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School has started or is starting soon and physical therapists are trying to make sure kids don't hurt themselves by having too much in their backpacks.
Students in the Pender County school district will have Bible class after all, and some new options when they attend.
There's been a lot of talk on how schools can fight the childhood obesity problem: from fewer vending machines to healthier lunches and more PE classes. But as millions of kids go back to classes over the next few weeks will they see any of these changes?
The Brunswick County Board of Education taking action to improve the situation at Belville Elementary School. The school is overflowing.
New Hanover County schools start Monday, and some classes won't be held in classrooms at all. The brand new Ogden Elementary School cost $15 million. Still, some classes will be held in trailers outside of the school.
A report out today says North Carolina's universities are falling behind on providing the number of well-educated, skilled workers the state needs.
For the fourth consecutive year, the University of North Carolina Wilmington received the 2008 "Best in the Southeast" and "Best Value" designation by The Princeton Review.
A task force says University of North Carolina campuses should develop plans for responding to any emergency.