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Mayor’s Christmas tree lighting ceremony

Friday night at six o'clock Southport will officially kickoff the holiday season.

Holiday Cooking with Chef Neff: Leftover turkey and collard soup

Once you're tired of turkey sandwiches and casseroles, what's left to do with the Thanksgiving leftovers? Chef Dean Neff of Wilmington's Seabird restaurant recently met with WWAY's Donna Gregory to demonstrate a cool way to make a hot soup.

‘It’s different’: Short lines, no crowds for dozens of shoppers this Black Friday

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Despite the push to shop online this year, some big name stores in Wilmington opened their doors early Friday morning. It...

Agencies fight 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.

A slow night for Cape Fear businesses leading up to Black Friday

Thanksgiving has wrapped up across the Cape Fear and it was a slower than day for both local and retail businesses.

‘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.

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.

Local CBD Store offers Thanksgiving lunch

One CBD store fed residents living on Carolina Beach Road Thursday.

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.

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Pope elevates 13 new cardinals then puts them in their place

Most removed their face coverings when they approached a maskless Francis to receive their red hats, but the first African-American to become a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church kept his on.

Family looks to recover after Thanksgiving home fire damage

The Puccis say that the horses are "okay" and were in a location separate from the fire.

Three mariners rescued in ocean off Oak Island

A good Samaritan boat crew that overheard the coast guard alert made their way out to the mariners and safely transferred all three onboard onto their own boat.

Georgia Aquarium’s largest female whale shark dies

Whale sharks are the largest fish in the world.