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Support local artisans at Burgwin-Wright House’s summer craft market

The market will featured over 25 local artists, handmade crafts, and much more. Vendors will be scattered throughout the two acres of gardens.

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.

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Carolina Beach boardwalk amusement rides have officially opened to the public

The amusement rides on the Carolina Beach boardwalk are officially up and running for the summer season.

Debris left behind from devastating fire at Paradise Cove Condominiums is being torn down

More than 2 months have passed and today the debris left behind is finally being torn down.

UNCW program hopes to connect Wilmington residents with international students

UNCW is looking to connect its international students with local residents, in an effort to add more comfort to the college experience.

World’s largest swim lesson helps keep kids afloat

As we dive into summer, are area children ready for fun in the sun? With the help of the Nir Family YMCA, they will be. The YMCA partnered with Waves of Wilmington swim team to offer kids across New Hanover County free swim lessons.