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Thanksgiving history: fourth Thursday change

videoPeople all over the country are getting ready for Thanksgiving on Thursday. But the actual day this holiday falls on used to cause some confusion. One president shook things up by changing the day people celebrated Thanksgiving.

$5 million approved for jail expansion land

New Hanover County officials plan to buy some land to expand the county jail.

Private developers could expand Brunswick County road

It's an interesting way to have developers help pave the way for growth.

UNCW reading program goes kite flying

As students learned from reading best selling novel "The Kite Runner," kite flying is ancient sport in Afghanistan and an important part of Afghan culture.

Two local students win car

Two local students won the lottery at the Wilmington Housing Authority Monday -- the vehicle lottery.

Local man to receive medallion of honor

videoWhen people retire they typically look forward to relaxing and enjoying life without too much work. A New Hanover County man who retired more than ten years ago has been doing anything but relaxing.

Airlie Gardens celebrates the holidays

If you're looking for a special way to kick off the holiday season, enchanted Airlie may be the perfect event for you.

Riegelwood pays respects to tornado victims

videoSunday the community of Riegelwood paid their respects to the victims of last year's deadly tornado. Residents came together with a special church service for the people who lost family members on November 16, 2006.

Gospel Explosion at Wilmington Church

Organizers said they put the event on to help raise money for the church and to save souls.

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9-foot gator taken away on ‘leash’ after stroll through Sunset Beach neighborhood

Police along the North Carolina coast had to “walk” a large alligator to the pond after the reptile was spotted roaming a neighborhood.

Sheriff: US soldier killed grandfather; great-grandmother

A U.S. Army soldier has been brought back to South Carolina from Germany to face charges he killed his grandfather and great-grandmother 16 months ago.

Texas drag race driver slams into spectators, killing 2 kids

A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two children and injuring eight other people, authorities said.

Brunswick County paramedic dies after motorcycle accident

Brunswick County Emergency Services is mourning the loss of one of their own.