Caroline Burkard joined WECT as a multimedia journalist in July 2018. She was born and raised in a small town in Kansas City, KS and has dreamed to work in the beautiful state of North Carolina since she was young. Caroline graduated from University of Kansas with a degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in psychology. During her time at KU, she was a student reporter and news anchor for her campus station KUJH News. Caroline also interned at Channel 6 News in Lawrence as a reporter. Before working for WECT, she was a Saturday morning producer and evening reporter for WIBW in Topeka, KS. Caroline loves exploring the outdoors, staying active and getting to know new people. You can find her roaming the streets of downtown or relaxing at the beach. Don’t be afraid to say hi to her and reach out for any story ideas! If you have story ideas email Caroline at email@example.com or reach out by facebook and twitter!
Gunkholer partnered with Jimmy’s WB to hold a Bushels for Bikes fundraiser Saturday. Customers are encouraged to donate a new bike or give $10 to Bushels for Bikes and get free all you can eat oysters in return.
Cape Fear Realtors not only bought Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard a new fridge, but they also donated $3,000 worth of perishable and non-perishable food items. The new fridge cost more than $3,000 and they stocked it with milk, cheese, and butter.
BMX bikers from around the country rode their way in to our area for the state’s bike motorcross competition. More than 70 bikers from around the globe competed to qualify for the 20-20 Olympics freestyle debut.
Customers who walk into the small business, Pure Life Wellness Center are greeted by the smells of teas, herbal essences, and natural remedies. Owner of Pure Life, Victoria Chavez says they changed her life.
The town of Burgaw has been coming together to support each other after much of the community was flooded out, causing them to lose everything. CJ Spencer was one of those flood survivors. Even though she lost an abundance of things, she still gives back as much as she can, including her front yard.
Warrior family ministeries served Thanksgiving meals to close to 500 people Thursday. All first responders, veterans, active duty military, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, EMT’s and their families were welcome.
Mary Turcotte was living in a tent for about a month after Hurricane Florence. Recently, she bought two used trailers and still uses the tents to shelter her salvaged items, but she does not have running water for her and three people living with her.