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Veterans groups, govt brace for surge in mental health needs

The Department of Veterans Affairs and its partner mental health providers have kept thousands of veterans in treatment during the coronavirus pandemic through telehealth appointments.

Family now offers $5K reward for info in veteran’s death

The family of 23-year-old Christopher Stewart says they are offering a $5,000 reward for anyone with information that leads to an arrest in his death.

VFW announces opening of new post

Leland Post 121-96 is now open. The Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) announced in their meeting that Brunswick County has the largest population of veterans in the state.

104-year-old veteran asks for Valentine’s Day cards

A 104-year-old US Marine Corps veteran who served in World War II is asking people to send him cards for Valentine's Day.

Man uses Christmas trees to make canes for veterans

The holiday season has come to an end and families across the U.S. are taking down their decorations and throwing out their trees. But one man in Texas is repurposing the discarded evergreens for a good cause.

Double-amputee veteran celebrates 90th birthday by skydiving

An Air Force veteran who lost both of his legs in his eighties hasn't lost his sense of adventure — and he's jumping into his nineties without looking back.

VFW celebrates Christmas with potluck

The VFW in Holly Ridge opened its doors for veterans and their families for a potluck on Christmas.

A wreath now graces every veteran’s grave at North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens

Up until two years ago, the Pee Dee and the Grand Strand only had two wreath ceremonies; one in Georgetown and another in Florence. Now, there's also one in North Myrtle Beach.

‘It still fits!’: NC veteran gets back long lost army helmet for Christmas

Christmas came early for a North Carolina veteran this year. A total stranger contacted him, saying he has his old army helmet from the 1970s.

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New Hanover County 4-H holds annual award ceremony virtually

On Sunday, the New Hanover County 4-H held its annual award ceremony celebrating and recognizing the achievements of New Hanover County 4-H members, volunteers, and friends of 2020.

Cape Fear churches continue to adapt worship services during the pandemic

More than one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and local churches continue to adapt as the pandemic alters their Sunday services.

Deadly shooting near Duke University

People who live in the area say it’s a mostly quiet community made up of families and Duke students.