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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.

WWII bomber will take flight from Wilmington to new home

The Spirit of North Carolina is a World War II era plane that's served many purposes over the last 75 years. It will soon take off from Wilmington for the last time.

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District attorney addresses suspect’s release from jail before police standoff

The man involved in a nearly 10-hour standoff with police Monday morning had been arrested and released from jail just hours earlier. Now the district attorney is explaining why that happened.

Save Our Hospital, Inc. takes final shot against NHRMC sale

Less than a week before county commissioners are expected to vote on a final agreement between New Hanover County and Novant Health to sell New Hanover Regional Medical Center, one local non-profit is aiming to delay the process until certain documents are made public.

Tillis, Cunningham spar over vacant SCOTUS seat and police reform in second Senate debate

Sen. Thom Tillis (R) and Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham took part in the second North Carolina Senate race debate on Tuesday, September 22 in Raleigh.

President Donald Trump bans offshore drilling in North Carolina through 2032

For the past several years, many people along our coast have been concerned about the possibility of oil drilling just offshore.