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Women’s equality exhibit opens at Cape Fear Museum of History and Science

A new exhibit chronicles the struggles women faced in the US to gain voting rights and equal treatment as citizens.

Moores Creek celebrates 240 years since battle

Moores Creek National Battlefield hosted the 240th anniversary celebration of the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge this weekend.

Cape Fear Museum sends Confederate flag away for preservation

With gloves on and ready to pack, museum staff wrapped, packed and boxed the second of two Civil War-era flags today. They're going to Minnesota on Monday to be conserved.

Grant will help local students learn about American history

The US Department of Education has given UNCW almost a million dollars in grant money to ramp up history lessons for kids in local school districts.

Juneteenth Festival

videoJuneteenth is an annual event that celebrates the freedom of African slaves. The festival started back in Texas in the late 1800's. Today dozens of Juneteenth festivals go on across the country and right here in southeastern North Carolina.

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Two-vehicle accident impacts traffic near Isabel Holmes Bridge

Wilmington Police and emergency personnel responded to multiple calls of a traffic accident in the area of the Martin Luther King Parkway and the Isabel Holmes Bridge Thursday night.

One victim shot Thursday evening in Wilmington

Police responding to the scene found one man who was shot. He is currently in surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

Officials say that will be a temporary move until a more formal Turkey-led force is in place.