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Crews searching for Confederate statue’s 1887 time capsule

Tucked in a grove of ginkgo trees, a glass cube at Logan International Airport pays tribute to those lost aboard the two jetliners that took off from Boston and were hijacked by terrorists who flew them into the World Trade Center towers.

Statue of Confederate Robert E. Lee coming down in Virginia

After years of resistance and a long court battle, one of America’s largest monuments to the Confederacy was being pulled from its prominent perch in Virginia’s capital city Wednesday.

Woman dies after boat hits hidden sand shoal

Officials in North Carolina say a Virginia woman was killed when she was thrown from a boat and run over after it hit a hidden sand shoal off the Outer Banks.

Virginia is set to remove Richmond’s Lee statue on Wednesday

A towering statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia, will be taken down on Wednesday as a symbol of racial injustice, more than 130 years after it was erected in tribute to the South’s Civil War leader.

Ida’s remnants lash states with rain, pose tornado threats

The remnants of Hurricane Ida are blowing into New England, a band of severe weather that's flooding low-lying communities and forcing evacuations in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Coast Guard: Search for missing helicopter suspended

The US Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing helicopter and the two men inside after a three-day search near Albemarle Sound.

NC man sentenced for soliciting explicit photographs from teen boys

Federal authorities say a North Carolina man who used social media to solicit minors in Virginia to send him sexually explicit photographs and videos in exchange for gifts has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison.

Virginia man dies while swimming at Bald Head Island

A Virginia man died while swimming in Brunswick County. 

Northam endorses McAuliffe for Va. governor

McAuliffe was Virginia governor from 2014 to 2018 and is widely seen as the front-runner in the five-way Democratic primary.

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Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.

New Hanover County Commissioners pass stop gap funding to increase affordable housing

Monday morning, New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a measure that could create more workforce housing in the region.