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Trump reads from FDR’s prayer to the US on D-Day

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press PORTSMOUTH, England (AP) — President Donald Trump read from a prayer delivered by President Franklin D. Roosevelt...

Old canoes surface, disappear again at Lake Waccamaw

All kinds of stuff can surface in lakes, but have you ever stumbled upon a piece of history?

Plaque commemorates historic role of Williston High School

The Historic Wilmington Foundation is honoring an historic building that played a major role in the lives of thousands of students in the Port City.

Big Macs to benefit Battleship this Memorial Day weekend

You can grab a burger at America's favorite fast food chain this weekend to help a local landmark raise money.

Search on for burial site of America’s first published poet

Anne Bradstreet was the North American continent's first published poet, yet her legacy has largely been lost to time.

Confederate statue removed from historic North Carolina court

A North Carolina city removed a Confederate statue Tuesday from the grounds of an old courthouse, a rare move in a state where such monuments are largely protected by law.

Board taking more time to decide on UNC’s Silent Sam

The board governing North Carolina's public universities is giving itself more time to decide the fate of a Confederate statue toppled by protesters.

Moores Creek Battlefield celebrates 243rd anniversary since historic battle

Moore's Creek Battlefield celebrates 243rd anniversary since historic battle

Minority troops of Civil War given the recognition they deserve

Minority troops of Civil War given the recognition they deserve

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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.