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US Colored Troops honored in ‘Boundless,’ bronze sculpture to be unveiled on CAM’s historic grounds

Stephen Hayes will debut the USCT monument, "Boundless," on Saturday and open his latest show at CAM, "Voices of Future's Past."...

Remnants of Confederate statues now removed from downtown Wilmington

City of Wilmington contracted crews to remove the two pedestals of the two Confederate statues that were stowed away in June...

State Confederate sons and daughters contest Wilmington’s settlement with local chapter

WILMINGTON ––– The state-level divisions of both the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the United Daughters of...

City finds simple way out with Confederate monument settlement

Hours before its removal, protestors stood in the Market Street median in front of the George Davis statue on June 24,...

Wilmington Confederate monuments not ever coming back

For over a year, brown tarps have flapped over the bases for Confederate statues, which were removed in June 2020. (Port...
The corner of Robert E. Lee and Bedford Forest Drive. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)

In Wilmington neighborhood, division over streets named after KKK grand wizard, Confederate generals

The corner of Robert E. Lee and Bedford Forest Drive. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough) WILMINGTON --- In...

The Confederate monuments are down in Wilmington — for how long, we don’t know

WILMINGTON --- In the early morning hours of Thursday, under the cover of darkness, the City of...

Wilmington leaders largely silent on Confederate statues, mayor orders their protection

A woman walks past Wilmington's Confederate Memorial on Monday morning. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough) WILMINGTON --- City...
The Historic Wilmington Foundation has called for the removal and preservation of the two downtown memorials, including the George Davis statute on Market Street, overlooking downtown Wilmington and the Cape Fear River. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)

Momentum gathering for removal, preservation of Confederate monuments in downtown Wilmington

Two women jog past the Confederate Monument on Third and Dock Street Wednesday evening. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)
The Confederate Soldiers Monument at the intersection of S. 3rd and Dock Streets in downtown Wilmington. (Port City Daily photo/BEN SCHACTMAN)

Confederate memorials in the Cape Fear, are they history or bigotry?

WILMINGTON --- Over the weekend, rioting and violence broke out in neighboring Virginia over a Confederate memorial to Gen. Robert E. Lee. While many...