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NC accepting online comments on future of Confederate monuments

People can give written comments to a special committee assigned to make recommendations on a proposal to move three Confederate monuments on North Carolina's old Capitol grounds to a Civil War battlefield.

Felony charges dropped against 8 charged in Durham Confederate monument toppling

Felony charges have been dropped against eight protesters who were charged with tearing down a Confederate monument in front of the old Durham County courthouse in August 2017, Durham District Attorney Roger Echols confirmed Thursday.

Confederate monument pedestals repurposed for music video

A black woman approaches the pedestal that once showed off the Confederacy's first president and finds a statue that looks like her. A pair of hands appears atop the pedestal of a toppled North Carolina monument, as if an African-American is about to climb up and replace the statue of a Confederate soldier that once stood there.

Forum on UNCW campus tackles topics of slavery, confederate monuments

It was a full panel for the National Black Leadership Caucus of New Hanover County and the Upperman African American center who hosted the conversation.

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.

Arrest in threat to blow up courthouse, Confederate marker

Authorities say a threat on social media to blow up a North Carolina courthouse with a Confederate monument out front has led police to charge a man with attempting to incite a riot.

Gov. Cooper calls to remove Confederate monuments in the state

Governor Roy Cooper calls for Confederate monuments to come down across the state and has outlined a plan to do just that. Gov. Cooper today shared his thoughts on North Carolina’s confederate monuments in a new Medium post and on Twitter.

Controversial North Carolina monuments bill becomes law

The North Carolina legislature will have the ultimate say over public "objects of remembrance," including Confederate memorials, under a new law signed by the governor.

Both sides of Confederate debate pressure McCrory to act

Debate over the appropriateness of Confederate symbols continues to rage in North Carolina this week, but it remains to be seen how Gov. Pat McCrory will respond to pressure to act coming from both sides.

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Dueling protests in Raleigh shut down streets by executive mansion

ReOpen NC and some Trump supporters were on one side of Jones Street. Biden supporters and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement were on the opposite side.

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. That was a 22% increase over the previous record of $7.4 billion in 2019. Meanwhile, in-person traffic at U.S. retail stores dropped 52%, according to Sensormatic.

1 dead, 14 injured following shooting at SC nightclub

Authorities responded to 7th Lounge just before 1 a.m. Officials say they found several victims.

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

Jennings begins taping next week and his first episodes will air on the week of Jan. 11.