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Teen facing charges for bringing gun on school property

A Wilmington teen accused of bringing a gun onto school property faces multiple charges. New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies arrested 19-year-old Terry Earl Hooper around 9:30 Friday night at the football jamboree at legion stadium.

Duke to host 6-week, 18-event tribute to jazz’s Thelonious Monk

Jazz genius Thelonious Monk, whose North Carolina roots were evident in his music and his accent long after he moved to New York, will be celebrated next month during an 18-event tribute at Duke University.

School supplies tax-free this weekend

For many students the first day of classes is just around the corner. That means it's time to pick up "back to school" supplies. This weekend is a good time to stock up, as most of what you will likely need is tax free.

Local mother starts autism summer school

videoA local mother of two autistic boys has turned the challenges of her situation into a blessing for many other families. She was able to single-handedly start a summer school for autistic children.

State honoring teachers for 50 years service

The state is honoring seven teachers in North Carolina for 50 years of dedication to educating students.

UNCW gets four million-dollar donations in fiscal year

Great news from UNC-Wilmington Monday. For the first time in its history the school has received four donations of at least $1 million each within a single fiscal year.

Elementary school could permanently close

Columbus County Board of Education is making some important decisions about the fate of an elementary school. The board may permanently close Fair Bluff Elementary.

Local educators score high

State school districts recently completed an evaluation of their teachers. How did educators in our area fare?

Parents of married teen suing school board

A Brunswick County coach married his teenage student. Now the parents of the girl have filed a lawsuit against the Brunswick County School Board.

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