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Topsail High principal suspended

Topsail High School's principal has been suspended, but no one is saying why. Pender County Schools spokeswoman Joyce Keith says Marcus Skipper was suspended Monday with pay. Keith said in an e-mail to WWAY, "There are no further comments."

Topsail MS student wins award at national science fair

A few weeks ago, we told you about a local science standout headed to the national science fair. He's back home with an award.

School district investigating gun found in student’s car

An investigation is underway in Pender County after a gun was found in a student's car on school property Friday night.

Pender School Board to interview 10 for superintendent slot

The Pender County School Board is moving forward on its search for a new superintendent. The board says it received 28 applications to replace Allison Sholar, who is moving to Currituck County.

Pender schools closed Monday; New Hanover, Brunswick open

The impact of Hurricane Irene will be felt for at least one more day in Pender County as students get an extra day off from school. Pender County Schools will be closed Monday.

State releases school report cards; see how your school did

The report cards are in for North Carolina's public schools. The report shows rising high school graduation rates and fewer students meeting a key learning standard.

Area schools struggle to meet higher AYP standards

videoThe grades are in for area schools, and many did not pass with flying colors. Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP, scores show that school districts have their work cut out for them if they want to meet federal standards.

Pender teacher’s cyberstalking charge makes international headlines

The story of a Burgaw Middle School teacher charged with cyberstalking a 13-year-old boy is now getting international attention. Saturday morning ABCNews.com posted its own version of the story involving teacher Megan Mantooth, who was arrested earlier this month after allegedly sending hundreds of text messages to her former student. Earlier this week, Britain's Daily Mail also posted a story about the case.

ONLY ON 3: Middle school teacher suspended; Charged with cyberstalking student

video A Burgaw Middle School teacher has been suspended. The Pender County Sheriff's Office says eighth grade teacher Megan Mantooth is charged with cyberstalking a student.

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WWAY 5th Quarter: March 5, 2021

Week two of the high school football season didn't disappoint across the Cape Fear with 11 teams in action. Sports Director Tanner Barth brings you all highlights and final scores on this weeks 5th Quarter.  

Driver crashes into a P.T.’s Grille

Earlier this week, a driver accidentally drove right into a P.T.'s Grille.

Whiteville native makes it to American Idol

A born and bred Columbus County man will soon be on TV screens across the nation.

Church takes communion from the pulpit to the parking lot

Port City Community Church  held a drive thru communion Friday, hoping to reach out to church members who still feel unsafe coming to in-person services.