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How long did artist Rowan LeCompte live in Wilmington? You asked!

How many N.C. Azalea Festival queens were black? You asked!

Have there been any cults in the Cape Fear region?

When did TV’s the Cisco Kid come to Wilmington with the circus? You asked!

What’s the history on the two columns recently exposed on Airlie Road? You asked!

How did Banks Channel get its name? You asked!

Can we get the city to bring back the Nautical Festival? You asked!

An old Brunswick County map shows N.C. 133 as a TS-SC-Gravel road. What does that mean? You asked!

What happened to the Lustron houses in Wilmington? You asked!

Does Emmylou Harris have a family connection to Wilmington? You asked!

Are medical records from the Babies Hospital still available? You asked!

Which Kenan donated the fountain at Fifth and Market? You asked!

Which Kenan manned the machine gun in the 1898 riot? You asked!

Are there any photos of the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mendota? You asked!

How many U.S. Navy ships have been named for North Carolina? You asked!

What was the history behind the mini-golf course where MarketPlace Mall now stands? You asked!

There were two drive-in theaters on Carolina Beach Road. Where were they? You asked!

Did workmen bury a bulldozer under South College Road when it was widened? You asked!

What is latest on the Davina Buff Jones murder re-investigation? You asked!

What hymnal would Baptists have been using in 1814? You asked!

Can you tell me the history behind Trask Middle School in Wilmington? You asked!

How did Winnabow get its name? You asked!

Who was Smith Creek named for? You asked!

When did an airplane have an accident on Shipyard Boulevard? You asked!

Geologically speaking, how old is the Cape Fear River? You asked!

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