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Poplar Grove Plantation needs support to keep doors open

In Pender County the Poplar Grove Plantation needs support from the community to keep the property open to the public. Demonstrations, tours, and special events at the plantation help tell The Foy Family story from the 1700's.

UNC-CH pharmacy school receives $100 million gift

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received $100 million for its pharmacy school, which is the largest individual gift in the school's history and among the top 10 donations to a college nationally in 2014. UNC announced the gift from Fred Eshelman on Wednesday. Eshelman graduated from UNC in 1972 and is the founder and former chief executive officer of Pharmaceutical Product Development. UNC-Chapel Hill's previous largest gift was $50 million.

Fire takes a life, 12 dogs and leaves family homeless

video An Elizabethtown family is grieving the loss of a mother and now in need of a home following a house fire. "She was my life," Shari Ross said. Ross is mourning the loss of her mother Patricia Clay and at the same time facing the idea of being homeless. Last Saturday morning around 2:30 Ross woke up to her brother yelling.

Journey across the U.S. ends in local beach

video 2 men finished their 3900 mile journey across the country in Wrightsville Beach Saturday in hopes to spread awareness of global illiteracy.

R.O.W Donation to “Kids Making It”

videoThe President of Residents of Old Wilmington presented "Kids Making It" with a check to help fund their six-week summer program for middle school age children.

Peppers donates $250k to UNC for scholarships

Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers has donated $250,000 to the University of North Carolina for scholarships.

Donations keep Charlotte Red Cross chapter alive

The Red Cross is known for helping people in trouble, and now Charlotte has backed the Red Cross in its time of need.

Local florist donating rare piece of local history to Airlie Gardens

When Dana Cook bought and took over Julia’s Florist – and subsequently Rehder’s Florist – two years ago, she knew a box of Rehder relics existed in the shop’s attic. It remained untouched as she immersed herself in learning the ins and outs of her new Wilmington business.

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