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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, to release 1st children’s book

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is releasing her first children's book next month.

‘Captain Underpants’ book pulled for ‘passive racism’

A graphic novel for children from the wildly popular “Captain Underpants” series is being pulled from library and book store shelves after its publisher said it “perpetuates passive racism.”

Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104

Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died. She was 104.

Smokies offering Storybook Trail for families this spring

A trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will be lined with pages from children’s storybooks this spring.

Library meeting room dedicated to former Pender County library director

Pender County Library has dedicated the public meeting room at the Main Library in Burgaw to Mike Taylor, who served as library director of Pender County Library from 1985 to 2020.

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.

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BB&T Jambaree cancelled for third year in a row

It's the second year in a row it is cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.