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108-year-old time capsule opened in Wilmington, revealing the history inside

A history lesson over a century in the making was held this afternoon at the former Pearsall Memorial Presbyterian Church on Market Street. 

Fort Fisher celebrating lesser-known WWII history at 80th anniversary ceremony

Fort Fisher is celebrating the 80th anniversary of WWII training exercises that took place at the historic site beginning in 1941. 

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.

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Wilmington Police searching for missing teen

The Wilmington Police Department is asking for the public's help finding a missing teen who was last seen getting into an Uber.

‘Moulin Rouge!’ leads Tonys; ‘The Inheritance’ is best play

“Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s hyperactive 2001 movie, took an insurmountable lead at the Tony Awards, earning nine trophies with the best new musical still up in the air. “The Inheritance” by Matthew Lopez was named the best new play.

Americans win Ryder Cup in a rout, send Europe a message

Steve Stricker hoisted the Ryder Cup, gold and glorious, for all to see. Then, he quickly huddled his young American team together to make sure all 12 players had their hands on it.

US has enough COVID-19 vaccines for boosters, kids’ shots

With more than 40 million doses of coronavirus vaccines available, U.S. health authorities said they're confident there will be enough for both qualified older Americans seeking booster shots and the young children for whom initial vaccines are expected to be approved in the not-too-distant future.