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Street honoring Confederate icon renamed for HBCU president

New Orleans' City Council voted Thursday to rename Jefferson Davis Parkway. It will be renamed for Norman C. Francis.

Confederate monument removed from Buncombe County courthouse

Workers have removed a Confederate monument that stands outside a county courthouse in the western North Carolina city of Asheville.

Statue of antebellum NC chief justice at court removed

A statue of a 19th-century North Carolina Supreme Court justice has been taken away by workers from the entrance of the state Court of Appeals building.

Crews removing Confederate monument unearth time capsule

Crews removing a Confederate monument in North Carolina have unearthed a time capsule.

Confederate monuments removed from Wilmington overnight

Two confederate monuments in downtown Wilmington were quietly removed Wednesday night. 

Removal of slavery advocate statue begins in S. Carolina

Several hundred people gathered in Marion Square, in the historic South Carolina city of Charleston, early Wednesday to watch the removal of a statue of former vice president and slavery advocate John C. Calhoun.

NC man arrested amid effort to move Confederate monuments

North Carolina State Capitol Police have arrested a man they say is suspected of starting a riot days earlier that led to a pair of damaged Confederate monuments on the old Capitol grounds.

While Confederate statues come down, other symbols targeted

Spectators in North Carolina’s capital cheered Sunday morning as work crews finished the job started by protesters Friday night and removed a Confederate statue from the top of a 75-foot monument.

Demonstrators remove 2 Confederate statues from monument outside NC Capitol building

Demonstrators climbed and successfully toppled two statues from the Confederate monument outside of the North Carolina Capitol building on Friday evening.

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Two NC lawmakers who contract COVID were on same hunting trip

Senate Rules Committee Chairman Bill Rabon of Brunswick County has tested positive for COVID-19, according to his office.

Portion of Wrightsville Ave. closed for emergency sewer repair

A portion of Wrightsville Avenue closed to traffic on Tuesday so crews could make an emergency sewer repair.

Surf City to vote on paid parking again

The Town of Surf City is considering paid parking, again. 

Car chase ends after driver collides with Bladen County sheriff’s deputy

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Unit and the Community Impact Team (CIT) were in the Bladenboro area on Friday in response to community complaints of narcotics activity.