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Historic Wilmington Foundation executive director retiring

The executive director of the Historic Wilmington Foundation for more than 10 years has decided to step down.

‘Tar Heels Go Walking’ tour kicks off 9th year in Wilmington

The Historic Wilmington Foundation and New Hanover County Schools kicked off The Tar Heels Go Walking for the 9th season this morning.

2017 Most Threatened Historic places

The annual announcement is a pledge on the part of the foundation to work to preserve the unique architectural heritage and quality of life of southeastern North Carolina.

Wilmington Historic Foundation reveals new list of threatened historic places

One organization is continuing the fight to protect and preserve threatened historic sites across the Cape Fear. The Historic Wilmington Foundation made its annual announcement of the most threatened places across the area Wednesday afternoon.

Wilmington walking tour teaches kids about city’s history

Dozens of third graders hit the streets of Wilmington Tuesday morning to learn about the city's history.

With 50 years of results, Historic Wilmington Foundation changed the preservation conversation

The count isn't exact, but according to executive director George Edwards, the Historic Wilmington Foundation has saved more than 110 historic Port City buildings.

BUILDING HISTORY: Commercial Properties

video When you think of old Wilmington and the Historic Foundation you naturally think of the beautiful old homes here, but there is work to do with commercial structures as well. It's this week’s building history.

BUILDING HISTORY: Historic Wilmington Foundation

video It does more than just pass out plaques. The Historic Wilmington Foundation is a nonprofit organization that focuses its efforts on preserving our architectural heritage. They are one of the reasons we have so many great old buildings here.

Historic Wilmington Foundation adds sites to list of threatened historic places

videoThe Historic Wilmington Foundation announced its 2013 Most Threatened Historic Places List today. Executive Director George Edwards says it is vitally important to preserve these buildings for future generations.

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New Hanover County Commissioners approve new $53 million government center

New Hanover County will be getting a new government center after a vote by county commissioners Tuesday evening.

Wilmington City Council approves WWII Heritage signs, Rail Trail master plan

The city famous for hosting the annual Azalea Festival received the distinction in 2020 of becoming America's first World War II Heritage City. Leaders voted Tuesday night to ensure anyone driving into the city is aware of that.

West Brunswick girls basketball falls to Ashley in season opener

The Ashley Screamin' Eagles used a 21 point halftime lead on Tuesday night to approve to 4-1 on the year beating West Brunswick, 68-44.

UNCW comeback falls short in back to back with Towson

Visiting UNCW stormed back from a 15-point deficit with five minutes left to pull within one possession, but came up short in a 78-74 loss as Towson swept an early-week Colonial Athletic Association series on Tuesday at SECU Arena.