Charter school addresses water damage as students return

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) —  New Hanover County schools will not welcome back students until Thursday, but students attending one charter school in Wilmington returned today.

Douglass Academy was damaged in Hurricane Florence.

One person reached out to WWAY, concerned that mold was still present.

Spokesman Winston Orzechowski says all wet materials were removed from the building, dehumidifiers were installed, and walls damaged by water were treated and repainted.

All New Hanover County schools have been inspected for mold.

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