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Public library goes virtual for Storytime! to keep kids learning during pandemic

With COVID-19 still impacting our daily lives, many parents are searching for new activities to both entertain their kids and keep them learning, and New Hanover County Public Libraries are stepping in to help.

New Hanover County public libraries reopen for modified in-person services

New Hanover County Public Libraries are set to phase in more services next week.

Children’s book teaches African American history in NC

A new book by the founding director of North Carolina African American Heritage Commission teaches children about the history of African Americans’ contributions to the state.

Superintendent: 70K NC students promoted despite reading skills

North Carolina’s superintendent of public instruction is alleging that more than 70,000 third-grade students have been wrongly promoted since 2014 even though they did not meet mandated reading requirements.

National test shows North Carolina reading scores dropped

The results of a national exam show student reading scores have dropped despite a $150 million investment into a North Carolina literacy program.

Teacher reads bedtime stories to students over Facebook live

For a lot of parents, screen time can become a battle of wills. But for 1st grade teacher Melissa Spence, it gave her an idea to build a love of reading in her students.  

8-year-old eastern North Carolina girl releases second book

An 8-year-old girl from eastern North Carolina will release her second book Tuesday.

Cape Fear Literacy Council changing lives by teaching adults how to read

While most people have literacy skills, a surprisingly high number of people across the Cape Fear lack these skills and are either unable to read or have extreme difficulty doing so.

FINAL CHAPTER: Myrtle Grove Library closes for last time

New Hanover County's Myrtle Grove Library Branch has closed its doors for the final time.

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Brunswick Community College completes comeback against rival Cape Fear CC

Cape Fear Community College held a double-digit lead midway through the first quarter on Wednesday night, but it was the Brunswick Community College Dolphins battling back to pickup the win, 79-75. 

NC Rural Coalition Fighting COVID-19 holds weekly webinar on vaccines

The North Carolina Rural Coalition Fighting COVID-19 held a virtual seminar on vaccines.

UNCW Men’s Soccer remains unbeaten after shutting out Campbell

Sophomore midfielder Colton Pleasants and senior forward Jacob Evans each scored a goal as No. 20 UNCW remained unbeaten with a 2-0 victory over Campbell in non-conference men's soccer action at the UNCW Soccer Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Family members remember Mint Greene, killed by alleged drunk driver in Brunswick County

A man who was killed by an alleged drunk driver over the weekend is being remembered by his family.