Today was the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp by Soviet troops. One local woman, Bronia Merlin, survived the camp, but her time there still effects her today.
The boat has just arrived back in the Port City, and this weekend the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence celebrates its 50th anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, one Wilmington restaurant has crafted a very special beer.
Wilmington is celebrating its 275th anniversary. The Port City has gone through quite a bit over that time.
At a ceremony in Wilmington, teachers and alumni joined the students to help put mementos into a new time capsule after opening one from 20 years ago. Students also sang a new rendition of the school song.
It's been a year since Hurricane Irene made landfall in North Carolina, and state officials say about 350 families still aren't in their homes.