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New Hanover High School students ‘read and ride’

New Hanover High School students are catching up on some reading while getting those intellectual juices flowing.

New Bern’s Nicholas Sparks asking readers to pick book cover

New Bern resident and famed author Nicholas Sparks is doing something different when it comes to the cover for his next novel. He's asking readers to choose the cover.

NC SAT scores slightly higher, below national rate

Average scores for public school seniors taking the SAT rose two points in 2014, but their overall scores were slightly below the national average. A statement from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction on Tuesday said the state's critical reading score of 499 surpassed the nation's reading score of 497.

Five highlights on NC child health in new report

According to a new report, children in North Carolina are healthier and better at math and reading than they were nearly a decade ago. The Kids Count report is created by the Annie E. Casey foundation, a philanthropy and research organization based in Baltimore.

Digital Bookmobile promotes eBooks at public libraries

videoeBooks are all the rage nowadays. Did you know you can borrow eBooks for free from the library? Today the Digital Bookmobile visited Wilmington to teach traditional readers how to access eBooks using the latest technology.

“Read Across America” at Forest Hills Elementary

Tim Buckley and Cacky Catlett were among many visitors to Forest Hills Elementary who stopped to read stories to children Tuesday.

‘The Big Read’ celebrates literacy in Wilmington

video 'The Big Read' is a community wide effort to celebrate reading and re-introduce classic books to today's readers.

JUST ADD HOPE: Educators spread love of literacy

video The ability to read is a ticket to success. That’s why two Brunswick County educators are forming the Juna Foundation. It’s a project all about getting books in the hands of kids in honor of two women who battled cancer and both had a love for literature.

Children of all ages say “Read to Me”

Thousands of children from around the Cape Fear now have books of their very own thanks to the Junior League and Children's Museum of Wilmington.

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Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.

New Hanover County Commissioners pass stop gap funding to increase affordable housing

Monday morning, New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a measure that could create more workforce housing in the region.