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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Rides of a Lifetime

Rides of a lifetime happen at Beach Access 10 in Wrightsville Beach.  It's where we find our Extraordinary Person of the Week who helps people who can't see....surf.  

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Mowing into Greatness

A lot of kids mow lawns during the summer months to get a little extra spending cash while they are out of school. We found two boys in the Cape Fear who are doing it for folks who can't mow on their own.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The ‘Live Free Talk Show’

Talk shows are very popular. There's one that just debuted in the Port City that is bringing everyday issues to the spotlight in "Live Free" fashion.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: A Grace of Valorem

It's called the Valorem Film Festival and it gives the spotlight to those who are often left out of it. The person who created it is our Extraordinary Person of the Week.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Rocking the Runway

WWAY's Daniel Seamans takes you on their EXTRAORDINARY journey from the Port City to New York City where they rocked the runway.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Power Over Pity

A husband wife duo in Wilmington is changing the lives of people in Tanzania. They design sandals in the Port City. The folks in East Africa then make them. But that's just part of the story. It's time to meet our Extraordinary Person of the Week...times two!

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Becoming DIVA

A Wilmington woman who lived a life of abuse as a child and as a wife took a leap of faith and is telling her story so others know that they can do it too. Just five years ago she was homeless. Now she is "Becoming Diva"

Support the Port localizes “A Different World”

A local non-profit organization is getting a lot of attention for a video they put together that brings a blast from the past.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The A-mazing Duo

There are all kinds of summer camps out there for the kiddos while they are out of school. Our extraordinary person of the week is actually two people who are part of a very unique camp.

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McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

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Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

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