Wilmington, NC – Author Jane Blanks Barnhill had to crawl through weeds and prod into the earth to find fallen stones in many of the small cemeteries she explored for her book, Sacred Grounds: Gone But Not Forgotten.
Barnhill says she became interested in publicizing Lumbee cemeteries after discovering her own great-great grandparents' graves in a remote plot on private land.
Wilmington, NC – When Wilmington's new cranes arrived at the port dangling scraps of their bright yellow catwalks, no one's heart must have hurt more than Walter Taylor's. Taylor is the port's Crane and Heavy Lift Equipment Manager, and for two years, these cranes have been his babies. Taylor helped design everything from the operator cabs to those now-damaged walkways.
Wilmington, NC – The Coast Guard is investigating the collision that damaged four massive cargo cranes that were making their way to the Port of Wilmington.
The cranes were on the last stretch of a long journey that started near Shanghai, when somewhere between the Port of Wilmington and the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge the vessel carrying four massive cargo cranes collided with a dredging barge.