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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.

NC veteran makes wooden toys for children in need every Christmas

For Jim Annis, Christmas is about giving. The 80-year-old Army veteran has helped Santa out every holiday season for the past 50 years by creating wooden toys.

100 years and counting for South Carolina two-war vet

Living to be 100 years old is just one more thing a two-war veteran living in South Carolina can add to his list of accomplishments.

Myrtle Beach veteran’s items ‘ransacked’ while away in the hospital

A Facebook post about a sick veteran in Myrtle Beach allegedly being served eviction papers while getting whisked away to the hospital has been getting a lot of attention.

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Young UNCW Women’s Basketball team facing challenges head on

It's been a summer and fall full of challenges for the UNCW Women's Basketball team. Two weeks ago practice was shut down due to a covid-19 cluster, cutting off-season workouts short.

US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers.

Local experts weigh in ahead of second and final presidential debate

The stage is set for the second and final presidential debate Thursday night.

State urges New Hanover County to further enforce Covid restrictions

Governor Cooper sent a letter to County Commissioners Wednesday, classifying New Hanover County as "an area of concern," and asking leaders to consider additional local action.