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Enrollment at US community colleges plummets amid pandemic

Four-year universities fared better than many had expected, with only a slight enrollment decrease.

Cooper seeks $3.9B bond package, 9 percent teacher raises

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's two-year budget would seek to borrow twice as much as state House Republicans are proposing in their respective proposed construction bond referendums.

Audit: Community colleges should limit paid holidays

Lots of North Carolina community college employees will be having fewer "happy holidays," or at least paid ones.

North Carolina community college system selects new leader

The man who leads the South Carolina Technical College System will become the next president of North Carolina's community colleges.

NC community colleges skip 4-year nursing degree

North Carolina's community college leaders are avoiding a move toward offering four-year nursing degrees that would lead to new questions about the mission of one of the country's largest system of two-year campuses.

CFCC reacts to president’s free college proposal

videoLast night President Barack Obama announced his proposal to offer two years of free community college to students who qualify. The proposal is a grant program, and as such students will need to meet a variety of state and institutional requirements.

NC college systems making student transfers easier

videoNorth Carolina's higher education system has a deal comparable to synchronizing traffic lights. The University of North Carolina and the State Board of Community Colleges will finalize an agreement Friday easing the way for students to transfer between the two systems without losing class credits.

TODAY: CFCC students head back to class, new Union Station opens

videoOver 9,000 have registered for classes at Cape Fear Community College for fall classes that begin today, and if enrollment is any indication, the local demand for job training and affordable higher education remains strong.

Senate bill could snuff out smoking bans at Wrightsville Beach, CFCC

video Public smoking bans tend to spark emotions on both sides of the conversation, and that is certainly true at Wrightsville Beach, the first public beach in the state to ban smoking on the sand. Now a bill in the state Senate could send the ordinance up in smoke.

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Kure Beach council passes ordinance opposing wind energy leases within 24 miles of shoreline

The first year of paid parking wrapped up in the Town of Kure Beach and the council is reporting how much was made and taking a stand against wind energy too close to its shoreline.

Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.