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Local history

Where did the Pigott family of Brunswick County come from? You asked!

Do you have any information on the DeHavilland Vampire Jet that was here in the 1960s? You asked!

Does anyone have a photo of the A&P on Fourth Street in Wilmington? You asked!

What offices are in the Alton Lennon Federal Building on the river? You asked!

Was there ever a motel or hotel in Castle Hayne?

Did Cornwallis stable his horses in St. James Church when he stopped in Wilmington? You asked!

Did EUE Screen Gems receive any sort of government incentive when it set up shop in Wilmington? You asked!

Why did Cornelius Harnett establish Harnett County?

What is the history of the name Holly Shelter? You asked!

What is the history of the old Blue Top Lodge on U.S. 17 north of Wilmington? You asked!

Is the Martindale House haunted? You asked!

Any way to locate a recipe for the pizza burger sold at old MilJo Restaurant? You asked!

When did the Broadfoot Iron Works company start? When did it close? You asked!

What was the World’s Largest Living Christmas Tree? You asked!

What was that pizza place in Wrightsville Beach in the 1960s? You asked!

What is the United National Supreme Council? You asked!

Was the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge purchased from another state? You asked!

Who was the first band to play live on Wilmington radio? You asked!

What happened to the yacht docked across from downtown on the river? You asked!

Did Wilmington turn down a Carnegie library? You asked!

Does anyone have photos of the Wilmington-built S.S. Sapona? You asked!

How many local service members died in World War I and World War II? You asked!

Do you have any info on the home at the north end of Lea-Hutaff Island? You asked!

Why did the weather service reuse the name Bertha? We’ve already had a Bertha. You asked!

What were the five worst hurricanes to hit Southeastern North Carolina? You asked!

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