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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.

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.

NC jail volunteer collects books from strangers to give to inmates

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

New Dr. Seuss book to be released this summer

An unfinished manuscript by the late children's author is the basis for "Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum," coming late summer.

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‘Kicks for Luna’ soccer fundraiser to support girl with cancer

A Florida girl with a rare form of bone cancer is in the Cape Fear this weekend for a soccer fundraiser.

‘”I felt like something was wrong’, woman details encounter with rabid fox in Ocean Isle Beach

A fox suspected to be connected to two attacks that occurred earlier this week in the southern end of the county tested positive for rabies.

Employees respond to Novant Health vaccine mandate

The countdown is now on for employees with Novant Health. Their deadline to get the COVID-19 vaccine is September 15.

Nonprofit assistance grant program

The nonprofit grant program will provide $700,000 in assistance to the nonprofit community in New Hanover County, allocated through grants of no less than $10,000 and up to $50,000 per organization.