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Looking back at Amy Wright’s journey: “It starts with a voice”

Amy Wright is a mother of four. Two of her children are diagnosed with Down Syndrome. She'll surely tell you they are two of the best parts of her world. And her message to our world: "It starts with a voice."

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The 4 Day Proposal

A New Hanover County couple is celebrating 50 years of marriage this month. They are truly a case of love at first sight and got engaged after one date!

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Night Nurse

In 2007, she was named Woman of the Year by New Hanover County. She is a leader in the community in bringing different cultures, races and ethnic backgrounds together. You might just recognize the voice.

You ROCK and Special Olympics NHC will ROLL with extra funds

It's an inspiring community mission to spread positivity in some of the least expected places and no doubt about it, the whole idea ROCKS!

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Change for Change

Clean water is something many people take for granted. An elementary school in the Cape Fear is trying to teach students the value of it while helping kids their age in 3rd world countries.

3, 2, 1! Cutest memory made at Lake Linda Christmas Lights

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, some magic happened in Hampstead. We told you about a special six year old girl who lives with juvenile arthritis earlier this month and how a community was creating a memory for her. Today....we take you to it.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Speedy Sweetie

The WWAY One Day Blitz benefiting the Salvation Army was such a success it had the folks inside Krispy Kreme in overdrive trying to get the donuts out the door as soon as they are ordered.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Surprise Serenader

We first crossed paths with our Extraordinary Person of the Week last year when a viewer sent us video of someone randomly singing patriotic songs in a Wilmington Walmart.

EXTRAORDINARY SPECIAL: The Surprise Serenader

 We first crossed paths with the surprise serenader in 2016 when a viewer sent in cell phone video from one of his pop up performances at a Walmart in Wilmington.

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Gasoline spill in North Carolina worse than first reported

A report filed to the state shows that a crack in the wall of a gasoline pipeline caused more than a million gallons to spill in a North Carolina nature preserve. That's more than four times the size that a company initially reported.

NC wasting some COVID doses, top health official says

North Carolina is seeing a small amount of coronavirus vaccines wasted. Mandy Cohen is the state's top public health official.

Nazi flag under ‘Biden Harris’ sign replaced with American flag

A Nazi flag hung on a tree in North Carolina under a "Biden Harris" campaign sign has been torn down and replaced with an American flag.

Biden signs burst of virus orders, requires masks for travel

President Joe Biden laid out his to plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in office, warning Americans that the worst is still to come.