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Family of WWII veteran Robert Humberson Miller Jr. accept medal for Civil Air Patrol service

A medal ceremony honoring the service of Lieutenant Robert Humberson Miller Jr. took place Saturday in Bolivia. Although Miller passed away over two decades ago, his son and daughter were on hand to accept the award. 

WWII surrender ceremony in Hawaii limited to local veterans

A Pearl Harbor ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II will be limited to survivors of the war living in Hawaii because of coronavirus concerns.

WWII newsletters, newspapers now available online in NC

North Carolina’s online archival military collection now includes installation camp newsletters and newspapers that contain little-known information about life in the state during World War II.

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.

Mebane man discusses his passion for metal detecting

Searching for unknown things has been a life long passion of Bradley Dixon's.

Hannah Block Historic USO open house takes visitors back to 1940s

Do you remember the music and movement of the 1940's? Well in case you forgot or did not get to experience it, some people had that chance on Independence day at the Hannah Block Historic USO. 

100-year-old WWII Veteran on mission to visit 50 states, meet 50 governors

Sidney Walton, a 100-year-old WWII veteran, spent the week in North Carolina as a part of his ‘No Regrets’ tour. North Carolina is number 22 of 50 states Walton hopes to visit as well as meet all the governors of each.

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day at USS North Carolina event

Thursday marks the anniversary of a day that changed history. D-Day marks the day when allied forces launched the beach invasion of Normandy, France.

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Late inning herorics lifts Hoggard Softball back into the Class 4A State Champioship

The Hoggard softball team is once again on their way to the Class 4A State Championship series. The Vikings scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Tuesday night to knock off Fuquay-Varina in the East Finals, 3-2. 

Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.