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Civil War, WWII ships researched in NC, VA waters

Submerged World War II shipwrecks in North Carolina and Civil War shipwrecks in Virginia are being analyzed in new ways that could allow the public to view their conditions in much more detail than even diving at some of the sites could provide.

NC revises number of Confederate war dead downward

A North Carolina researcher says no more than 35,000 Confederate soldiers from the state died in the Civil War, about 5,000 fewer than the long-held count that allowed the state to claim more casualties than any other state.

Historical marker honors US Colored Troops in Civil War

videoA new historical marker now stands on the side of Market Street in Wilmington. It honors the Civil War efforts of slaves and free blacks who fought in the Port City.

Researchers to spend month digging at Brunswick Town, Fort Anderson

For the next month, archaeologists will study the historic Brunswick Town and Fort Anderson area to see if they can uncover any more information about the site.

iPad app shows US library’s Civil War images in 3D

A new iPad app developed from images from the Library of Congress is giving viewers a look at the Civil War in 3D.

Start of Civil War excited some Wilmingtonians, saddened others

video The attack on Fort Sumter, less than 200 miles down the coast, stirred up mixed emotions among the citizens of Wilmington on that historic day.

Civil War 150th anniversary marked this week

The opening salvo of the American Civil War will be recreated in the harbor of Charleston, S.C., as part of events marking this week's 150th anniversary of the start of the conflict.

NC historian uses Twitter to show Civil War life

A historian with the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources is telling the story of the Civil War, 140 characters at a time.

Collector brings woman soldier’s sword to New Bern

A sword that saw action in the Civil War battle at New Bern has returned to the city 149 years after the fight that left the Confederate city under US occupation for the rest of the war.

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Oak Island Lighthouse to replace beacon for first time in more than 60 years

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Bald Head Island officers fired in 2014 awarded $700k in lawsuit

A federal judge has sided with four former Bald Head Island Public Safety Officers who filed a lawsuit after they were fired six years ago.

NC audit questions monitoring of virus funds for education

State Auditor Beth Wood's office says North Carolina’s education department has failed to monitor sufficiently whether over $140 million in federal coronavirus relief money was used properly or met its intended purposes.

Mayor declares Thursday as ACCESS of Wilmington Day

Mayor Bill Saffo has declared Thursday as ACCESS of Wilmington Day.