The goal was the best birthday ever: help a veteran celebrate his 100th year. The result was nothing short of spectacular. A simple request from a friend led to thousands of gifts from strangers.
Wilmington is celebrating its 275th anniversary. The Port City has gone through quite a bit over that time.
Five little ones celebrated a very special birthday this weekend at West View United Methodist Church in Burgaw. Lorna, Layton, Carleigh, Rucker, and Eason Matthews all turned one year old this Friday.
Topsail Beach celebrated its 50th birthday this weekend with good music, plenty of food, and lots of dancing.
Not many citizens can say they have lived through the Great Depression, the Civil Rights Movement, and even the inauguration of the first black president.
It’s the Coast Guard’s birthday, and one Wilmington woman has a special way of celebrating. The coast guard turned 223 today.
At Friday night’s Downtown Sundown concert everyone had a great time but one little girl had the time of her life.
It only comes around once every four years, and this year is one of the lucky ones. It’s Leap Year. Those born on Leap Day had a one-in-1,461 chance of being born on February 29.
There was a very special, and monumental, birthday celebration in Bladen County Monday. In fact, it was for the county's oldest living resident.
Dr. Sam Warshauer has been practicing medicine here in Wilmington since the forties. He served in World War II and returned to Wilmington in 1947.