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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.

NC historic marker to honor African American tennis club

A tennis club for African American players that hosted International Tennis Hall of Famers Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe is being honored with a historic marker.

Wilmington council to consider renaming N. 3rd St. after civil rights icon

Wilmington City Council next month will consider renaming N. 3rd Street after a Port City native and civil rights icon.

Atlanta to add context about racism to historic monuments

Atlanta will soon add lessons about the South's racist history on markers placed next to four historic monuments.

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Wilmington start-up gets $276K research grant for device to help recovering opioid users

A Wilmington-based start up company has joined the fight against opioid addiction, and celebrated one of its first milestones Thursday.

Local seniors to be featured in Wilmington ’60 strong’ Calendar

In a partnership with Wilmington Health, 12 seniors from across the area have been chosen to appear as pin ups in the 2021 Wilmington 60 Strong Calendar. 

Local protesters march for ‘justice’ and ‘change’ after ruling in Breonna Taylor’s death

There were protests in Louisville and across the country overnight following the ruling in the death of Breonna Taylor. A protest is happening in downtown Wilmington.

Trump promoting health care ‘vision’ in swing state NC

President Donald Trump is laying out his health care agenda Thursday amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama-era law he vowed to replace with a much better plan, but never did.