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School Safety

ABC Board donates $100,000 to school security fund

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video New Hanover County Commissioner Thomas Wolfe announced Tuesday morning that the ABC Board has donated $100,000 to help fund security officers at all elementary schools. Full story...
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Cooper: NC should revisit safe schools proposal

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North Carolina's attorney general is calling on lawmakers and the governor to reconsider recommendations he made more than six years ago that he believes will make schools safer. Full story...
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WB aldermen talk restaurant plan, smoking ban, school safety

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videoIt was a busy first meeting for new Town Manager Tim Owens. Wrightsville Beach Alderman discussed school security, a new restaurant and an Eagle Scout's plan to help the community. Full story...
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NC schools take preventative steps after Newtown

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The Connecticut school massacre is leading North Carolina's school board to look again at steps aimed at keeping safe 1.5 million public school students and more than 100,000 educators. Full story...
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CFCC alerts students to incident on campus

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video Cape Fear Community College has alerted students and staff to an incident that happened at the downtown Wilmington campus yesterday. Full story...
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New Hanover schools to undergo safety review

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The New Hanover County Board of Education will spend up to $200,000 for a security and safety review of all 47 buildings in the district. Full story...
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Officers to remain in Brunswick County Schools

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video The Brunswick County Board of Education approved taking $245,838 from fund balance to retain school resource officers in all elementary schools for the remainder of the 2012-13 school year. Full story...
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Columbus County also exploring increasing officers in schools

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video Columbus County Superintendent Alan Faulk says safety is one of his school system's top priorities. At a meeting Monday night, educators asked county commissioners for support to make area schools safer. Full story...
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WPD could contribute four officers to county's school safety plan

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video The Wilmington Police Department is looking to help out with security in schools throughout New Hanover County. Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said today he could provide four police officers to help in the county's effort to increase law enforcement presence at schools. Full story...
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Area leaders to discuss school safety

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video Wilmington City Council and Brunswick County leaders hold seperate meetings today, but a common theme of school safety will be discussed at each. Full story...
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