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Civil rights icon Lewis to lie in repose at Georgia Capitol

John Lewis will lie in repose at the Georgia capitol in his hometown of Atlanta in one of the last memorial services for the late Democratic congressman before he is buried.

George Floyd’s family gathers in Virginia to unveil hologram

The family of George Floyd witnessed the unveiling of a hologram in Virginia Tuesday night, transposed over the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue.

Here are details of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis’ memorial ceremonies this weekend

A six-day memorial ceremony honoring the late Rep. John Lewis, a towering figure of the civil rights movement and longtime Georgia Democrat, will commence on Saturday, featuring stops in five cities that played key roles in his life and legacy.

George Floyd memorial service in North Carolina

George Floyd's life will be remembered and honored in a second memorial service on Saturday, this time in Raeford, North Carolina, near where he was born.

Protests shift to memorializing Floyd amid push for change

After days of unrest and violence, the tenor of the protests is shifting from explosive anger over racial injustice and excessive force by law enforcement to conversations about what it will take to turn things around.

Durham group honors Ahmaud Arbery with memorial run on his birthday

A group in Durham came together on a rainy Friday evening to hold a memorial run for Ahmaud Arbery, who was shot and killed in Georgia back in February.

Wilmington community holds memorial for Ahmaud Arbery

Dozens of Cape Fear community members gathered for a memorial dedicated to Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed black man who was killed while jogging in his neighborhood, on what would have been his 26th birthday.

“We’re all heartbroken”: LeBron James honors Kobe Bryant at Lakers’ first game since crash

A sea of purple and gold 8's and 24's flooded the court in Staples Center on Friday night as the Los Angeles Lakers paid tribute to their former teammate, the late Kobe Bryant.

Rosa Parks statue to be unveiled Sunday

A new statue of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks will stand in downtown Montgomery.

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‘Negative, uncivil’: Voters react to chaotic first 2020 presidential debate

People around the nation and right here in the Cape Fear are still digesting the fiery debate Tuesday night between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

Common mistakes to avoid when voting absentee

Nearly 20,000 absentee ballots requested and almost 7,500 ballots returned and approved in Brunswick County with two weeks away from the beginning of early voting.

Carolina Beach requests permit to bring back wheelchair-friendly mats

The Town of Carolina Beach and a local organization are both still pushing to bring back wheelchair-accessible beach mats.

Pender County’s Judicial Annex reopens after COVID-19 cases force shutdown

The Frances Dawson Basden Judicial Annex in Pender County has reopened after being closed for four days following positive coronavirus cases in staff members.