiday with their second families.

DEVELOPING: Structure fire in Leland

Leland Fire/Rescue posted on their Facebook page that they are assisting the Winnabow volunteer fire company in putting out a fire on Town Creek Road in the area of Fennis Farm Road.

Several welcome Christmas on Thanksgiving Day by buying Christmas trees

For some Thanksgiving is the start of Christmas and people wasted no time getting into the holiday spirit, spending the day at Barr Evergreens in Wilmington finding their perfect tree.

Volunteers cook up love at the Hemenway Center

Volunteers were up at four in the morning Thursday, cooking for others.

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Front Street Brewery offers Thanksgiving special

Front Street Brewery is offering an inexpensive Thanksgiving special Thursday.

Holiday cooking with Chef Neff: Roasted kabocha squash with Greek yogurt, pomegranate and toasted seeds

Not all holiday side dishes have to include a sweet potato or cracker-crumb topping. There are plenty of local squash varieties available in your nearby grocery store. If you want a quick last minute vegetable dish that has a restaurant-quality wow factor, try Chef Dean Neff's take on roasted squash.

ILM stays busy Thanksgiving Eve despite CDC warnings not to travel

Thanksgiving Eve is one of the busiest travel days of the year. This year, Wilmington International Airport wasn't expecting to see quite as many people flying due to the pandemic.

UNCW Women’s Basketball rides newcomers to win over Norfolk State

It didn't take long for UNCW's newcomers to make an impact in a game situation as the group combined to score 41 points with 38 rebounds in the Seahawks' 67-47 victory over Norfolk State in both teams' season opener at Trask Coliseum on Wednesday afternoon.

Charities team up to feed the Cape Fear

Around this time of year, many are used to having more food than they can handle. But what happens if you're battling an empty pantry...and stomach?

Locals get their last minute groceries for Thanksgiving

More shoppers than ever are ordering their groceries online, opting out of the crowded stores and for a scheduled pickup time.

Family remembers Supply teen killed in freak hunting accident

A Brunswick County teenager died over the weekend in a freak hunting accident in Mississippi. His family is now sharing their memories of the 17-year-old as they prepare for his funeral.

Trump pardons former national security adviser Michael Flynn

President Trump announced Wednesday he pardoned Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser who twice pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, granting a long-rumored reprieve to the retired Army lieutenant general as he prepares to leave office.

North Carolina Supreme Court recount extended into next week

The recount in North Carolina's state Supreme Court chief justice race between Republican Paul Newby and Democrat Cheri Beasley will continue into next week.

Gov. Cooper pardons two turkeys ahead of Thanksgiving

Governor Roy Cooper shared wishes for a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday as the third-annual turkey pardoning went virtual.