Schools

Judge probes if NC student shortcomings are legal problem
A state judge wants an explanation of test results showing that more than half of North Carolina public school students are not learning at grade level. Wed, 04/08/2015 - 2:35am
NC schools assigned A through F grades on student results
About one out of 20 North Carolina public schools are getting an "A" while about 6 percent brought home an "F" on new statewide school report cards. Thu, 02/05/2015 - 5:22pm
Winter Weather Advisory expires for Southeastern NC
The Winter Weather Advisory has now expired for everyone across Southeastern NC. Wintry mix precipitation fell across the region this morning causing dangerous road conditions leading to many accidents. Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:06pm
Brunswick Co. School Board names interim superintendent
In a closed session Thursday afternoon, members of the Brunswick County School Board named an interim superintendent. That person will take over after the contract of Dr. Edward Pruden was terminated last week. Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:23pm
Police: PTA president steals more than $4,000
Burgaw Police are looking for a woman accused of stealing thousands from at PTA while she was its co-president. Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:10pm
State Superintendent Dr. June Atkinson tours schools, speaks about lottery and taxes
State Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Dr. June Atkinson visited Bladen County schools Tuesday. Bladen County is one of three counties in the area asking voters to help pay for school improvements in the upcoming election. Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:56pm
Abortion, schools featured in new NC Senate ads
Close to $2 million is being spent by outside groups on new television advertisements in North Carolina's U.S. Senate race - one from anti-abortion forces and another from the nation's largest teachers union. Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:49pm
ONLY ON 3: Brunswick County School Board members approve raises for themselves, but is it legal?
Brunswick County School Board members have a little extra cash in their pockets after passing this year's budget, or do they? Their salaries have gone up nearly 26% in just two years while salaries for teachers continue to crawl. But there are now questions about whether the raises are legal. Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:16pm
Teacher of the Week: School Year Recap
From shock and surprise to tears of joy, winning Teacher of the Week comes with a lot of differing emotions. One thing that all winners have in common is a big check to help them teach our area kids. Tue, 05/27/2014 - 10:00pm
Brunswick County students head to school, buses back in action
It’s the final few hours of summer for Brunswick County students, and big preparations are in order to make sure the first day flows smoothly. Brunswick County students head back to school tomorrow, but getting there can be a pain, especially on the first day. Luckily, one man says he has the solution. Mon, 08/26/2013 - 3:50am