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Education

Leaders discuss community involvement for safer schools

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video Leaders in our community are trying to find a way to prevent violence in schools, like last year's shootings in Connecticut. Full story...
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CFCC closes on boat purchase

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video Cape Fear Community College has finalized a deal to replace its aging research vessel for its Marine Technology program. A spokesman says the school closed on its purchase of the R/V Cape Hatteras yesterday. Full story...
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New charter school to open in Carolina Beach

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video A new charter school is ready to open this fall in Carolina Beach. Today Island Montessori Charter started accepting applications from families in New Hanover and the surrounding counties a day after the state approved its request to be a charter school. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: CFCC getting new ship for Marine Technology program

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video The ship has finally come in for Cape Fear Community College. After a nearly decade-long search for a new training vessel for the college's marine technology program, CFCC will acquire the nationally-known research vessel the R/V Cape Hatteras. Full story...
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NC teacher pay slides against peer states

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While North Carolina's public schools have shown improvements in graduation rates and other indicators, teacher pay dropped to among the lowest in the country as the state struggled through the recession. Full story...
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CFCC honors 'godfather' of NC community college system

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videoConsidered to be the philosophical godfather of the state's community college system, Cape Fear Community College honored Dr. Dallas Herring today. Full story...
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"Read Across America" at Forest Hills Elementary

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Tim Buckley and Cacky Catlett were among many visitors to Forest Hills Elementary who stopped to read stories to children Tuesday. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Saundra Stevens

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video According to one student, she's one of the nicest teachers in his school. So nice, she always takes the time to come visit with him at lunch. We headed out to Castle Hayne Elementary with Tim Buckley for this week's teacher of the week. Full story...
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Former NFL star brings 'Freeze and Think' campaign to area schools

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NC native and NFL star Levar Fisher stops by WWAY before visiting area schools to promote good decisions and following your dreams.video Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. teacher busted for DWI over weekend

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video A teacher at Snipes Academy of Arts & Design was arrested for DWI and speeding Sunday according to police reports. Records show Wilmington Police arrested Olivia Grace Williams, 30, around 2 a.m. Sunday at 1180 Market Street. Full story...
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