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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.

Renowned surgeon takes part in UNCW MLK celebration

video Benjamin Carson is the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Underground Railroad Kiosk Dedicated

video The city of Wilmington celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday today by unveiling a kiosk honoring the underground railroad. It underscores just how much history there is in the Port City.

UNCW students take part in national MLK Day Challenge

The 35 students are cleaning and painting Girls Inc., a non-profit organization that empowers at-risk youth in downtown Wilmington.

Local Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations

If you would like to take part in any Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations, here is some of what is going on around town.

Still honoring Dr. King

videoIt's been almost a week since Martin Luther King Day, but many community churches are still celebrating.

Wilmington celebrates Dr. King’s life, legacy

videoHundreds of people hit the streets of Wilmington Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Many were out on the streets of Wilmington to take in the excitement.

Presidential candidates address King rally

The three leading Democratic presidential candidates spoke this afternoon to those gathered at the Statehouse in Columbia to honor slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Junior.

Historians fear MLK’s full legacy being lost

It's among the most famous speeches in American history, but some historians fear Martin Luther King's message is being overshadowed by the "I have a dream" speech that has become synonymous with the civil rights leader.

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This Wilmington brewery has beer made with pumpkin pies

It may not feel like Autumn outside just yet, but this new beer may have taste buds saying FALLelujah!

Deputies identify 19-year-old man killed in Chadbourn shooting

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a Chadbourn triple shooting.

NHCS: Threatening social media post prompted lockdown at three schools

Anderson Elementary, Murray Middle, and Ashley High schools were placed under a brief lockdown Friday morning.

New Hanover County reports record-high COVID-19 deaths in the past week

New Hanover County Public Health officials reported 37 deaths from COVID-19 over the past week, bringing the total number of county residents who have died from COVID-19 to 250.