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New UNCW sculpture illustrates Wilmington’s past… and present

A new and important piece of public art was unveiled at UNCW Friday, to commemorate the 1898 coup and Black Lives Matter.

Community saves historic Wilmington Journal building

It's been a fight several years in the making; but Saturday, the community saved the Wilmington Journal's historic building.

Community working to save the oldest, largest Black newspaper in NC

A piece of Wilmington history is at risk of being lost. Activists are working to "Save the Journal," a journal they say has always been at the forefront of civil rights.

‘Worst moment in our history’: 122nd Anniversary of 1898 Massacre

The 1898 Massacre is the only Coup d'état in the history of the United States.

The Cape Fear Museum is bringing history to your fingertips

It was the only successful government overthrow in the United States, and many are fighting to tell its story.

New Hanover County creates online 1898 history resource

In a joint collaboration, New Hanover County’s Cape Fear Museum of History and Science, Public Library and Information Technology Department have worked together to create a map and timeline documenting the events of 1898 in Wilmington.

Petition aims to change the name of Hugh MacRae Park

Thousands have signed a petition to change the name of Hugh MacRae Park, saying it bears the name of a man with a racist legacy.

‘What the River Knows’ short film inspired by 1898 massacre

One of the bleakest chapters in Wilmington's history is portrayed in a new film titled "What the River Knows."

Highway marker to recognize 1898 Wilmington coup

A new highway historical marker will mark a dark period in North Carolina's history that happened right here in Wilmington more than a century ago.

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1 killed and 5 wounded in shooting in Oakland; motive sought

A 22-year-old man was killed and five others were wounded in a shooting in Oakland near the city’s Juneteenth celebration, though it wasn't known whether the violence was connected with the event, police said.

8 kids in youth van among the 13 lives lost to Claudette

Eight children in a van from a youth ranch for abused or neglected children were killed in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on a wet interstate over the weekend — the most devastating blow from a tropical depression that claimed a total of 13 lives in Alabama.

Pender County Sheriff’s Office searching for ‘extremely dangerous’ murder suspect

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for allegedly murdering his estranged girlfriend.