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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 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.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Whole Hog Hobby

25 of the best barbecue chefs in the state will go head to head in a cook off for the state title. It's the 32nd annual Whole Hog Barbecue Championship and a Brunswick County father-son duo are in the competition.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Radical Love Mural Project

Creativity is on display with love and solidarity front and center.  Snipes Academy students are taking part in a project put together by students and staff at UNCW.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Burying the Bad Apple

Social media is wonderful, magical, monster. Bad apples often get a spotlight, the stories get shared over and over, and it gives a false reality of life in general. In reality, the bag is full of more good apples than bad ones. Life is full of the good stuff too. Timothy Hutto is giving the good apples an undivided spotlight.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Humanity’s Waterboy

He's a musician. He's a real estate developer. He's a life saver. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week was asked to create a way for 3rd world countries to get disease free water. He answered the call with a "Living Water System".

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.

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NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy. 

Cape Fear seeing a major rise in high-end home sales

The Cape Fear experienced a major rise in luxury home sales towards the end of 2020, and the market boom is showing no sign of slowing down any time soon.