North Topsail beach leaders looking for beach re-nourishment funding.
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North Topsail leaders pursue more dredging

North Topsail Beach Town leaders are trying to find money to pay for the next beach re-nourishment project.
Raleigh couple gives NC State $3 million
1 year ago
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Raleigh couple gives NC State $3 million

A Raleigh couple is giving North Carolina State University $3 million to start a program to help rural students get into the school.
NC judge hears lawsuits over private school grants
2 years ago
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NC judge hears lawsuits over private school grants

A North Carolina judge is evaluating a new law that would let taxpayer money be used by low-income parents to send their children to private or religious schools.
Council agrees to ask for grant to hire gang prevention specialists
2 years ago
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Council agrees to ask for grant to hire gang prevention specialists

The Wilmington City Council took another step to fight the gang problem in Wilmington Tuesday night. Council Members passed a resolution to apply for a grant to hire one full-time and one part-time gang prevention specialist.
FAA to award ILM with $5.4M grant to improve airport runway
2 years ago
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FAA to award ILM with $5.4M grant to improve airport runway

Wilmington International Airport will soon get funding from the Federal Aviation Administration to improve an existing runway, according to a news release.
NC school board considering abstinence grants for Bladen, Duplin Co.
2 years ago
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NC school board considering abstinence grants for Bladen, Duplin Co.

North Carolina's school board is expected to distribute about $800,000 to 19 rural public school districts to help teach children to abstain from sex.
Grant helps WPD crime lab expand
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Grant helps WPD crime lab expand

City Council accepted a grant from the North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Program during Tuesday night's meeting. The grant, of $161,920.00, will allow the Wilmington Police Department to expand the capabilities of its crime lab.