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Coronavirus is roiling every part of child welfare system

Child welfare agencies in the U.S. have a difficult mission in the best of times, and now they're scrambling to confront new challenges during the coronavirus outbreak.

Americans brace for new life of no school and growing dread

Millions of Americans braced for the week ahead with no school for their children for weeks to come, no clue how to effectively work without child care, and a growing sense of dread about how to stay safe and sane amid the relentless spread of the coronavirus.

New Leland drop-in childcare includes special staff, room for kids with sensory challenges

If you are a parent and need to run some errands or just want a Saturday night out to dinner, a new drop-in childcare facility in Leland might be able to help. But it also has a unique offering for some families.

Child care choices limited for those working outside 9-to-5

Parents like Peele, a casino cocktail waitress, who work outside traditional business hours often are lost in the national conversation about access to child care and early education.

Brunswick Co. after school programs filling up after CIS program ends

Some after school programs in Brunswick County have waiting lists after a surprise announcement from Communities in Schools yesterday.

New Hanover budget includes funding for child care

The budget New Hanover County commissioners passed yesterday included some controversial items, including child care subsidies.

Accused molester listed himself online as babysitter

videoA Pender County man who was arrested last week for molesting a child previously listed himself on a babysitter search website. Cheyne Potrafka is charged with two counts of first-degree sexual offense, two counts of crimes against nature and one count of indecent liberties with a child... but before he was arrested, he listed a profile on the childcare search engine Care.com.

ONLY ON 3: DSS cuts daycare help for hundreds of families

video Bad news is waiting in the mailbox for many families in New Hanover County. The Department of Social Services is dropping 288 children from its Childcare Subsidy Program.

Puzzle Center pieces together childcare

Families with small children and childcare workers have a new resource to help piece together the best aspects of childcare.

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Brunswick County Schools preparing to welcome back K-5 students

Students across the country are beginning to get back into the swing of learning and some children here in the Cape Fear will be back in the classroom full time next week. 

BCSO: Issue may affect calling 911, call 910-253-7490 instead

According to an alert from the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, they are experiencing widespread issues that may affect calling 911.

Harris to voters: Don’t give up as Trump rushes court pick

Kamala Harris is urging voters not to be discouraged by Republican efforts to fill a Supreme Court seat before the election.

Officer charged in Breonna Taylor case pleads not guilty

The lone Kentucky detective charged in connection with the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor has pleaded not guilty.