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WWII veteran dies weeks before her 105th birthday

A San Diego woman who is believed to have been the oldest female Marine west of the Mississippi passed away just three weeks before her 105th birthday.

Wilmington adds ‘First WWII Heritage City’ to welcome signs

In Wilmington, you might notice a change on the welcome signs.

North Carolina man finds WWII-era mortar round in basement

A North Carolina man’s discovery of a World War II-era mortar round in his home Sunday prompted police to close several area roads.

Capt. Tom Moore, UK veteran who walked for NHS, dies at 100

The World War II veteran who walked into the hearts of a nation in lockdown as he shuffled up and down his garden to raise money for healthcare workers has died after testing positive for COVID-19.

Explosives expert discusses live grenade sold in Brunswick County

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is continuing its search for grenades sold at a Shallotte business, announcing Thursday that one killed a teen in Virginia.

Chuck Yeager, 1st to break sound barrier, dies at 97

World War II flying ace Chuck Yeager, the first pilot to break the sound barrier, has died at 97.

Cape Fear Honor Flight to take off again in spring 2021

The Honor Flight is returning to the Wilmington area.

New exhibit at Cape Fear Museum highlights World War II history

Nearly two months since Wilmington was named the nation's first World War II Heritage City, the area is still commemorating the special honor.

How will the new ‘WWII Heritage City’ designation impact our tourism?

Wilmington has been named the first World War II Heritage City in the United States. Many are wondering what kind of impact that will have on our tourism.

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Sailing from ENC to Europe, the new adventure starts this summer

Sam Holmes is setting sail across the Atlantic Ocean and he is launching from Oriental