Experts recommended delaying start times for middle and high schools
Submitted by Helen Holt on Mon, 08/25/2014 - 4:53pm.

video The American Academy of Pediatrics released a recommendation to delay start times of middle and high schools students. With teens whose natural sleep cycles make it difficult to fall asleep before 11 pm, AAP recommends schools start classes at 8:30 am or later.

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SURPRISE SQUAD gives a jolt to the start of the school year!
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:52pm.

videoSomething was percolating inside cape fear community college's union station today. The WWAY Surprise Squad teamed up with Perry's Emporium to give folks quite a jolt.

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The SURPRISE SQUAD goes back-to-school shopping
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:27pm.

video Buying back-to-school supplies can come at a hefty cost. WWAY teamed up with Alan Perry and Perry's Emporium again for the Surprise Squad.

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Sex offender stopped on school campus
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:19pm.

videoA man registered as a sex offender was picked up at a Brunswick County school yesterday with the help of new technology. James Fowler was arrested at Supply Elementary School when he attempted to attend an awards ceremony hosted by the school.

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Raleigh couple gives NC State $3 million
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 7:53am.

A Raleigh couple is giving North Carolina State University $3 million to start a program to help rural students get into the school.

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Split NC education board OKs new testing levels
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 10:54pm.

A split North Carolina State Board of Education has agreed to change how students will be labeled based on standardized test scores in a move which means more students will be considered proficient in skills and courses.

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Nourish NC packs boxes with food for families in need
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 12/04/2013 - 8:05pm.

videoTwo Wilmington Rotary Clubs helped Nourish NC pack boxes full of food for families in need in the Cape Fear Wednesday. Friday afternoon, the boxes will be delivered to families across the Port City to ensure they have food to eat this weekend.

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NC school board considering abstinence grants for Bladen, Duplin Co.
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 6:25am.

North Carolina's school board is expected to distribute about $800,000 to 19 rural public school districts to help teach children to abstain from sex.

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NC's first military public charter school celebrates grand opening
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 4:48pm.

videoNorth Carolina’s first military public charter school celebrated its grand opening today. Students, dressed top to bottom in military uniforms at the new Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy will be getting a different educational experience this year.

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Church hands out free school supplies
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 08/10/2013 - 5:05pm.

videoThe First Baptist Church of Leland handed out free school supplies for the third consecutive year this weekend. Parents and children began lining up an hour before the church doors even opened, and for good reason.

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