Battleship NC (Photo: Taylor Yakowenko/WWAY)
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Man who remembers saving pennies for USS North Carolina is helping the ship again

In the 1950's the USS North Carolina was set to be scrapped, but folks across the state were not going to let the ship go down without a fight. People saved pennies, nickles and dimes to keep the historic ship afloat and now one man who remembers saving his change as a kid is getting a chance to make some important improvements to the boat.
Lou Popovich, a former USS North Carolina Battleship crew member, speaks to WWAY about his time in the NAVY.
2 months ago
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Former USS North Carolina Battleship crew member helps honor service men and women

Popovich said Memorial Day is so important because it recognizes all the sacrifices that people have made.
Harlan Morgan served on the USS North Carolina from 1944 to 1946. (Photo:Madison Morgan/Reporter)
2 months ago
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Event to honor former battleship crew members

Memorial day is just a few days away and some folks are coming to town to remind us all of the true meaning of the holiday.
Captain Terry Bragg and the SECU Foundation Chair dedicated the SECU Memorial Walkway. (Photo: Madison Morgan/ WWAY)
2 months ago
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Ceremony kicks off construction of Battleship walkway

Dedication ceremony aboard the USS North Carolina kicks off construction of a new walkway.
Captain Terry Bragg cuts the cake with his Navy dress sword (Photo:Madison Morgan/WWAY).
4 months ago
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Battleship celebrates 75th anniversary of commissioning

The battleship is all decked out in preparation for it's 75th anniversary celebration.
A classic car parade celebrated law enforcement in the area (Photo:Madison Morgan/WWAY).
4 months ago
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Classic car parade celebrates law enforcement

A parade of law enforcement vehicles and classic cars, heading south on Highway 17 Saturday was meant to celebrate law enforcement officers in the area.
5 months ago
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USS North Carolina reaches major milestone

Good news for the USS North Carolina, specifically on the fundraising front.
8 months ago
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NC Battleship asks for all hands on deck for Giving Tuesday

USS NC Battleship is participating in Giving Tuesday campaign to raise money for the needed repairs.
Concerned Veterans for America say the fight for freedom continues
2 years ago
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Concerned Veterans for America say the fight for freedom continues

Veterans say they fought for freedom during war, but now their fighting for that in their home country.