Bladen Community College is closing at 5:30 p.m. and cancelling all evening classes due to a nearby standoff.
New Hanover High School was on lockdown for more than an hour this afternoon because of a student and a photo of a gun.
Brunswick Community College was locked down this morning, according to Brunswick County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Emily Flax.
A Columbus County high school was on lockdown for about an hour and a half this morning after a gun was found on campus.
Prisoners at a maximum security prison in South Carolina are being confined around the clock as a precaution after a group of inmates initially refused to return to their cells.
A Wilmington charter school is raising concerns over how lockdowns are handled. The Cape Fear Center for Inquiry is not part of New Hanover County Schools and the school is technically it's own school district.
The latest on an alert issued for the University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill. All times local.
Education officials in Guilford County say eight schools were placed on lockdown after a high school student took a loaded gun to school.
A lockdown has been lifted at North Carolina Central University in Durham after an on-campus shooting left one student injured.
A lockdown issued for several schools early Thursday has been lifted, according to a New Hanover County Schools spokeswoman.