Memorial Day http://wunc.org en Your Guide To Memorial Day Events In North Carolina http://wunc.org/post/your-guide-memorial-day-events-north-carolina <p>People will gather across the state for Memorial Day ceremonies honoring men and women who died in service to the US military.</p><p>Governor Pat McCrory and the commander for Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune will gather for a ceremony at the Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington.</p><p>During World War II, the battleship participated in every major naval offensive in the Pacific, survived a broadside torpedo attack, and earned 15 battle stars.</p><p>Marine Brigadier General Robert Castellvi said the armed forces are facing new issues since the time the North Carolina sailed.</p> Sun, 25 May 2014 09:01:00 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 36043 at http://wunc.org Your Guide To Memorial Day Events In North Carolina Roads Will Be Busy For Memorial Day Weekend http://wunc.org/post/roads-will-be-busy-memorial-day-weekend <p>The summertime travel season gets underway today. Officials at the State Department of Transportation are suspending most road works for the Memorial Day weekend. Tom Crosby works for <a href="http://carolinas.aaa.com/" target="_blank">AAA Carolinas</a>. He says nearly a million drivers will be on North Carolina roads and highways this weekend, partly because gas prices have dropped from this time last year.<br> Fri, 25 May 2012 13:10:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 2440 at http://wunc.org