US Supreme Court will hear copyright case tied to Blackbeard flagship
The nation's highest court has agreed to take on a North Carolina case contesting how state officials used video footage of the Queen Anne's Revenge, the flagship of the fabled pirate captain Blackbeard sunk just off the cost of Beaufort.
Argh! Raleigh history museum plans Pirate Fest this weekend
The N.C. Museum of History is hosting its first Pirate Fest this weekend, featuring all kinds of pirate-related activities - from sword fights to swashbuckling games to a chance to "meet" Captain Blackbeard.
Outer Banks ferries fly 'Blackbeard flags' to observe 300 years since pirate's death
Some state ferries along North Carolina's coast will fly Blackbeard's black flags this year to observe the 300th anniversary of the infamous pirate's death in 1718.