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Police urge extra caution when driving through school zones

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With school back in session we need to remember to be extra careful driving through those school zones. Full story...
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Racist fliers put school, community on edge

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videoTension was high for the first day of school in Columbus County. It began yesterday when residents in the Town of Evergreen woke up to fliers all over their neighborhoods -- fliers claiming to be from the Ku Klux Klan. With the start of school in Columbus County, many people were concerned about what the day would bring. This after hateful, racist fliers geared towards local schools were found all over the Town of Evergreen Sunday. Full story...
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Southern Baptists work to open schools

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With public schools scheduled to open their tradition calendar year today, Southern Baptists are working to open their own schools. Full story...
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Teachers prepare for start of school

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Local teachers used Sunday to prepare before the start of school on Monday. Full story...
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Heavy bookbags hurt students, physical therapists urge safety

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School has started or is starting soon and physical therapists are trying to make sure kids don't hurt themselves by having too much in their backpacks. Full story...
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Pender County students to study Bible

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Students in the Pender County school district will have Bible class after all, and some new options when they attend. Full story...
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Schools try to fight childhood obesity problem

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There's been a lot of talk on how schools can fight the childhood obesity problem: from fewer vending machines to healthier lunches and more PE classes. But as millions of kids go back to classes over the next few weeks will they see any of these changes? Full story...
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Brunswick County to improve Bellville Elementary situation

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The Brunswick County Board of Education taking action to improve the situation at Belville Elementary School. The school is overflowing. Full story...
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Some Ogden Elementary students to attend class in trailers

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New Hanover County schools start Monday, and some classes won't be held in classrooms at all. The brand new Ogden Elementary School cost $15 million. Still, some classes will be held in trailers outside of the school. Full story...
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NC needs more educated, skilled workers than colleges can provide

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A report out today says North Carolina's universities are falling behind on providing the number of well-educated, skilled workers the state needs. Full story...
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Princeton Review awards UNCW 'Best in the Southeast,' 'Best Value'

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For the fourth consecutive year, the University of North Carolina Wilmington received the 2008 "Best in the Southeast" and "Best Value" designation by The Princeton Review. Full story...
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University of North Carolina panel suggests campus safety steps

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A task force says University of North Carolina campuses should develop plans for responding to any emergency. Full story...
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Carolina Diaries: College Kid

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videoAlyssa Cruz is 15 years old. As you'd expect, she's a student. What you might not expect is where she goes to school. Alyssa is a full-time student, taking 13 units at Brunswick Community College. Full story...
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More students on road as UNCW resumes classes

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Classes start Wednesday at UNC-Wilmington, and that means you can expect many more cars on the road. Full story...
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Ninth-graders work on high school diploma, college degree

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videoAs classes started Tuesday some ninth-graders got a chance to work toward a high school diploma and a college degree. Full story...
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