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A silver chalice that one Wilmington church has used for more than 100 years is missing.
As the last Friday in April, planters across the nation are celebrating Arbor Day with public tree plantings.
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.
Grounds at Oakdale Cemetery are blooming including what is believed to the oldest living shrub in Wilmington.
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.
Cemetery Superintendent Eric Kozen says the cemetery will remained closed until Saturday as about 125 trees are removed completely and others are trimmed.
Eric Kozen, the superintendent of Oakdale Cemetery, said Monday that the caretaker of neighboring Pine Forest Cemetery had found the peacock’s dead body.
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.
Thursday was Flag Day, and Oakdale Cemetery marked the occasion by retiring American Flags which were worn, torn, or faded.