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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.

Raleigh doll camp takes children back to yesteryear

A unique summer camp in Raleigh allows children to play with dolls in a historic home that looks like a dollhouse.

Battleship North Carolina adds new public area

A new area on the Battleship North Carolina is open daily to visitors.

Have tea time and an afternoon of fun and fairies at Midsummer’s Day Tea Party

If you fancy a spot of tea for your child, or a Victorian tale told by a fairy, the historic Latimer House is the place for you to be this weekend. Midsummer's Day Tea Party is a benefit happening Saturday and Sunday where the proceeds go to supporting the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society.

Hannah Block Historic USO open house takes visitors back to 1940s

Do you remember the music and movement of the 1940's? Well in case you forgot or did not get to experience it, some people had that chance on Independence day at the Hannah Block Historic USO. 

Protesters gather at George Davis statue Saturday afternoon

Protesters voice their concerns about the message that it sends.

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.

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New Hanover County Commissioners approve new $53 million government center

New Hanover County will be getting a new government center after a vote by county commissioners Tuesday evening.

Wilmington City Council approves WWII Heritage signs, Rail Trail master plan

The city famous for hosting the annual Azalea Festival received the distinction in 2020 of becoming America's first World War II Heritage City. Leaders voted Tuesday night to ensure anyone driving into the city is aware of that.

West Brunswick girls basketball falls to Ashley in season opener

The Ashley Screamin' Eagles used a 21 point halftime lead on Tuesday night to approve to 4-1 on the year beating West Brunswick, 68-44.

UNCW comeback falls short in back to back with Towson

Visiting UNCW stormed back from a 15-point deficit with five minutes left to pull within one possession, but came up short in a 78-74 loss as Towson swept an early-week Colonial Athletic Association series on Tuesday at SECU Arena.