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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.

Chatham Charter School holds special graduation for senior enlisting in Marines early due to COVID-19

Chatham Charter School held a special commencement ceremony for a senior who has to report to the Marines Sunday.

Panthers’ McCaffrey gives Marine 2 tickets to Super Bowl

Carolina Panthers All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey is sending a U.S. Marine to the Super Bowl.

US Marine charged with illegally flying guns into Haiti

A U.S. Marine caught smuggling guns into Haiti told investigators he wanted to help the country’s military learn marksmanship and defeat “thugs” causing instability in the country, according to a criminal complaint.

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WWAY 5th Quarter: March 5, 2021

Week two of the high school football season didn't disappoint across the Cape Fear with 11 teams in action. Sports Director Tanner Barth brings you all highlights and final scores on this weeks 5th Quarter.  

Driver crashes into a P.T.’s Grille

Earlier this week, a driver accidentally drove right into a P.T.'s Grille.

Whiteville native makes it to American Idol

A born and bred Columbus County man will soon be on TV screens across the nation.

Church takes communion from the pulpit to the parking lot

Port City Community Church  held a drive thru communion Friday, hoping to reach out to church members who still feel unsafe coming to in-person services.