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Veterans Day isn't until Sunday, but people in the Cape Fear have been getting a jump on honoring our nations heroes.
Plenty of parents and kids took advantage of the nice weather Saturday to head to Wilmington's most famous landmark for Family Day.
Wilmington could soon receive a very special honor. Local and state leaders want the Port City to be named as the first World War II Heritage City.
Memorial Day is this weekend and the USS North Carolina is planning a big celebration including some big name speakers.
All aboard the USS North Carolina! That is the message Friends of the Battleship North Carolina, a non-profit organization that raises money for the historic museum, are sending out.
World War II living history reenactors were on hand to perform daily duties and common drills while answering questions about what life was like on the ship and also on the homefront.
The Christmas spirit has already made it's way to the port city and on board the Battleship North Carolina.
A $1,500 grant from the Residents of Old Wilmington will help keep the American Flag on the Battleship lit every night.
Plantation Village honored the veterans among its residents with a special luncheon on the deck of the Battleship North Carolina. About 90 vets live at the senior living community in Porters Neck, 25 of which served during World War II.