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ROCKINGHAM — An upcoming paintball tournament will raise money to help support veterans and first responders.

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Twenty-two states that have a state income tax fully exempt military retirement pay, yet North Carolina isn’t one of them. This is surprising given the state’s rich history of service and military bases.

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RALEIGH — House Bill 370, No Veteran Left Behind Act, on Tuesday, April 13, cleared the House Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs Committee. The bill, which heads to the Appropriations committee, is designed to help improve how local law enforcement and first responders assist and respond to veterans in crisis.

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RALEIGH — A bill introduced by House Majority Leader John Bell, R-Wayne, is meant to help improve crisis intervention and services for veterans suffering from mental health and substance abuse issues.

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RALEIGH — Yesterday, the state House unanimously approved legislation introduced by Representative David Willis, R-Union, to recognize April 24 each year as “Wounded Heroes Day” in North Carolina. 

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Friday, 13 November 2020 11:07

COLUMN: Be quiet as Billy walks by


William (Billy) Bryant was born in the rolling hills of the North Carolina Piedmont in 1918. As a boy, he helped his parents on a small two-horse farm raising cows, hogs and grain. 

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CHARLOTTE — This Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2020, the American Red Cross honors and remembers veterans during this unprecedented time in our nation’s history. The Red Cross is proud to acknowledge U.S. veterans who are choosing, once again, to serve on the front lines. Today, U.S. veterans are standing up with the Red Cross to stop the spread of the coronavirus affecting military and veteran communities across the globe.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College will once again be honoring veterans this fall with an Our Heroes’ Tree display. Although the College will not be able to have a service this year, RichmondCC wants to make this special event available for community members to reflect, rejoice and remember those who have and are currently serving in the military. 

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RALEIGH — Military spouses and veterans could find it easier to get jobs in North Carolina.

The House Judiciary Committee approved House Bill 1053 on Thursday, June 4, and it heads to the House’s Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs committee.

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RALEIGH — Unemployment, homelessness, depression, and a host of mental health issues are on the rise for North Carolina’s military veterans.

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