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Gov. Cooper proclaims September “Deaf Awareness Month”

This year commemorates 70 years since the first congress of the World Federation of the Deaf, which was held in September of 1951.

Pender County Schools allocates funding to hire more nurses and offer COVID tests on campus

The Pender County Board of Education gathered for a special meeting Tuesday morning, discussing masks in schools, testing, and nurses.

SC teacher on administrative leave for telling students to wear masks in his class

Walter Martin said he's been placed on administrative leave for telling his students they have to wear a mask inside his class at Darlington High School where he's taught English for the past six years.

6,800 students in quarantine across Horry County Schools

As of Monday, there are 6,800 students — about 15% of the students in the district — in quarantine across the district, according to the dashboard.

Mask debate moves from school boards to courtrooms

The rancorous debate over whether returning students should wear masks in the classroom has moved from school boards to courtrooms.

From homeroom to home: Homeschooling rates soar in the Cape Fear

"We always have a fluctuation of new people, but we had 100 new people that were new to homeschooling," Small said. "That's huge."

North Carolina teacher sent home for refusing to wear mask

A North Carolina high school teacher has been sent home for refusing to wear a mask as required by her school district.

Horry County Schools parent concerned after nearly 200 COVID-19 cases less than one week into school

There are already more than 180 cases of COVID-19 in Horry County Schools, less than a week after students headed back to the classroom.

Columbus County Schools revises mask mandate, masks now mandatory for students, staff and visitors

Columbus County Schools has changed course on its mask policy for the upcoming school year. All students, staff and visitors are required to wear a mask or face covering beginning Monday, August 23, 2021 in all indoor areas.

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World War I living history event at N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport

The N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport to host a living history weekend Sept. 18-19 featuring reenactors, authors and documentarians highlighting the World War I era.

Leland woman says metal object fell from bridge, hit her car, NCDOT responds

A Leland woman says she had a "final destination moment" when driving under the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation is responding.

Town of Leland to pay developers $140k to speed up home construction

The Town of Leland will give developers of a new subdivision $140,400 to speed up construction.

Wilmington event raises $90k for Make-A-Wish, features celebrity guest

An event in Wilmington on Thursday raising money for a good cause more than doubled its donation goal, thanks to the help of a celebrity guest.