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Battleship North Carolina

Area McDonald's locations donate more than $29,000 to Battleship

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videoThe USS North Carolina got a more than $4,000 donation from the Big Macs for the Battleship promotion Friday morning. The promotion is a combined effort of 32 area McDonald's. Full story...
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Living History Crew brings USS North Carolina to life

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videoThe Battleship North Carolina held its first Battleship Alive weekend of the year. The Living History Crew makes four appearances throughout the year. Full story...
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SECU donates millions for Veteran's Memorial Walkway at Battleship

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video The State Employees' Credit Union announced a big donation that will soon make a Veteran's Memorial Walkway around the Battleship North Carolina come to life. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Big Macs for the Battleship

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videoMcDonald's Big Macs will be satisfying more than just appetites this Memorial Day weekend. Full story...
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Battleship gets another big donation for repairs

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videoThe Battleship North Carolina has received another big donation for its capital campaign to repair the ship's hull and help preserver the state's World War II memorial. Full story...
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Easter comes early at the Battleship North Carolina

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videoIt was smiles all around at the Battleship North Carolina for the Easter egg hunt carnival. Kids grabbed their baskets, and put on their best running shoes to find eggs hidden throughout battleship trail. Full story...
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Battleship gets $250,000 donation from Wells Fargo

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videoThe Battleship North Carolina got another big donation to help it capital campaign to repair the ship's hull and preserve the state's WWII Memorial for generations to come. The Wells Fargo Foundation today announced a $250,000 contribution to the Battleship. Full story...
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Cape Fear Academy students help get USS NC shipshape

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videoInstead of working with text books and pencils today, Cape Fear Academy eighth graders used brooms and hoses for quite a lesson in history. More than 50 students are helping swab the deck of the Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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State gives $500,000 toward Battleship NC repairs

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videoThe Battleship North Carolina is getting help from the state to preserve the aging landmark. The state's World War II memorial will get $500,000 from the Office of State Budget and Management's Repair and Renovation Contingency Reserve to repair the ship's thinning hull. Full story...
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Battleship NC gets $1M donation for preservation effort

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videoThe Battleship North Carolina announced a $1 million dollar donation today from the Duke Energy Foundation. The money will go toward repairing the the ship's hull and helping preserve the state's World War II memorial. Full story...
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Council accepts man's $15,000 donation for July 4 fireworks

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video Wilmington City Council heard an emotional tribute tonight that thousands will eventually enjoy. Council voted to accept a $15,000 donation from a Wilmington businessman to make up for losing a title sponsor for the 4th of July fireworks. Full story...
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Man's love for late wife could help Wilmington July 4 fireworks

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videoA Wilmington man's love for his late wife may keep Wilmington from paying extra for this year's 4th of July fireworks. Full story...
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Study shows economic impact of Battleship on Cape Fear area

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Research found that the USS North Carolina makes a significant and remarkably consistent contribution to the economy of its community. The significance of the ship's contribution to the regional economy was magnified by the "counter-cyclical" nature of its impact. Full story...
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Battleship marks Memorial Day with 48th annual service

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video People in the Port City Celebrated this Memorial Day in a variety of ways, including the 48th Annual Memorial Day Service on The Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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Battleship hopes license plates will bring in revenue

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The Battleship North Carolina hopes your car can help keep the state's World War II memorial afloat. The Battleship is accepting applications for a new specialized Battleship North Carolina license plate. Full story...
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