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Wilmington City Attorney clarifies how Confederate statues can be permanently removed

Wilmington City Council officially voted to permanently remove two Confederate statues from the downtown landscape this week. The city attorney clarified how the controversial decision was possible on Tuesday.

Mixed opinions after Wilmington City Council votes to permanently remove confederate statues

The people of Wilmington and New Hanover County are sharing mixed opinions after the city council voted to permanently remove two confederate statues downtown on Monday.

Controversial confederate statues removed one year ago, what now?

Questions remain one year later after confederate monuments were removed in the early morning hours of June 25, 2020, in Downtown Wilmington.

Removal of Asheville Confederate monument set to commence

Work to demolish and remove a 75-foot-tall stone obelisk built to honor a Confederate leader will begin soon in Asheville.

‘KKK’ flyers showing up at NC homes of those protesting against Confederate statue

Police and deputies are investigating after flyers with the letters “KKK” written on them have started showing up at homes in Statesville.

Future of downtown confederate statue bases remain uncertain

More than half a year after confederate statues were taken down in Wilmington, their future, and that of the bases they were attached to, remain uncertain. 

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.

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NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington. 

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Wilmington recycling company ‘Turtletrash’ turns your trash into treasures

A new coastal-conscience waste and recycling company is working to keep plastics local and out of the ocean.