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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.

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.

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Brunswick County passes budget for FY 2021-2022

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

According to court documents, Dowless, 65, defrauded the Social Security Administration by concealing his work and income while receiving monthly benefits payments. 

Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

The bill puts much of that extra money in a savings reserve and an infrastructure construction fund, and makes deeper tax cuts than Republicans originally pitched.

Judge tosses most claims over clearing protesters in DC park

U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich said Monday that the claims were speculative and it was premature for the court to conclude whether the actions of law enforcement officers were justified.