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Community remembers holocaust survivor who died of COVID-19

As our nation mourns the death of 500,000 citizens, some locally are mourning the loss of one of their own.

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.

Proposal would require Holocaust, genocide teachings in NC schools

On Tuesday, the House unanimously passed House Bill 437, which would require middle and high school students to learn about the Holocaust and other acts of genocide. 

Wilmington Jewish Film Festival to premiere Holocaust film

The Wilmington Jewish Film Festival is partnering with United Jewish Appeal of Wilmington to present the North Carolina film premiere of "Who Will Write Our History."

Anti-Semitic graffiti found on North Carolina college campus

Officials are trying to determine who painted anti-Semitic symbols, including a swastika and a reference to the Holocaust, in a pedestrian tunnel at a university in North Carolina.

Burgaw community recognized for providing refuge for Holocaust survivors

A new North Carolina highway historical marker commemorates nine German-Jewish families rescued from the Holocaust and given homes and small farms in the Van Eden area.

World’s oldest man, a Holocaust survivor, dies at 113

Israel Kristal, the world's oldest man who lived through both World Wars and survived the Auschwitz concentration camp has passed away just a month short of his 114th birthday, his family said Saturday.

Holocaust survivor shares hidden childhood

A woman who hid from Nazis at just 4-years-old shared her story in the Cape Fear area Tuesday night and it was a story about more than just survival.

Spicer raises eyebrows, saying Hitler didn’t ‘sink to using chemical weapons’

White House press secretary Sean Spicer made some eyebrow-raising remarks Tuesday as he tried condemning Russia's alliance with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the...

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Days after the season ends, four UNCW Men’s Basketball players enter the transfer portal

It was an interesting Monday afternoon if you're a UNCW Men's Basketball fan. Just days after the season ended four Seahawk players announced they were putting their names into the NCAA Transfer Portal. 

MEC releases All-Conference Basketball Awards

High School basketball teams across the Cape Fear have wrapped up their seasons. The Mideastern Conference released their all-conference teams and awards late last weeks. 

Several, mostly juveniles, arrested in connection to two recent Wilmington shootings

City and county law enforcement leaders have released more details surrounding two recent shooting.

North Carolina Azalea Festival announces 2021 Queen

The North Carolina Azalea Festival announced the 74th Queen Azalea, the Azalea Festival Princess, and Invited Guests of the 2021 Azalea Festival on Monday.