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Event in Wilmington helps veterans waiting years for disability benefits

A three day event called the Veterans Experience Action Center kicked off Thursday at American Legion Post 10 on Pine Grove Drive in Wilmington.

Veterans Affairs Secretary tours Wilmington clinic, talks vet suicide prevention

Secretary Robert Wilkie is touring VA clinics in Wilmington as well as Butner this week. Wilkie's visit was meant to inspect the facility damaged after Hurricane Florence.

VA hopes to start seeing patients in Wilmington as soon as Wednesday

The VA could see patients in Wilmington as soon as Wednesday, but it may not be in the Wilmington VA Health Care Center at Wilmington International Airport.

Rouzer urges VA to expedite physician hiring process

U.S. Representative David Rouzer says he wants to encourage the Veterans Administration to prioritize expediting the process of hiring physicians.

VA nominee withdraws from consideration

White House doctor Ronny Jackson is withdrawing from consideration as Veterans Affairs secretary. Jackson says "false allegations" against him have become a distraction.

Northchase nursing home celebrates nat’l nursing home week

One New Hanover County nursing home decided to celebrate in a big way Monday.

Senate approves lawyer Missal as VA watchdog

The Senate has approved Washington lawyer Michael Missal as the new chief watchdog at the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.

Tri County Homeless Interagency Council hopes to house 30 vets in 100 days

At the Wilmington VA Clinic the Tri County Homeless Interagency Council held a news conference today to talk about their more aggressive approach to getting veterans off the streets and into housing.

Open house held for veterans in need of assistance

The Elks Lodge and the Vietnam Veterans of America hosted an open house for veterans who need assistance with claims with the VA.

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New Hanover County Commissioners pass stop gap funding to increase affordable housing

Monday morning, New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a measure that could create more workforce housing in the region.

Wilmington to vote on funding new film industry initiative

Getting some hands-on work in the film industry, funded by the City of Wilmington. That's the goal of a new workforce development initiative city council discussed during an agenda briefing on Monday morning.

CFCC Kicks Off ‘Countdown to College’ Application Nights

In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights this week at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw and Surf City locations.

Man arrested, charged in downtown Wilmington multi-car pileup

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged Thaddeus Hakeem Boney, 30, of Wilmington in a multi-car crash that happened in downtown Wilmington on October 8.