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Wilmington church needs help finding missing 125-year-old chalice

A silver chalice that one Wilmington church has used for more than 100 years is missing.

Garden club blesses local cemeteries with trees for Arbor Day

As the last Friday in April, planters across the nation are celebrating Arbor Day with public tree plantings.

Firefighter, dog honored on anniversary of deadly Wilmington fire

Flags were laid at the graveside this week for a volunteer firefighter and his trusty dog to remember their heroism made more than a 100 years ago.

Oakdale Cemetery: Oldest living shrub in Wilmington is blooming

Grounds at Oakdale Cemetery are blooming including what is believed to the oldest living shrub in Wilmington.

Students partner with Boy Scouts to clean up Wilmington cemetery

A school assignment has turned into a good cause. Students from Laney High School came out to clean up storm debris at the Oakdale Cemetery Saturday.

Florence cleanup may cause delays to funerals at Wilmington cemetery

Cemetery Superintendent Eric Kozen says the cemetery will remained closed until Saturday as about 125 trees are removed completely and others are trimmed.

Hurricane Florence claims Oakdale Cemetery peacock

Eric Kozen, the superintendent of Oakdale Cemetery, said Monday that the caretaker of neighboring Pine Forest Cemetery had found the peacock’s dead body.
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Florence ‘has forever changed the landscape’ of Oakdale Cemetery

Strong winds and flooding rains from Hurricane Florence has left behind significant damage across much of the Cape Fear. Oakdale Cemetery in Wilmington says the storm has forever changed the landscape.
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Boy Scouts help to retire American flags

Thursday was Flag Day, and Oakdale Cemetery marked the occasion by retiring American Flags which were worn, torn, or faded.

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