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Bitty & Beau’s pays $2,200 in back wages and nixes internship program

Bitty & Beau's has made a name for itself as a coffee shop that provides jobs for those with intellectual and developmental delays. Amy Wright, whose two children have Down Syndrome, started the business a year and a half ago.

EXTRAORDINARY UPDATE: Beau’s Coffee hopes to start hiring trend

You'll soon have another option when it comes to getting your coffee in the Port City and there is nothing like it around!

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: It starts with a voice

Amy Wright is a mother of four. Two of her children are diagnosed with Down Syndrome. She'll surely tell you they are two of the best parts of her world. And her message to our world: "It starts with a voice."

ONLY ON 3: Wilmington-shot music video shares powerful message

videoIt's a music video with meaning. You won't see any blinged out rockers, or decked out divas, but you will see the story of a girl with a disability who just wants to fit in, and it was made here in Wilmington.

NCHSAA: No rule change for special athlete

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association says Brett Bowden can still lead the team onto the field, but only as a student manager or student coach. He will not be able to wear equipment.

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About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.