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Crews raise two more cannons from Blackbeard’s ship

videoThe crew of the R/V Dan Moore from Cape Fear Community College went back to the site of Blackbeard's sunken ship today.

Andrea’s approach cancels research trip to Blackbeard’s shipwreck

Tropical Storm Andrea may still be hundreds of miles away, but it started having an impact here in North Carolina early this morning.

This Day in NC History: Blackbeard was killed

The “Golden Age of Piracy” flourished briefly along the North Carolina coast in the early 18th century. Foremost among the pirates was Edward Teach, aka “Blackbeard.” He lived briefly in the town of Bath during the summer of 1718.

Divers to mark end of Queen Anne’s expedition

A formal ceremony is marking the end of an eight-week expedition to recover artifacts from the ship believed to have belonged to Blackbeard. The ceremony is scheduled for Friday in Beaufort.

Blackbeard ship anchor set for brief display

The first anchor from the wreck of the pirate Blackbeard's flagship off the North Carolina coast is going on public display in Greenville for a few hours.

Blackbeard artifacts on display in Fayetteville

Artifacts from the flagship of Blackbeard the pirate are now on display at the Museum of the Cape Fear in Fayetteville.

Blackbeard’s cannon salvaged from shipwreck off NC

Researchers have raised a 2,000-pound cannon from the wreck of the pirate Blackbeard's ship, which has been on the ocean floor off the North Carolina coast for nearly 300 years.

Salvage in NC aims to recover Blackbeard’s cannon

Researchers hope to raise a one-ton cannon from the wreck of the pirate Blackbeard's ship, which has been on the ocean floor off the North Carolina coast for nearly 300 years.

Blackbeard artifacts exhibit opens at NC museum

Bells, cannon and lead shot are among the items that will be on display when the North Carolina Maritime Museum opens the largest exhibit to date of artifacts from the wreck presumed to be the remains of Blackbeard's flagship.

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18-year-old charged in fatal shooting at NC mobile home park

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ISS resupply rocket launch will be visible in North Carolina tonight

People in North Carolina, including the coast, looking skyward will catch a glimpse of the rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station.