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Teacher of the Week: Tara Cumbee

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videoA handful of parents took time to nominate Tara Cumbee as WWAY's Teacher of the Week. And for a teacher described as enthusiastic, Ms. Cumbee sure was silent and surprised! Full story...
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New Hanover Co. School Board slated to continue talks on fraternization policy

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videoThe New Hanover County School Board's Policy Committee is scheduled to continue discussions on a new fraternization policy this afternoon. The board won't admit it, but an ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION uncovered that Superintendent Tim Markley has been having a relationship with his former administrative assistant, a internal relationship that the current policy doesn't address. The board will only say that it is attempting to change the policy to better match state policy. We will have multiple reporters at this afternoon's meeting and will have live reports starting at 5:00 p.m. on WWAY NewsChannel 3. Full story...
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Teachers make statement about education reforms, pay

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videoPublic school teachers around the state decked out in red hit the streets to take a stand against recent spending cuts. In New Hanover County, educators and even some parents and students stood outside their schools holding signs in support of better pay and benefits for teachers. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION: While teacher pay stays flat, 6 secretaries make more than $50k at New Hanover Co. Schools

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videoNew details in our investigation of a reported relationship between New Hanover County Schools Superintendent Dr. Tim Markley and an administrative assistant he supervised. We are learning more about why she and some other administrative assistants have higher salaries than most teachers. Full story...
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Incident involving kids, gun near New Hanover HS under investigation

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video Wilmington Police are investigating an incident involving two juveniles and a gun near New Hanover High School this afternoon. Full story...
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Student's love for fashion to benefit women in need

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video Fashion has always been a passion for one high school senior, who is now taking her love for clothes to help benefit women in need. Alicia McDonald is a senior at Hoggard High School and is currently working on her senior project. Full story...
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Wilmington business creates custom costumes for special needs students

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video Even though it's time for Halloween it was more like Christmas for students in Codington Elementary's special needs class. Full story...
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Bellamy Elementary student diagnosed with whooping cough

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videoA New Hanover County Schools spokeswoman confirms one student has been diagnosed with whooping cough at Bellamy Elementary. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION: New Hanover Co. School superintendent exposes lack of in-house dating rules

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video Tonight in an ONLY ON 3 investigation, we uncover a relationship between the superintendent of New Hanover County Schools and an employee he directly supervised; a relationship that may be impacting district policy. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Suzanne Sexton

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videoSuzanne Sexton goes around the clock! She knows if she wants her chemistry students to make the most of class...she needs to keep them moving and stay moving herself. Full story...
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Fmr. Gov. Hunt urges investment in early childhood education

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Former North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt is urging business, political and civic leaders to invest in early childhood education, saying children should start school ready to learn. Full story...
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UNCW gets $2.5 million gift

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videoUNC Wilmington received one of the largest gifts in school history. The Dobo family gave the university a $2.5 million endowment. It will be added to the previously established Dobo Eendowment, which is valued at more than $5 million. Full story...
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NC teachers' group getting behind school "walk in"

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Public school teachers previously talking about a walkout next month to protest education policies by the North Carolina legislature are now urging solidarity behind what they call a more positive job action. Full story...
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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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