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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.

Pender County School Board incumbents win re-election

Pender County School Board incumbents Don Hall and Brad George won re-election in District 3 and 5 on election night. 

PCS: Heide Trask High School to start year under Plan C

Pender County Schools announced Heide Trask High School will start the school year under Plan C.

Pender County Schools release their plan for reopening this fall

The Pender County Board of Education voted unanimously on a plan for the upcoming school year during its meeting Tuesday morning.

Pender County NAACP chapter protests at school board meeting

The local chapter of the NAACP attended the Pender County Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, stepping in over an investigation into alleged racial slurs used by educators.

Pender County Board of Education votes to delay plans for virtual graduation

The Pender County Board of Education originally decided to hold a virtual graduation for the class of 2020, but after students and parents voiced concerns and protested that decision, the board voted to delay plans.

Pender County Schools to implement anti-vape program

The Pender County School Board of Education approved the implementation of a national program called "CATCH My Breath" at a meeting on Tuesday. 

Budget stalemate continues as new school year nears

The budget battle appears to be moving slow, but the clock is ticking as teachers soon head back to begin preparations for the upcoming school year. Many will not see a pay raise yet according to school officials.

Topsail Baseball searches for answers at Pender County School Board meeting

The state baseball playoffs began this evening and the Topsail High School team did not suit up. Instead, parents and players spoke at the Pender County School Board meeting voicing their concerns and searching for answers.

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Opening of applications for CFPUA COVID Relief Program

To qualify for the program, customers’ household income must be at or below 80 percent of the Area Household Income for New Hanover County.

House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP

The bill now goes to the Senate, where it is likely to falter because of overwhelming GOP opposition.