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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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Brunswick Community College completes comeback against rival Cape Fear CC

Cape Fear Community College held a double-digit lead midway through the first quarter on Wednesday night, but it was the Brunswick Community College Dolphins battling back to pickup the win, 79-75. 

NC Rural Coalition Fighting COVID-19 holds weekly webinar on vaccines

The North Carolina Rural Coalition Fighting COVID-19 held a virtual seminar on vaccines.

UNCW Men’s Soccer remains unbeaten after shutting out Campbell

Sophomore midfielder Colton Pleasants and senior forward Jacob Evans each scored a goal as No. 20 UNCW remained unbeaten with a 2-0 victory over Campbell in non-conference men's soccer action at the UNCW Soccer Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Family members remember Mint Greene, killed by alleged drunk driver in Brunswick County

A man who was killed by an alleged drunk driver over the weekend is being remembered by his family.