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ead men tell no tales, but there's new evidence that somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard's flagship harbored books among the booty.
If you know anything about the history of the Cape Fear region, you likely know about the role pirates played in that history. But the truth sometimes isn't what you see in the movies.
There's a new brewery in an old place. The firehouse, which has stood since 1907 on 4th and Campbell Streets in Wilmington, will soon open as Edward Teach Brewing.
A federal judge has ruled that a videographer can proceed with a lawsuit charging that North Carolina officials illegally copied his videos of the shipwreck of Blackbeard's flagship, then passed a law to legalize their actions.
The nonprofit group that raised money to help preserve the wreckage of Blackbeard's flagship off the North Carolina coast has disbanded amid lawsuits alleging copyright infringement by the state.
A bill making clear footage and photographs of shipwrecks held by North Carolina state agencies are public records is heading to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk.
North Carolina lawmakers are wading into a legal battle between the state and the explorers of Blackbeard's pirate ship over the rights to footage from the famed wreck.
The shipwreck-hunting company that found Blackbeard's flagship that sank off the North Carolina coast nearly 300 years ago has sued the state for more than $8 million, saying officials violated a contract involving photos and videos of the wreck and recovery.
Another cannon has been raised from the wreck of the pirate Blackbeard's ship off the North Carolina coast. Project Director Billy Ray Morris says that divers were able to raise one cannon and found another in the midsection of the wreck.