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Family of woman who portrayed Aunt Jemima opposes move to change brand

An East Texas family is not happy about the ‘brand changing’ of a popular pancake syrup: Aunt Jemima.

Students bring history to life through coloring book

With the help of support the port and staff from UNCW and New Hanover High School, students created this “Wilmington in Color” coloring book to help inform people on the history of the city.

Property in Pender County nominated to the National Register of Historic Places

Nine properties of historic significance to the North Carolina African American community will soon be nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.

Descendant of slave who stole rebel ship named museum head

Museum officials announced on Friday that Atlanta businessman Michael Boulware Moore, who has deep family roots in South Carolina, will head the museum, which officials hope will open in late 2018.

Wilmington native, architect Robert Taylor honored on US stamp

In Downtown Wilmington, a ceremony was held to celebrate an area native being selected to be on the US stamp. Robert Robinson Taylor was the first formally educated black architect in America, studying at MIT in the late 1800's.

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CFCC Kicks Off ‘Countdown to College’ Application Nights

In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights this week at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw and Surf City locations.

Man arrested, charged in downtown Wilmington multi-car pileup

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged Thaddeus Hakeem Boney, 30, of Wilmington in a multi-car crash that happened in downtown Wilmington on October 8.

EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic ‘forever chemicals’

The Biden administration is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams.

Woman facing attempted arson charges in incident at Smithfield Foods in Bladen County

A Lumberton woman is facing several charges stemming from an incident at the Smithfield Foods plant in Tar Heel. According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, Latasha Rena Bittle, 26, allegedly threw a plastic jug with accelerants onto a break area canopy on October 12.