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Remains of North Carolina World War II soldier identified

An agency which accounts for missing U.S. soldiers said Thursday it has accounted for a North Carolina man who served in World War II and disappeared during a battle.

Veterans Experience Action Center event to take place in Wilmington this week

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Winston-Salem Regional Office is holding a Veterans Experience Action Center in Wilmington this week.

Military training jet crashes in Texas, injuring both pilots

A military training jet crashed Sunday in a neighborhood near Fort Worth, Texas, injuring the two pilots and damaging three homes but not seriously hurting anyone on the ground, authorities said.

Pentagon reverses itself, calls deadly Kabul strike an error

The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed.

Fort Bragg seeks your input for base’s new name

Fort Bragg is set to change its name -- and it wants public input to be part of the process.

Biden defends withdrawal from Afghanistan: ‘I was not extending a forever exit’

President Joe Biden spoke to the nation Tuesday on the end of the war in Afghanistan, defending the chaotic withdrawal from Kabul

Russia: 2 suicide attacks outside Kabul airport; 13 dead

Russia’s Foreign Ministry says a second explosion has gone off outside Kabul airport.

Pentagon: US troops must get their COVID-19 vaccines ASAP

Military troops must immediately begin to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said in a memo Wednesday, ordering service leaders to “impose ambitious timelines for implementation.”

Kure Beach Military Museum celebrates 30 years

Saturday, Kure Beach's North Carolina Military Historical Society Museum celebrated its 30th anniversary.

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Wilmington City Council approves purchase of 3-D crime scene scanner, ‘aquatic mower’

Wilmington City Council approving the purchase of new tools to assist with various things in the city at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday night.

8 potential jurors advance in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry.

New Hanover Co. Schools sees significant decrease in suspension rates

The New Hanover County Board of Education held its first meeting since a lawsuit was filed against the board at the Sheriff's Office after unmasked protesters were denied entry to a school board meeting. 

Southwest: We won’t put unvaccinated workers on unpaid leave

Southwest Airlines will let unvaccinated employees keep working past early December instead of putting them on unpaid leave if they apply for an exemption on medical or religious grounds.