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

Are there any plans to fly Korean War veterans to Washington to visit the Korean War Memorial? You asked!

What is the story behind the small graveyard on Doral Lane in Hampstead? You asked!

Who were the guys who dressed in turbans and robes and read Bible passages on a cable channel? You asked!

Who was the man known as ‘Dropstitch’? You asked!

What’s the history behind the huge concrete World War II target at the southern end of Fort Fisher? You asked!

What is the origin of the two bronze lanterns in front of the Cotton Exchange? You asked!

Have historical markers in Belville been moved? You asked!

Whatever happened to the British couple whose sailboat was beached at Oak Island in 2013? You asked!

Do you have any information on two Hamsptead girls killed in a fire in the 1940s? You asked!

Was there ever any jail in the 800 block of Nun Street where the sports fields are? You asked!

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!

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