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Hometown Hero: Sarah Prevatte opens her home as distribution center for hurricane victims

The third person featured in our Hometown Hero series is Pender County’s Sarah Prevatte.

Hometown Hero: Daniel Blevins takes hurricane relief efforts into his own hands

Blevins owns a cleaning business but decided to take some time away from it after the hurricane to do a different type of cleaning – cleaning up peoples’ lives.

Community steps in to help Wilmington woman after family home of 75 years faces code violations

A home in the historic district of downtown Wilmington has been in Renee Garris’ family for about 75 years. It was her grandfather’s and was passed down to her through the years.

Highway 6: Pleasure Island Parrot Head Club does more than listen to Jimmy Buffett music

The Pleasure Island chapter of the worldwide Parrot Head Club does more than just party. They party with a purpose.

Highway 6: Kellie's surf lesson with Tony Silvagni

Highway 6: The Glass House – One of the most unique houses on Pleasure Island

Chances are, if you've driven through Kure Beach, you've seen this house.

’A Christmas Shoppe’ owner urges people to shop local this holiday season after losing home to Florence

Deb Woody and her husband James have run "A Christmas Shoppe" in downtown Wilmington for the past 12 years.

Hometown Hero: Lemonade stand leads to tree company removing 100-year-old tree from Florence damaged home for free

In the spirit of the holidays, we want recognize those in our communities who go above and beyond in certain situations. Our area has dealt with many hard times over this past year especially after Hurricane Florence. Every Friday we will air stories from people in the area thanking someone they co

Wilmington woman turns Florence debris into art

WECT uncovers new details in murder of Trooper Kevin Conner

Wilmington woman turns Florence debris into art

Taking broken pieces of all types of debris from Hurricane Florence and turning it into something beautiful - That is what one local artist is doing this holiday season.

NBHS JROTC gives Thanksgiving gift baskets to those in need

NBHS JROTC gives Thanksgiving gift baskets to those in need

27 gift baskets packed full of Thanksgiving goodies were given out to those in need this afternoon.

Iconic Surf City dinner cruise boat destroyed in Florence gets new life

For almost 10 years an iconic Surf City dinner cruise boat took visitors on scenic tours of the beautiful island.

Man welds, delivers ‘fire pits of hope’ to river flooded communities

Cold nights have now arrived in our area and those still displaced from Hurricane Florence are struggling to stay warm. Luckily one man is trying to change that with his fire pits of hope.

NC man continues to dig up historic treasures on Topsail Island beaches post Florence

Hurricane Florence tore through our area exactly two months ago today. The storm left behind widespread devastation that will go down in history but as we continue the clean up process, some people are finding pieces of history the storm helped to uncover.

Candy cane tree in Burgaw shop will help give back to hurricane victims for the holidays

A shop in Pender County is giving back this holiday season while also helping kids who were victims to Hurricane Florence.

Candy cane tree in Burgaw shop will help give back to hurricane victims for the holidays

A local shop in Pender County is giving back this holiday season while also helping kids who were victims to Hurricane Florence.