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Wilmington community celebrates annual MLK Banquet

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than just one day of celebration.

Flight 22 Basketball set to host Chatlee MLK Jam

There will once again be high school basketball on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Rocky Point. Flight 22 Basketball will be hosting the Chatlee MLK Jam at Heide Trask High School. 

Keynote speaker for MLK event reflects on message and controversial Tweet

Sellers talked about the need to continue Dr. King's work to address injustice anywhere.

MLK Celebration Committee holds Battle of the Bands

In honor of MLK Day Monday, Wilmington's MLK Celebration Committee has been putting on events all week long.

Trump marks King day out of view, buffeted by race claims

President Donald Trump marked his first Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday Monday largely out of sight, buffeted by accusations that he used a racially tinged word to describe African countries and scoffed at the suggestion of admitting more Haitians to the U.S.

Southport plans MLK, Jr. Day events

Southport's ​Martin​ ​Luther​ ​King​ ​Celebration​ ​Committee has planned a two day celebration of the Martin Luther King holiday.

MLK, Jr. Celebration to be biggest ever

To mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the Southeastern North Carolina Celebration committee has planned the biggest week of events ever for the Cape Fear.

National host Roland Martin to speak at UNCW MLK event

TV One’s Rowland Martin will be the guest speaker at the UNCW MLK Celebration Event on Thursday.

Week-long MLK celebrations end Monday with parade in Wilmington

Southeastern North Carolina's week-long Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration wraps up Monday with the downtown parade.

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Brunswick County passes budget for FY 2021-2022

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

According to court documents, Dowless, 65, defrauded the Social Security Administration by concealing his work and income while receiving monthly benefits payments. 

Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

The bill puts much of that extra money in a savings reserve and an infrastructure construction fund, and makes deeper tax cuts than Republicans originally pitched.