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Parents frustrated with how school system handled threat

Here in the Cape Fear tensions are high and parents are on edge after several threats at area schools.

Sinkhole opens at Codington Elementary School

Traffic in and out of Codington Elementary School will be impacted for the next couple of weeks, because a sinkhole opened up on campus late this afternoon.

SOLAR ECLIPSE: Should parents worry about kids’ safety at school?

We're less than a week away from the solar eclipse. A rare event that will be happening right when some year-round students are getting out of school in our area.

Student wanders out of New Hanover County school

New Hanover County Schools Spokeswoman Valita Quattlebaum said that the principal has reviewed safety procedures with the Forest Hills Elementary staff.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Breaking Down Barriers

State statistics show that in the 2014-2015 school year, more than 11 thousand students dropped out of school in North Carolina. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is trying to lower that number.

Brunswick, New Hanover counties see increase in teacher turnover

As one school years ends, teacher turnover means more summer homework for administrators.

Ogden Elementary evacuated for gas leak

Students at Ogden Elementary were evacuated around lunchtime today due to a gas leak.

Fraternization policy heads for full school board

videoThe New Hanover County School Board's Policy Committee approved the district's proposed fraternization policy for its first reading by the full board in January.

Family of disabled student files complaint against New Hanover Co. Schools

videoA second family has filed a civil rights complaint against New Hanover County Schools. According to the group NC Fear Free Education, the family of a child enrolled in the school district filed a 98-page complaint yesterday with the Office of Civil Rights division of the US Department of Education.

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Wilmington start-up gets $276K research grant for device to help recovering opioid users

A Wilmington-based start up company has joined the fight against opioid addiction, and celebrated one of its first milestones Thursday.

Local seniors to be featured in Wilmington ’60 strong’ Calendar

In a partnership with Wilmington Health, 12 seniors from across the area have been chosen to appear as pin ups in the 2021 Wilmington 60 Strong Calendar. 

Local protesters march for ‘justice’ and ‘change’ after ruling in Breonna Taylor’s death

There were protests in Louisville and across the country overnight following the ruling in the death of Breonna Taylor. A protest is happening in downtown Wilmington.

Trump promoting health care ‘vision’ in swing state NC

President Donald Trump is laying out his health care agenda Thursday amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama-era law he vowed to replace with a much better plan, but never did.