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Marines and sailors from Camp Lejeune to provide relief assistance in Haiti

Marines from 2d Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force have deployed to assist in the ongoing U.S. disaster relief mission in Haiti.

Wilmington residents reflect on Memorial Day

Memorial Day, hundreds of people in and out of uniform gathered at the Wilmington National Cemetery, reflecting on the the holiday's importance.

Marines and volunteers build veteran and his family a home

Saturday, dozens of marines and Habitat for Humanity volunteers banded together, building a home for a veteran and his family.

Biden to lift Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in military

Multiple people familiar with the matter confirm to ABC News that President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Monday that will lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.

Dorothy Schmidt Cole, oldest living Marine, dies at 107

A North Carolina woman recognized as the oldest living U.S. Marine has died at age 107.

North Carolina veteran celebrates Veterans Day with million-dollar win

Yaheem Jones of Creswell, a former combat engineer in the U.S. Marine Corps, was cleaning up when he stumbled upon a surprise in the form of a scratch-off ticket worth $1 million.

Marines for Thanksgiving not happening this year due to COVID-19

A Wilmington tradition during Thanksgiving is not happening this year due to COVID-19. 

Military training scheduled for parts of VA and NC through mid-October

The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit will conduct a training exercise on military installations in Virginia and North Carolina from Sept. 27 to Oct. 15.

Marine helicopter makes emergency landing in Onslow County

A U.S. Marines helicopter was forced to make a precautionary emergency landing and caught fire in eastern North Carolina.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.