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ILM responds again as community concerns continue over military activity

The Wilmington International Airport is once again responding to community concerns about military activity and noise levels.

Fort Bragg paratrooper dies in accident during training jump

Officials at Fort Bragg say a paratrooper was killed during a training jump.

Concerns ramp up over recent military activity at Wilmington airport

Recent military activity around the Wilmington International Airport is causing tempers to fly high for some in the area. However, the airport says there is not much that can be done.

Leland VFW to host Vietnam War Veterans Commemoration ceremony

Leland VFW Post 12196 will host a Vietnam War Veterans Commemoration ceremony Monday evening.

USS Constitution honors 1st female chief petty officer

The U.S.S. Constitution has named one of its cannons in honor of the first woman to serve as a chief petty officer in the Navy.

WWII veteran dies weeks before her 105th birthday

A San Diego woman who is believed to have been the oldest female Marine west of the Mississippi passed away just three weeks before her 105th birthday.

Southeast NC Veterans Day Parade says women veterans, service members will be grand marshals this year

As the nation celebrates Women’s History Month, the Southeast North Carolina Veterans Day Parade says women veterans and service members will be recognized as grand marshals at this year's event.

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.

Pentagon: US contractor dies in rocket attack at Iraq base

The Pentagon says a U.S. contractor died when at least 10 rockets slammed into an air base housing U.S. and other coalition troops in western Iraq.

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Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.

Boil Water Advisory issued for parts of Columbus County UPDATE

Another problem with a water line in the Hallsboro area occurred this evening.  The previous boil advisory has been expanded.