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Friday, September 17, 2021


Local students make final preparations for trip to Alaska

Ten local high school students are finalizing their preparations for a three week adventure in Alaska this weekend. This is all part of the Education Without Walls program put on by the National Center for Outdoor and Adventure Education, a Wilmington non-profit organization.

Group seeks to empower students through wilderness trip

"We provide an opportunity, first and foremost, to keep them in school, to keep their grades up, to help them graduate from high school, and hopefully head off to a college or university if that's what they choose to do. We do that just by taking them into wild places," Adair said.

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Work session held by New Hanover County to discuss safety against violence in schools

 Three weeks after a shooting at New Hanover High School, and two weeks after New Hanover County Commissioners passed a motion allocating up to $350 million for school safety, the county held a work session today to discuss safety goals.

Now that U.S. pandemic unemployment payments are over, are more people applying to jobs?

Just after federal pandemic unemployment benefits ended, the Cape Fear is seeing an increase in job seekers. 

Tropical Storm Odette forms off mid-Atlantic coast

Tropical Storm Odette has formed off the mid-Atlantic coast and is expected to weaken Saturday night as it approaches eastern Canada.