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New Hanover County School Board

StarNews: New Hanover school board will consider $284M bond

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video A possible bond referendum for New Hanover County Schools got a price tag and projects Tuesday. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. School Board could see windfall from state budget

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The New Hanover County school board got tentative good news about the district's state funding at the board meeting Tuesday, the StarNews reports. Full story...
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Candidate Interview: Emma Saunders

Democratic candidate for New Hanover County School Board, Emma Saunders, says her classroom experience allows her to be the best candidate for the job.

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Meet the Democratic candidates for New Hanover County School Board

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video Nine candidates are vying for three open seats on the new hanover county school board. Among them is an incumbent running in a different party this time around. Full story...
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Candidate Interview: Tom Heitman

Tom Heitman is a parent and a Real Estate Broker. His three children are in public schools. Tom says he is very interested in children’s education and he is concerned about the direction the system is going with budget cuts and not focusing on core subjects.

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Candidate Interview: Steve Bilzi

Steve Bilzi is a Republican candidate for new Hanover County Board of Education. Steve is a parent and a former school board member and teacher. He currently is a computer tech consultant. Steve served eight years on the New Hanover Board of Education and was chairman, he says he knows what the job takes at the local, state and national levels.

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Candidate Interview: Lisa Estep

Lisa Estep is a Republican candidate for new Hanover County Board of Education. Lisa is a parent and an accountant. Lisa says her five children have been in the New Hanover County school system for fifteen years and she has seen and learned a lot in that time. Lisa says she thinks she is a good fit for the School Board.

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Candidate Interview: Jeannette Nichols

Jeannette Nichols is a Republican running for re-election to the New Hanover County Board of Education. Nichols is a parent and grandparent and a former classroom teacher. She has been on the Board of Education since 2000 and has been Vice-Chair since 2002. She wants to continue supporting children

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Republican candidates for New Hanover County Board of Education share views

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video We continue our profiles of the candidates leading up to next week's primary election. Meet the five Republican candidates running for a chance to earn a seat on the New Hanover Board of Education. Full story...
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Candidate Interview: Tammy Covil

Tammy Covil is a parent. She runs a small business with her husband. Her four children are currently in the New Hanover County School system. Covil says she has a vested interest in insuring the students are educated and prepared for the real world.

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Candidate Interview: Elizabeth Redenbaugh

Candidate and current member of the New Hanover County School
Board, Elizabeth Redenbaugh, discusses the biggest challenges facing the
school district and how her recent move between political parties may
affect her run for re-election.

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School board member upset over loss of web domain

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video A New Hanover County School Board member has learned what could happen if you let a domain expire. Elizabeth Redenbaugh discovered she could not re-register her website because someone else owned it. She was surprised to find out who the new owner is. Full story...
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School board focuses on budget amid civil rights complaints

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videoThe New Hanover County Board of Education meeting Tuesday was business as usual, focusing on the budget with little discussion about the controversy surrounding seclusion rooms or two complaints filed against the county. The topic of seclusion rooms was not on the agenda, until the public comment portion of the meeting. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. School Board member files for county commission

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A New Hanover County School Board member has officially thrown his hat in the race for county commission. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach mayor, school board chair disagree on sales tax increase plan

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videoGov. Bev Perdue’s proposed sales tax increase to help fund public education has made her unpopular with many voters. However, mayors throughout the state, including a few in our area are banning together in support of the tax increase. Full story...
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