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A history lesson and explosive fun at Great Pumpkin Blowout

Visitors were encouraged to bring their own pumpkin and, for a $10 fee, blow it up with Civil War-era torpedoes.

NC Historical Commission delays Confederate monument decision

The North Carolina Historical Commission has postponed any decision on a request by Governor Roy Cooper to move three Confederate memorials that have stood on North Carolina's old Capitol grounds for over a century.

State GOP leaders don’t want Confederate statues moved

State legislative leaders are urging a state commission not to grant Gov. Roy Cooper's request to relocate three Confederate monuments from the old Capitol grounds.

Robert E. Lee’s former church in Virginia is no longer named after him

A Virginia church that Robert E. Lee belonged to after the Civil War will no longer be named after the Confederate general.

We’re still fighting, more than 150 years after Appomattox

When the Civil War was over, when the dead were buried and the union was reunited, it came time to tell tales and write history.

North Carolina public school system bans Confederate flag

A public school system in our state has revised its dress code to prohibit certain controversial symbols and signs.

Reenactors demonstrate how life was for Junior Reserves at Fort Fisher during Civil War

Visitors to Fort Fisher State Historic Site may have been at least a little confused when they saw soldiers clad in Civil War-era uniforms this weekend. It was part of the Fort Fisher Junior Reserves encampment program.

Charlotte Fire Department helps search Civil War shipwreck off Oak Island

The Charlotte Fire Department is providing help in the search of a Civil War-era shipwreck found off Oak Island thought to be a blockade runner.

Scientists closer to identifying Civil War wreck off coast

Scientists say a Civil War-era wreck discovered last month on the coast of North Carolina is likely that of the Confederate blockade runner Agnes E. Fry.

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‘The Hop Yard’ opens second location in downtown Wilmington

A brand new craft beer shop and bar on Grace Street in downtown Wilmington has its official debut yesterday, opening its doors to customers with a little English flavor. 

New Hanover parents rally against Plan A push back, want kids back in school

Sunday, parents and students gathered near Ashley High School, protesting the New Hanover County Board of Education's decision to delay Plan A full-time in-person learning for elementary schools.

Wilmington Jewish Film Festival streaming ‘Aulcie’ online through Monday evening

The Wilmington Jewish Film Festival is streaming a film online through Monday about  the life of an African-American basketball player recruited to play for the Israel Maccabi team.