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Gun found on Columbus County school bus

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Students found a gun on a South Columbus High School bus this morning. According to Columbus County Sheriff Chris Batten, four students were riding the bus near Tabor City, when one student told the bus driver that a gun was on a seat. Full story...
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NC lottery makes largest education transfer

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A huge jackpot last month helped the North Carolina Education Lottery record its highest quarterly ticket sales ever and its largest cash transfer for education in the lottery's history. Full story...
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Candidate Interview: Tammy Covil

Tammy Covil is a parent. She runs a small business with her husband. Her four children are currently in the New Hanover County School system. Covil says she has a vested interest in insuring the students are educated and prepared for the real world.

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Candidate Interview: Elizabeth Redenbaugh

Candidate and current member of the New Hanover County School
Board, Elizabeth Redenbaugh, discusses the biggest challenges facing the
school district and how her recent move between political parties may
affect her run for re-election.

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SBHS's Aquaculture program wins award

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A group at South Brunswick High School has received some high honor. The aquaculture program at the school won the 2012 Sea World/Busch Gardens Environmental Excellence Award. Full story...
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Columbus County schools to receive bond money

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Some Columbus County schools will get a facelift, thanks to a 3.1 million dollar bond. Full story...
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Local students react to President Obama's college loan speech

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video With so many college students on federal loans, the reaction to interest rates possibly doubling has many Wilmington students upset and hoping the President continues to push Congress on extending the current rate. Full story...
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NC Senate wants merit pay, end teacher tenure

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Republicans in the North Carolina Senate are rolling out a package of public school initiatives they say would create performance bonuses for teachers but end their employment tenure so that districts could more easily dismiss ineffective ones. Full story...
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UNCW chancellor officially installed

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video It was a day of celebration at UNC Wilmington, as the school officially installed its new chancellor. Gary Miller says he's ready for the challenge, with a focus on preparing students for future careers. Full story...
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CFCC students raise money through annual plant sale

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Tomorrow you have the chance to spruce up your garden while supporting local students. Cape Fear Community College hosts its annual plant sale at the North Campus. Full story...
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