Art exhibit in Chadwick Boseman's hometown honors legacy

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There’s a hole in Anderson, South Carolina. It opened suddenly in August when Chadwick Boseman, one of the city’s favorite sons and an international star for his role as the Bla...

As suicides rise, Army brass reassessing outreach

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — If there were any signs that Staff Sgt. Jason Lowe was struggling, the soldiers he served alongside didn’t see them. The 27-year-old paratrooper was a top pe...

Bergdahl lawyers say judge's job application posed conflict

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A new motion filed in the case of former U.S Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is asking the highest appeals court for the U.S. military to overturn his conviction, citing an alleged conf...

Tropic storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 7

WINDSOR, N.C. (AP) — At least seven people were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias battered the U.S. East Coast with rain and fierce winds after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina. Millions...

Isaias, again a tropical storm, spawns wild inland weather

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Tropical Storm Isaias brought dangerous winds and heavy rain over eastern Virginia early Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carol...

Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Isaias has made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane touched down just after 11 p.m. on M...

Russian bounties further strain Trump's bond with veterans

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — They didn't like it when then-candidate Donald Trump criticized John McCain for being captured in combat. They were angrier when Trump, as commander in chief, abandoned Kurdish ...

As soldiers deploy amid pandemic, they fight 2 battles

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Edward Brown has always found a way to deal with his husband's military deployments in the past, but the most recent one felt different. Instead of an endless parade of family ...

Thousands collect diplomas at North Carolina NASCAR track

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Tytianah Ward sat in the passenger seat of a parked SUV at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. She adjusted her bright green graduation cap as family members packed in the rows behind h...

Homecoming for deployed soldiers altered by quarantine

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It was an unusual homecoming for soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division. Instead of marching into a room full of eager family members on Fort Bragg, loved ones stood beside cars...

Military chaplains pivot to serve soldiers in virus outbreak

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Maj. Brian Minietta's eyes are locked down the barrel of a camera lens. He sways gently back and forth in silence, then his gruff voice belts out, in singson...

Fort Bragg soldiers make masks to fight coronavirus pandemic

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — It's become a competition for the soldiers of 647th Quartermaster Company to see who can crank out the most face masks during a shift to protect against the coronavirus. ...

Church displaced by virus moves Easter service to beat storm

CLOVER, S.C. (AP) — When Pastor Matt McGarity looked out at his Clover, South Carolina, congregation, he saw a view unlike anything he’d seen before. The familiar faces of his flock were blurred behin...

Coronavirus pandemic disrupts Appalachian Trail dreams

COSBY, Tenn. (AP) — When Alexandra Eagle first mentioned plans to hike the entire Appalachian Trail alongside her new husband, her sister told her they'd either be divorced in five months or married f...

At funerals in virus outbreak, mourning is from a distance

Lexington, South Carolina (AP) — No one stands in line to embrace the widow and share memories of her husband of 50 years. No rows of family and friends file toward the flag-draped coffin to pay their...