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D-Day 75: Nations honor veterans, memory of fallen troops

With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks 75 years after the D-Day assault that doomed the Nazi occupation of France and portended the fall of Hitler's Third Reich.

Trump reads from FDR’s prayer to the US on D-Day

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press PORTSMOUTH, England (AP) — President Donald Trump read from a prayer delivered by President Franklin D. Roosevelt...
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Old canoes surface, disappear again at Lake Waccamaw

All kinds of stuff can surface in lakes, but have you ever stumbled upon a piece of history?
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Plaque commemorates historic role of Williston High School

The Historic Wilmington Foundation is honoring an historic building that played a major role in the lives of thousands of students in the Port City.
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Big Macs to benefit Battleship this Memorial Day weekend

You can grab a burger at America's favorite fast food chain this weekend to help a local landmark raise money.

Search on for burial site of America’s first published poet

Anne Bradstreet was the North American continent's first published poet, yet her legacy has largely been lost to time.
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Confederate statue removed from historic North Carolina court

A North Carolina city removed a Confederate statue Tuesday from the grounds of an old courthouse, a rare move in a state where such monuments are largely protected by law.

Board taking more time to decide on UNC’s Silent Sam

The board governing North Carolina's public universities is giving itself more time to decide the fate of a Confederate statue toppled by protesters.

Moores Creek Battlefield celebrates 243rd anniversary since historic battle

Moore's Creek Battlefield celebrates 243rd anniversary since historic battle

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