New Hanover County Schools
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School leader explains need for $160 million bond
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:32am.

videoNew Hanover County voters have the choice to pass a $160 million school bond this election season. The money would fund 14 projects across the county, including a new elementary school, renovations to existing schools and technology updates.

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NEW DETAILS: School district employee charged with child porn suspended with pay
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:48am.

videoA Wilmington man who works for the county school system is now suspended with pay after charges of child porn.

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School district employee charged with child porn
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/21/2014 - 4:20pm.

videoA Wilmington man who works for the county school system has been charged after investigators say they found an image of a naked child on his computer.

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D.C. Virgo teacher charged with DWI, driving 103 mph
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:26am.

A New Hanover County Schools teacher was arrested near Leland Saturday and charged with DWI. Trooper Sanders said William Bessmer was riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle and had been traveling at 103 mph in a 55-mph work zone.

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FIRST ON 3: School bus driver resigns amid investigation
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:05pm.

video A New Hanover County Schools bus driver has resigned amid an investigation. David Penson submitted his resignation today.

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School bus driver suspended after incident caught on camera
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/29/2014 - 3:44pm.

A New Hanover County School bus driver has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of an investigation by the district of some sort of incident.

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Teacher charged with threatening neighbor back at work
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/11/2014 - 3:08pm.

videoA teacher charged with threatening her neighbor is back at work after a brief suspension. A New Hanover County Schools spokeswoman says Wanda Leggett returned to work today.

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New Hanover Co. teacher suspended after assault, threat arrest
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/08/2014 - 2:54pm.

video A New Hanover County teacher has been suspended after a neighbor swore out a warrant accusing her of a racial threat.

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Report provides insight on if schools make the grade
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:51pm.

videoIt's that time of the year again. Summer is over, and kids are back in class. But how did their schools perform last year? The state released accountability and testing results for the last school year.

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New initiatives designed to keep kids safe at school and home
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:32pm.

videoThe school year is fast approaching, and for some has already arrived. In a news conference today New Hanover County officials presented two new initiatives targeted toward child safety in and out of school.

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