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Justices struggle with copyright case involving pirate ship

The Supreme Court is wrestling with a modern-day dispute involving the pirate Blackbeard’s ship that went down off North Carolina’s coast more than 300 years ago.

NC’s highest court hears arguments about Blackbeard flagship

A lawsuit over the rights to photos and video from the wreckage of the pirate Blackbeard's flagship is still winding its way through North Carolina courts, four years after the legal conflict began.

Historian: Blackbeard’s death a result of unlawful act

One historian says his research shows Blackbeard's death in North Carolina nearly 300 years ago may have been the result of a Virginia lieutenant governor's unlawful actions.

Sign linked to Blackbeard gone from North Carolina island

A century-old sign linked to the pirate Blackbeard is missing from a North Carolina island, and a reward has been posted for its return.

Exhibit at North Carolina Maritime Museum brings Blackbeard to life

Three hundred years ago this month, one of the most famous pirates of all time ran his ship aground just off the Crystal Coast. 

Blackbeard’s flag to fly on ferries in NC’s Outer Banks

Ferries serving the North Carolina Outer Banks will be flying Blackbeard's flag thanks to an agreement between two state agencies.

Booty and books: New evidence of pirates’ interest in both

ead men tell no tales, but there's new evidence that somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard's flagship harbored books among the booty.

CAPE FEAR HISTORY & MYSTERIES: Birth of Blackbeard

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.

New pirate-themed brewery coming to 4th Street Firehouse

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.

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108-year-old time capsule opened in Wilmington, revealing the history inside

A history lesson over a century in the making was held this afternoon at the former Pearsall Memorial Presbyterian Church on Market Street. 

Annual ARTfall being held through October 2nd at Hannah Block Historic USO Arts Center

The Hannah Block Historic USO Arts Center is currently hosting its 6th annual ARTfall. The event is open every day through October 2nd. 

Cape Fear Fair and Expo returning next month after being cancelled in 2020

The 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo returns on October 29th and runs through November 7th at the Wilmington International Airport. 

Flu cases expected to increase this flu season during the pandemic

Some health care experts are concerned about the flu and the common cold combining with high numbers of COVID-19 cases across the Cape Fear.