make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Education

CFCC students try to use sun to power ovens

READ MORE:
Ovens powered by solar energy. That's what students in Cape Fear Community College's Sustainable Technologies program built for a class project. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: Appeals court revives UNCW prof's lawsuit

READ MORE:
A federal appeals court has revived a North Carolina professor's lawsuit claiming university officials violated his free-speech rights in denying him a promotion. A three-judge panel of the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday that columns written by Michael Adams focused on matters of public concern and were entitled to First Amendment protection. Full story...
»

NC charter school overhaul bill back in committee

READ MORE:
North Carolina legislators are pushing ahead with a plan that would increase the number of charter schools from the current statewide limit of 100. Full story...
»

Bill changing loan program mandate heads to NC gov

READ MORE:
North Carolina's community colleges wouldn't be forced to participate in the federal student loan program in legislation heading to Gov. Beverly Perdue's desk. Full story...
»

Weather causes school delays

READ MORE:
Brunswick County schools are on a three-hour delay this morning. Full story...
»

CFCC students to take over popular local restaurant

READ MORE:
For one night only, students in Cape Fear Community College's Hotel Restaurant Management program will be taking over the kitchen and dining room at Bluewater Restaurant at Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
»

As legislators debate charter schools, public screens movie on benefits

READ MORE:
With legislators in Raleigh arguing over whether to create more charter schools, folks in Wilmington were educated on the subject through a free screening of "Waiting for Superman." Full story...
»

Brunswick County principal hits the roof

READ MORE:
A Brunswick County school principal was out of the office today... and on the roof. The principal of South Brunswick Middle School honored a promise he made months ago to his students. Full story...
»

Ogden students get truckin' on career path

READ MORE:
video Children at Ogden Elementary School were thinking about possible careers today The students were able to learn about different careers, at the school's annual Truck Career Day. Full story...
»

NC education budget options elicit sharp response

READ MORE:
Eliminating $1.3 billion in temporary taxes for next year's North Carolina state budget is leading to some sobering options about where to cut, particularly in public education. Full story...
»

UNCW chancellor search narrows

READ MORE:
The 16-member search committee tasked with helping select the University of North Carolina Wilmington's next chancellor met today to discuss the top candidates for the job and determine who will be invited to participate in the first round of the interview process. Full story...
»

School mourns students killed in crash

READ MORE:
video A community is in mourning after the car crash yesterday in Brunswick County that killed a family of four. Two of the victims were a six-year-old boy and his nine-year-old brother. Both boys were students at Waccamaw School in Ash. The school lost another student just a few weeks ago. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: What you post online can come back to haunt you

READ MORE:
videoThe popularity of social media websites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube has the world more connected than ever, but could your cyber paper trail come back to haunt you? Full story...
»

New law to help improve child nutrition

READ MORE:
videoRep. Mike McIntyre and USDA Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon came to Bladen County to celebrate National Nutrition Month. During their visit to Elizabeth Primary School, McIntyre and Concannon spoke to students and faculty about the importance of nutrition in public schools. Full story...
»

$80 million gift will improve 3 buildings at Duke

READ MORE:
An $80 million gift from the Duke Endowment will be used to renovate a student union center and to improve acoustics, seating and other amenities at two campus auditoriums. Full story...
»