President Barack Obama is marking the end of the Iraq war with a tribute to the troops who fought and died in a conflict he opposed from the start. Accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama, the president is traveling to Fort Bragg today to address service members and their families as he brings the war to a close. We have a preview on the president's visit at 5:01.
Concerned citizens attended a meeting to hear the fire chief in Holden Beach speak Tuesday night. Chief Doug Todd talked to town commissioners and the community about the department's response to a recent blaze there. The fire, on Starfish Drive, destroyed two homes and damaged four others. Some citizens were concerned because the roads were blocked off during the fire and no one could get on or off the island. See what Todd said to extinguish those concerns at 5:03.
The victim of a break-in reported this weekend is offering up to $10,000 for information leading to the recovery of a rare gold necklace and/or the large quantity of silverware that was stolen from their home near Wrightsville Beach. Residents returned from out of town on Sunday afternoon and found that their home in the 100 block of Martingale Lane had been broken into, according to Wilmington Police Department spokesperson Lucy Crockett. We have more information on the break in and the award at 5:38.
Thousands of our viewers live in Pender County so today, we're tracing your roots at the Pender County Museum. It boasts and impressive collection of records and artifacts that date way back before any of us were alive. Go on the tour this morning with Carolina in the Morning reporter Claire Hosmann, starting at 5 a.m.
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