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Columbus County FFA teacher selected at ‘Teacher of the Week’

A teacher at a school in Columbus County has made it his mission to educate and groom a new generation of livestock farmers and veterinarians.

Shallotte teacher uses love of weightlifting to motivate middle-schoolers

Shallotte, NC (WWAY) -- Walk down the halls of Shallotte Middle School and you may hear Joey Bullock's hearty laugh. A graduate of Wyoming State...

Chorus teacher makes impact at two area middle schools

Music is known for improving one's mood, reducing stress and improving communication, things any of use can benefit from.

East Columbus High School English teacher receives ‘Teacher of the Week’ recognition

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- Step inside Tara Williamson's class and you'll quickly see hand painted coats of arms displayed on the walls. "The students...

Bellamy Elementary School math teacher recognized as ‘Teacher of the Week’

Fifth graders in Christina Hatch's math class at Bellamy Elementary School are reviewing how to divide fractions to prepare for an upcoming test.

Burgaw Elementary exceptional children’s teacher wins ‘Teacher of the Week’

Tiffany Hansley-Jones teaches exceptional children or students with special needs at Burgaw Elementary School.

Teacher uses ‘Elf on the Shelf’ to keep watchful eye on students

Keeping students focused before the holiday break may be easier said than done, but one teacher at Town Creek Elementary School has a little helper to keep a watchful eye over her students.

Pender County teacher inspires students at Title 1 school

Fostering a sense of community and building relationships are fundamental to Zachary Pierson's personal teaching philosophy.

South Topsail Elementary teacher does back handsprings to motivate students

Some teachers hand out scratch-and-sniff stickers when students earn good grades, but South Topsail Elementary School teacher Carly Silver literally flips when her students perform well.

Whiteville High teacher makes all the world a stage for her students

A group of Whiteville High School students are about to embark on an adventure that will have them traveling halfway around the world for a unique event, and it's all thanks to our Teacher of the Week.

Holly Shelter Middle School special needs teacher sees potential in each student

Kayla Thomas is in her first year of teaching at Holly Shelter Middle School and she's already making an impression on her special needs students and their parents. Altogether, she's taught seven years, all of which have involved special needs children.

Codington Elementary School teacher uses sign language to promote inclusive learning

Jenny Walters enjoys teaching kindergarteners and after more than two decades in the same classroom, she's even taught some of the children of her former students.

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‘Negative, uncivil’: Voters react to chaotic first 2020 presidential debate

People around the nation and right here in the Cape Fear are still digesting the fiery debate Tuesday night between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.