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Group presents petition against redistricting plan

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More than 850 members of the community have signed the petition. The group says the current neighborhood school map separates socioeconomic groups. Full story...
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Former teacher says Wrightsboro mold problem years old

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video Last week an environmental study showed mold in the ceilings of the 300 and 400 buildings of Wrightsboro and found air quality issues in one classroom. All students were moved out of the affected buildings Full story...
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Students compete in regional science fair

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video Students from third through 12th grades from all over Southeastern North Carolina put their science projects on display for the public and the judges. Full story...
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Parent says mold an old problem at Wrightsboro Elementary

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video The school will host an informational session for parents Monday night at 6:30, but one parent says the cleaning is long overdue. Tonight at 6 we'll hear from that parent, who says school employees have known about the mold problem for months. Full story...
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Suspended bus driver at gym when we came knocking

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WWAY's Nadine Maeser tried to speak with the driver Otis Hames at his home today. Full story...
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Elderly bus driver charged in Wednesday crash

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video Wilmington Police charged 80-year-old Otis Hames with failure to yield the right of way yesterday, but school officials say prior to the accident Hames had a clean driving record and all of the qualifications for the job. Full story...
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Mold forces changes at New Hanover County school

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An environmental test at Wrightsboro Elementary School found mold in six of 12 classrooms tested. Full story...
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Former sub commander visits students

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Capt. Mark Davis returned to the Port City to speak to a group of fifth graders at Eaton Elementary School. Full story...
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BREAKING NEWS: 1 hurt in car vs. school bus accident

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A scary situation for some New Hanover County students on the way home today. Their bus was involved in an accident with a car at North Kerr Avenue and McClelland Drive in Wilmington. Full story...
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Middle school redistricting meeting rescheduled

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The New Hanover County School Board has moved back its next middle school redistricting work session. Full story...
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School kids celebrate Mardi Gras

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Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is traditionally a day of excess and celebration before Lent, which starts with Ash Wednesday tomorrow. Full story...
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Drill lets cops, teachers practice school safety

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videoDeputies, officers and school faculty spent at least five hours learning how to react when a gunman enters the building and starts shooting. Full story...
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School Board wants your questions for superintendent hopefuls

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The board wants to know what question you want asked of the applicants. Full story...
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A real education lottery

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videoToday was the annual lottery for Charter Day School in Leland. The lottery system is needed because the state caps the number of charter schools and the students they can teach leaving some families disappointed. Full story...
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Murrayville principal wins regional honor

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A New Hanover County principal has been selected Regional Principal of the Year. Full story...
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