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Education

Improving school technology is top priority

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School board members from New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties all say the same thing: improving technology in the schools in our area is at the top of the list. Full story...
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Anderson Elementary reassigning students

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One New Hanover County school is again reassigning students for the coming school year. Full story...
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Gravesite found behind elementary school

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A gravesite found behind Belville Elementary School will be the topic of discussion Monday night. Full story...
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Update: College student stuck in financial limbo

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Last night we told you about a young woman from Canada who moved to our area on a student visa. Her parents are tax paying citizens in North Carolina, but their daughter is being denied in state tuition rates by UNCW. Full story...
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New Hanover High School dropout looks back at decision

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videoA former New Hanover High School student who dropped out says it was a difficult decision, but one he says was right for him at the time. Full story...
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Audit: NC Central administrator stole thousands in grant money

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A state audit has found that a high-ranking administrator at North Carolina Central University stole thousands of dollars in grant money, possibly to pay off his credit cards. Full story...
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Area schools struggling to keep up with growth

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videoThe evidence of our growing region is apparent in our already overcrowded schools. Every school in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender Counties is filled to capacity. Full story...
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Students get doses of reality, mad science

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Some Wilmington eighth graders got a dose of reality Friday. The Reality Store opened Friday morning at Williston Middle School. A couple of miles away at Eaton Elementary School mad scientists took over. Full story...
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UNC System votes to increase tuition 1.2 percent; fees also go up

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Tuition and fees are increasing across the University of North Carolina system. Full story...
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State of Columbus County

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Many local counties are dealing with growth. The subject was one of the main topics during Columbus County's state of the county address Thursday. Full story...
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Report: N.C. high school dropout rate increases in 2006-07

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The number of North Carolina high school students who dropped out during the 2006-2007 school year was the highest in seven years. Full story...
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Third powder-filled package sent to Rocky Mount school

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School officials in Nash County can only open mail after students go home for the day because of three powder-filled packages recently sent to area schools. Full story...
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Ebony Magazine senior editor visits UNCW

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videoIn honor of Black History Month the senior editor of Ebony Magazine paid a visit to UNCW Wednesday. Full story...
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White powder forces Rocky Mount middle school lockdown

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Authorities are investigating a possible link between two powder-filled envelopes mailed to Rocky Mount schools in the past week. Full story...
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Williston Senior High School alumni remember school desegregation

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videoForty years ago life changed dramatically for thousands of people living in our area. That's when Williston Senior High, New Hanover County's only African American high school, closed its doors. Full story...
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