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USS North Carolina

Sub, Battleship share historic radio call

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videoAn historic radio exchange took place Tuesday afternoon between the Battleship North Carolina and the new submarine USS North Carolina. Capt. Mark Davis and ham operator Bill Morine communicated with the Battleship from atop the submarine. Full story...
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USS NC makes history on envelope, not water

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The USS North Carolina made more history today -- not in the water, but on an envelope. Full story...
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USS NC Submarine docks at State Port

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videoAnother high profile visitor came up the Cape Fear River this afternoon. Wilmington is home to two North Carolinas tonight: the battleship and America's newest nuclear submarine. Full story...
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USS North Carolina submarine coming to Port City

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Boaters beware: there will be strict security near the state port today for the arrival of the USS North Carolina. Full story...
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Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown

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Each year on the first Sunday in March participating area attractions open their doors to New Hanover County residents free of charge. This year 30 area attractions along with special guests, will welcome and honor local citizens who live in New Hanover County on Sunday, March 2. Full story...
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Sub dubbed USS North Carolina

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Another Navy vessel is carrying a familiar name. A new nuclear submarine was christened USS North Carolina at a ceremony in Virginia Saturday. The $2.4 billion sub is the fourth in a new class of submarines designed for the post-Cold War era. It is also the fourth vessel to bear the name North Carolina, and the first since the Battleship North Carolina launched in 1940. Full story...
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