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Plaque commemorates historic role of Williston High School

The Historic Wilmington Foundation is honoring an historic building that played a major role in the lives of thousands of students in the Port City.

Black History Month: The history of Williston High School

Amanda Fitzpatrick sat down with Williston Middle School teacher Laura Butler to talk about the history at Williston and how it has impacted our community.

Williston alumni, staff weigh in on potential change of school

School board members say they want an open dialogue about returning Williston Middle to be a high school. Tuesday night, they were on the receiving end of a strong dialogue.

Williston alumni discuss school’s legacy at Cape Fear Museum

Sunday at the Cape Fear Museum, an event was held to discuss and honor New Hanover County's only African-American high school for more than 40 years.

WWAY speaks with former Williston High students about Dr. King

It was 50 years ago Wednesday that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis.

Wilmington 50 year commemoration event to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday is the 50th anniversary of the day the world lost Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Gov. Cooper to deliver keynote address during MLK Commemoration

The night that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis,Tennessee, he was scheduled to be in Wilmington.

Williston alumni celebrate 100 years of education

The Williston school is celebrating it's 100th birthday this year. Today alumni from all across the country came back to celebrate their school and reminisce about the good times they had there.

Former educator, civic leader Lethia Hankins dies at age 80

videoFormer educator and public activist Lethia Hankins, who was once chairwoman of the Wilmington Housing Authority and a member of Wilmington City Council for several years, has died.

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Cher in Pakistan for resettlement of ‘loneliest elephant’

The elephant has lived in the zoo for 35 years, and lost his partner in 2012. He was diagnosed by veterinarians as both overweight and malnourished earlier this year, and also suffers behavioral issues.

Duke Energy warns of scams hitting customers

The company is reporting more than 25,000 customer scam attempts this year – the highest year on record.

Pope elevates 13 new cardinals then puts them in their place

Most removed their face coverings when they approached a maskless Francis to receive their red hats, but the first African-American to become a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church kept his on.