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New Hanover County Schools

ONLY ON 3: Parent questions NHC school board bidding policy

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video A New Hanover County parent is upset with how the the school system is handing his tax dollars. Specifically, he questions how the district awards bids for work. Last fall the New Hanover County School District started a bidding process for lawn companies to take care of their athletic fields. Parent Chad O'Shields says the district violated a bidding policy and state law using taxpayer money. Full story...
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Commissioners approve final $40M in bonds for CFCC

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Cape Fear Community College will get to spend the final $40 million of bond money voters approved several years ago after a long debate by the New Hanover County Commission today. Full story...
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New Hanover, Pender schools want control of calendar returned

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Two local school systems are lobbying state lawmakers to return the control of local school calendars to local boards of education – a movement backed by the N.C. School Boards Association and strongly opposed by the coastal tourism industry, which suffered when school systems began cutting summer short a decade ago. Full story...
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School bond money already being spent

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videoIt's been a couple months now since voters approved a $160-million school bond in New Hanover County. So when does that money start going to our schools and what's first on the list? That money is heading to New Hanover County Schools for everything from repairs to out and out replacement. Full story...
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Driver suffers medical episode, crashes school bus

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video A school bus driver was taken to the hospital after crashing a bus on Carolina Beach Road this morning. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Carla Simon

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videoCarla Simon has only lived in the Cape Fear area for nine months, but she has already discovered a classroom of students that inspire her. Full story...
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Name sought for new school in New Hanover County

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videoNew Hanover County Schools is planning to build a new elementary school. Now the district is looking for a name. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commission approves land purchase for new school

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners have approved letting the school district spend more than $1.6 million to buy land for a new school. Full story...
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Three races still tight after vote canvass

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video Canvass results from last week's election show candidates for one local race are still separated by just a few votes. Full story...
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Schools get boost in New Hanover, Pender, not in Bladen

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Voters in New Hanover and Pender counties have given a big boost to local schools by approving bond referenda, but Bladen County residents gave a resounding no to raising taxes for schools. Full story...
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