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Mix of emotions across the country this Martin Luther King Jr. Day

This year marks 35 years since Martin Luther King Jr. Day became an official holiday. With so much turmoil around the county, many people are turning to the words of Doctor King for hope.

Local artist paints on Princess Street with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. mural

Local artist Nathan Verwey has lived in Wilmington for over a decade, but his latest piece of work might be his favorite in the Cape Fear. Verwey spent the Labor Day weekend painting a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. mural on the side of a building in the 700 block of Princess Street. 

Rosa Parks letter on Martin Luther King Jr. on sale for $54K

A handwritten letter written by Rosa Parks recalling Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work in the civil rights movement is on sale for $54,000.

Wilmington community celebrates annual MLK Banquet

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than just one day of celebration.

A morning to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

January 15th would have been the 90th birthday of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Saturday morning, New Hanover County officials, teachers, churches, students and many more celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. King.

Cardi B sorry for ‘Real Housewives’ of civil rights parody

Cardi B has apologized to the daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. for portraying the civil rights leader's wife, Coretta Scott King, in a comedy skit.

Dozens attend ‘I Have Been To The Mountaintop’ benefit gala

The New Hanover County Chapter of the National Black Leadership Caucus hosted the "I Have Been To The Mountaintop" Benefit Gala in observance of 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic message.

Ceremony honors life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday night the community and state leaders came to Williston Middle School to celebrate him and champion his message.

WWAY speaks with former Williston High students about Dr. King

It was 50 years ago Wednesday that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis.

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Police vehicle procession to Battleship NC kicks off the national police dog K-9 trials

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Stars begin arriving for ‘good time’ Emmys after bleak year

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