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Cyber Monday was biggest online shopping day in U.S. history

Consumers pounced on discounts and deals this Cyber Monday, making it the single largest day for online sales in U.S. history.

New exhibit at Cape Fear Museum highlights World War II history

Nearly two months since Wilmington was named the nation's first World War II Heritage City, the area is still commemorating the special honor.

Facebook bans Holocaust denial, distortion posts

Facebook says it is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information about the Nazi genocide.

Buttons, horse hair found inside 1894 time capsule removed from NC Confederate monument

Archaeologists and conservators opened a time capsule from 1894 on Thursday that was found beneath the cornerstone of the Confederate Soldiers Monument on Union Square in Raleigh. 

Museum wants your story to document COVID-19 in the Cape Fear

The Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is looking for objects, photographs and documents that show the different aspects of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on the lives of people in the Lower Cape Fear.

Agents recover stolen 500-year-old copy of Columbus letter

Federal agents in Delaware have recovered a stolen 500-year-old copy of a letter penned by Christopher Columbus that vanished from an Italian library decades ago.

NC to require students to take personal finance course to graduate

Personal Finance is the new course that your North Carolina high school student will have to take.

Smokies recognizes its first African American naturalist

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is recognizing the contributions of its first African American naturalist.

Do you remember? Locals look back as Woodstock turns 50!

Fifty years ago, 400,000 people descended on Bethel, New York, for what was called "an Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music," but it's best known as Woodstock.

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Man dies in single vehicle accident on Highway 17

The accident occurred on Saturday, Apr. 10, around 1 p.m. roughly two miles south of Bolivia.

Sixth person shot in York County mass shooting dies at hospital

His family reported Friday that Shook was out of surgery and stable, but wasn’t out of the woods quite yet. Hours later, the coroner’s office released the news that Shook has lost his battle.

The Salvation Army holds spring fundraiser during the Azalea Festival

This is the second year the Salvation Army of the Cape Fear Women's Auxiliary is not holding its annual "Spring Fling", traditionally held during the Azalea Festival, and like last year, it's been canceled because of the pandemic.

NHRMC and Novant Health partner with Cape Fear Habitat to build their 11th home

Novant health and New Hanover Regional Medical Center partnering with Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity to sponsor a home for a local mother of two .