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U.S. Marine Corp vet surprised with mortgage-free home in Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach Police Dept. met the family and escorted them to the homesite for the special groundbreaking ceremony.

‘This means everything to me’: WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday

Surrounded by loved ones, World War II veteran William James is celebrating his 100th birthday.

Prosecutor: Veteran embezzled nearly $1M in benefits

Federal prosecutors say a North Carolina Vietnam veteran embezzled nearly $1 million in health care benefits from the government that helped support a lifestyle that included dancing, playing basketball and buying a beach condo.

North Carolina veteran quits job over American flag face covering

An Air Force veteran said he quit his job in Havelock, North Carolina, when he was told he could not wear an American flag face covering.

Woman reunited with her high school sweetheart’s dog tags

Some precious keepsakes have been returned to a veteran more than two decades after she lost them.

99 year old Wilmington veteran celebrates her birthday in style

Friends and family of World War II veteran and retired Navy nurse Annis Weir weren't going to let the coronavirus quarantine ruin her 99th birthday celebration.

NC boy to speak at funeral for 97-year-old World War II veteran

Elementary school student Landon Knestrick is about to get on plane to fly to Colorado to speak at the funeral of 97-year-old World War II veteran Donald Stratton.

104-year-old veteran receives 25,000 Valentine’s Day cards

A California veteran asked for a few cards for the coming Valentine’s Day — little did he know that people would deliver on his request in a big way.

NC husband creates moving video for wife battling brain cancer

A North Carolina Navy veteran is battling brain cancer and her husband is showing his love by comforting her with song.

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BB&T Jambaree cancelled for third year in a row

It's the second year in a row it is cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.