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NC to participate in satellite internet pilot for students

Public school students in some of North Carolina’s most isolated areas could benefit from a new initiative that offers high-speed internet through low-orbit satellites.

State announces $30M to expand internet access in rural areas

Nearly $30 million will go to fund 18 broadband infrastructure projects with a goal of connecting 15,965 households and 703 businesses in rural North Carolina to high-speed internet, Governor Roy Cooper announced Thursday.

GOP leaders, Cooper reach agreement on NC broadband money

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican legislative leaders say they’ve found a solution to address the potential loss of $30 million in federal coronavirus relief funds for rural broadband.

Columbus County gets more funding for high-speed internet

On Friday, Governor Roy Cooper announced five new projects will expand high-speed internet access for residents in three rural counties, including in Columbus County.

New Hanover County adds more wireless access for residents

New Hanover County is working with Live Oak Bank and New Hanover County Schools to increase free wireless internet access throughout the county for children, families, and job seekers who lack access to high-speed internet.

Columbus County to get state funding to expand internet access

People living and working in 11 rural counties will get expanded high-speed internet service thanks to more than $12 million in grants awarded by Governor Roy Cooper’s administration.

School buses to serve as Wi-Fi hot spots for remote learning

Starting this week, additional school buses will bring internet access to communities without it to help more North Carolina students connect to school online.

Internet speeds dropped, then rebounded, in some NC cities

As more people work from home because of the coronavirus pandemic, internet speeds slowed down last month across the state of North Carolina. But the Raleigh News & Observer reported Wednesday that speeds are rebounding in some cities.

Experiencing internet service issues while working from home? You’re not alone

With much of the country stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic, internet service has become a necessity. So, what happens when it crashes?

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Llamas help disc golfers in Carolina Beach by serving as caddies

The Southeast Llama Rescue held a fundraiser Saturday in Carolina Beach to help abused, neglected or unwanted llamas. 

Volunteer brings neighborhood together to collect food for Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard

One man brought his Wilmington neighborhood together Saturday to collect bags of food for Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. 

Traffic to shift on Market Street

An N.C. Department of Transportation contractor is planning to shift traffic on a major Wilmington street.

Carla Wallenda, member of famed high-wire act, dies at 85

Wallenda was the daughter of Karl Wallenda and began appearing in the family's act at an early age. She began topping the family's seven-person pyramid at age 15.