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Education

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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NC lawmakers, McCrory looking at lottery changes

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A bill scheduled for House debate this week would delete the name "education" from the North Carolina Education Lottery and tweak advertising. Full story...
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Bill in legislature would allow guns at private schools

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video A Senate bill filed this week would give administrators in private schools the power to allow weapons on school grounds. The administrator and governing body could give written approval to anyone trained and with a permit to carry a gun, teargas or a stun gun. Full story...
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School safety summit planned in Wilmington

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Community leaders in New Hanover County are ready to take a stand against the school shootings. Full story...
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Pope's resignation a lesson in living history for Catholic schools

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video In Rome today, Pope Benedict XVI bid farewell to the Vatican becoming the first pontiff in six centuries to resign. Here in Wilmington, Catholic school teachers are taking this opportunity to educate children on this history in the making and everything involved in choosing up with a new Pope. Full story...
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Student under investigation for having knife on school bus

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A Brunswick County Schools student is under investigation after the child reportedly had a knife on a school bus. Full story...
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Bill would add Bible study at NC public schools

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videoA new bill could allow students to study the Bible in North Carolina schools. No student would be required to take the class. It would be offered as an elective. Full story...
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Lottery would see name change in NC House bill

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Some lawmakers want to remove the word "education" from the North Carolina Education Lottery and restrict advertising for the games. Full story...
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Coastal Carolina University student dies in shooting

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videoA student at Coastal Carolina University has died after a shooting near the campus in Conway. The search for the shooter continues. Full story...
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