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1 shot outside Fayetteville VA Medical Center clinic, FBI says

The FBI is investigating after a person was shot outside a Fayetteville VA Medical Center clinic on Friday.

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.

President Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin

President Donald Trump is firing Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and replacing him with the White House doctor in the wake of a bruising ethics scandal and a mounting rebellion within the VA.

Local Veterans event expected to help thousands

Attention veterans! Over the next few days, the American Legion, New Hanover Veterans Council and the Department of Veterans Affairs are coming together to help those who served our country.

Happening this weekend: Veteran Benefit Experience Center

VA officials will be available to meet face to face with veterans and their dependents. There will be information on healthcare, social service, counselors and more.

House GOP works to deliver on border wall for Trump

House Republican allies of President Donald Trump are intent on giving him a long-sought victory in Congress by finally making a down payment on his long-promised wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.

New VA electronic health record system under way

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is announcing plans to revamp the department's information technology system.

Groups sue Department of Veterans Affairs on water claims

Three groups have sued the Department of Veterans Affairs over the agency's handling of claims about contaminated water at Camp Lejeune.

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New Hanover County School Board votes unanimously to rename Laney High Stadium

The New Hanover County School Board voted unanimously to remove Dr. Rick Holliday's name from the E.A. Laney High School's football stadium.

NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy.