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New Hanover County Schools

Taxes on the rise, some local leaders frustrated

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videoThe county's 'credit card' bill so to speak is getting higher and higher with that cost eventually passed onto the taxpayer. Some local leaders feel the spending is out of control. Meanwhile, others feel new spending on the horizon is a cost we all just have to bear. Full story...
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Nourish NC makes sure kids don't go hungry over summer break

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videoFifty-one percent of the students in New Hanover County are eligible for free or reduced lunch. That means, school might be the only place they get a good meal, but now school is out for the summer. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. school bonds in, permitting changes out

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videoHundreds of people showed up at tonight's New Hanover County Commission meeting. On the agenda, everything from school bonds to special use permits. Full story...
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New heat advisory guidelines for sports for schools in New Hanover County

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New guidelines are now in place for students participating in sports in New Hanover County. These guidelines are effective beginning July 1, 2014. The guidelines specifically address heat concerns, water breaks and other related issues with students participating in sports on hot days. Full story...
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Ashley hoops coach's firing polarizing school community

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videoMore than a month ago Ashley High School dismissed its basketball coach. Since then we've been getting emails and phone calls from supporters of David Rutledge as well as detractors. Today this controversy went to a new level when some students walked out of class in protest. Full story...
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Hoggard honors scholars at first Academic Signing Day

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videoFuture doctors, lawyers and army generals. Some bright high school seniors gave up hanging out with friends, playing sports and doing other activities to focus on their studies. Now all that hard work is finally paying off and being recognized. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Sheila Sokolinsky

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videoSheila Sokolinsky combines a love of technology with a love of teaching to make learning fun for students at Isaac Bear Early College High School in Wilmington. Full story...
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Ashley's Eanes approved for coaching job in Burke County

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videoThe search is underway at Ashley High School for a new head football coach. Screaming Eagles head coach Tom Eanes informed his players on Tuesday that he's accepted a head coaching position in Morganton. The Burke County School Board last night approved Tom Eanes to be the new football coach at Patton High School. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Teachers say pay, opportunity have them following former NHHS principal to Georgia

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videoFormer New Hanover High School principal Todd Finn is leading a new high school in Georgia, and his staff this fall will have many familiar faces. Finn has hired six former colleagues currently teaching in New Hanover County and nearly a dozen more from North Carolina. So why are they following him to the Peach State? Full story...
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Funeral arrangements set for coaching great Joe Miller

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videoFuneral arrangements have been set for area coaching legend Joe Miller, who died Tuesday at the age of 70. Full story...
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