Kanye West
14 hours ago
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University unrolls Kanye West class; is huge success

75 students are registered for "Politics of Kanye West: Black Genius and Sonic Aesthetics," which began this week. There's a waiting list to get in.
HB2 House Bill 2 gavel
18 hours ago
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UNC President says job candidates refusing to move because of HB2

Academics being recruited by North Carolina's public university system have ruled out moving to the state because of a law limiting legal protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people.
Teacher Sarah Osborne and student Madeline Chandler talk about big trip ahead. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
2 days ago
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Local students will travel to presidential inauguration

A group of area students are traveling to Washington D.C. to see the 58th Presidential Inauguration.
(Photo: Roger Bacon Academy)
2 days ago
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Court rules Roger Bacon Academy can’t sue former Brunswick Co. Schools Superintendent

A North Carolina appeals court says a company running a string of taxpayer-funded charter schools and its founder cannot sue a former local school superintendent who criticized plans for a competing school.
2 days ago
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School employee fired for tweet correcting student spelling

An employee in Maryland has spoken out after she was fired for a tweet she posted from the school’s social media account, correcting a student’s spelling.
Laney HIgh School students celebrate their achievement (Photo: WWAY)
6 days ago
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All 10 Laney High School nursing students pass CNA test

Laney High School Health Science teachers announced on Friday that all 10 Laney Health Science students who tool the CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) Test passed both the "written" and "skills" portions.
School image desk and books
7 days ago
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Brunswick County offers training for parents of students with an IEP

If your child has an Individualized Education Program and attends school in Brunswick County, there's an upcoming workshop you should check out.
Heidi Ashba uses yoga to help calm her first graders at Bellamy Elementary in Wilmington. (Photo: WWAY)
1 week ago
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Teacher of the Week: Heidi Ashba

When you think of a room full of first graders, do you think of calm and serenity? That's how it is in Heidi Ashba's classroom at Bellamy Elementary, and it's thanks in no small part to yoga.