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Students back in class after boiler room fire at South Brunswick High School

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videoStudents have returned to class at South Brunswick High School after a small fire. Firefighters say when they arrived, they saw black smoke coming from the building in Boiling Spring Lakes. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Penny Wolff

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videoFourth grade teacher Penny Wolff is a basketball fan, but she's not letting a team rivalry stand between her and students. Full story...
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NC educators oppose law ending job protections

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videoSome public school teachers and school administrators are pushing back against a new North Carolina law that eliminates job protections for educators. Full story...
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Experts: Simple steps can thwart cyber attacks

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videoCape Fear Community College says you may not think twice after logging onto a website, but you should. CFCC marked its inaugural Cyber Security Awareness Day with a series of lectures on campus. Full story...
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School board, commission discuss millions in bond money for school repairs

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video The New Hanover County School Board and County Commission met this afternoon to talk about a number of issues, including the current condition of some county schools. Commissioners and board members discussed what it will take to fix aging schools, including the possibility of hundreds of millions of dollars in bond money. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Brian Gross

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videoA colleague nominated Mr. Brian Gross, saying the Roland-Grise Middle School Science teacher goes above and beyond for his students. Full story...
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CFCC trustees vote to honor prominent community leader and college supporter Windell Daniels

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videoThe name of longtime Wilmington leader Windell Daniels will have a permanent place inside of Union Station, CFCC's newest and largest classroom building. Full story...
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Not many UNC-CH students sign up for new classes

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Officials at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill say there has been no rush by students and graduates to sign up for classes to replace fraudulent ones they took in the African and Afro-American Studies Department. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Schools offering free training class in bus driver search

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videoBrunswick County Schools is offering free training classes in a search to find candidates to drive its future, according to a news release. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION: Documents show founder of Roger Bacon Academy making millions

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A records request uncovers that Baker Mitchell, founder of Roger Bacon Academy (RBA) in Leland, is making millions of dollars running local charter schools. Full story...
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Entire school joins in for anti-bullying video

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videoStudents at Myrtle Grove Middle School took bullying into their own hands today by making a video condemning the act. Full story...
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CFCC hosts electric car show

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videoCape Fear Community College students held an electric car show this afternoon at the downtown campus. The show featured "green" cars from Wilmington residents and also some new rides from area businesses. Full story...
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Coastal Land Trust pitches in to replace poaches flytraps

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The North Carolina Coastal Land Trust presented the City of Wilmington with $1,700 to restore and replace rare carnivorous plants stolen from Alderman Park. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Shake-up at Roger Bacon Academy

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According to multiple sources, Mark Cramer, headmaster and CEO of the Roger Bacon Academy was recently terminated. We called the academy twice to ask if they could confirm his departure and to talk with founder Baker Mitchell. Office Manager Jill Applewhite hung up on us twice. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Kelly Feamster

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videoSeveral Brunswick County parents took the time to nominate one teacher for her exceptional work...with exceptional children. Mrs. Kelly Feamster works with kids with special needs, particularly children with autism. Full story...
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