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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.
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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.
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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.

Pine Valley Library to open shortly after Myrtle Grove location closure

The Myrtle Grove Library in New Hanover County will be closing soon to make way for a new branch.
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NC jail volunteer collects books from strangers to give to inmates

A Union County woman believes a good book can unlock opportunity.

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