The South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on Statehouse grounds.
The two people arrested for removing the Confederate flag from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse have been released from jail in the state capital.
A spokesperson for Gov. Pat McCrory says he feels it is time for the state to stop issuing Sons of Confederate Veterans car license plates which feature the Confederate battle flag.
With all the discussions happening around the country about the Confederate flag, WWAY spoke with visitors and historians at Fort Fisher, one of key battle ground sites of the Civil War.
Wilmington played a significant role in the Civil War, and people who live and visit the city have different opinions on how this history is being remembered.
Folks met at the Martin Luther King Center on S. 8th St. today to celebrate Juneteenth or National Freedom Day. Juneteenth celebrates the abolition of slavery in the US in 1865.
Today is known as Juneteenth, a commemoration of the emancipation of African-American slaves. On this day, The City of Wilmington Commission of African American History honored those who fought in the Battle Forks Road with a historical marker.
A longtime Wrightsville Beach resident, who devoted much of his retirement to historic preservation was remembered today.
The Oakdale Cemetery in Wilmington will kick off its summer walking tour series this Saturday.
It's common knowledge that the four bloody years of the American Civil War came to an end when Southern Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox - but it's not true.