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Mom speaks out about bullying in New Hanover County Schools

"When I send my child to school, I expect for my child to be protected," said Rhoda Hayes, whose daughter attempted to get help from New Hanover County School administration before getting bullied and beaten up. "Today was not a safe place for my child."

Family files charges in violent fight at North Brunswick High football game

More violence at an area school erupted Friday night, involving alleged online threats, a fight on campus, and a father arrested.

AGs urge Facebook to drop ‘Instagram for kids’ proposal

Attorneys general from across the U.S., including in North Carolina, have written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urging him to drop company plans for a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13.

Trump threatens defense veto over social media protections

President Donald Trump is threatening to veto a defense policy bill unless it ends protections for internet companies that shield them from being held liable for material posted by their users.

Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has been banned from Twitter for breaking the social media platform’s site’s rules.

North Carolina school official resigns over Facebook posts

A North Carolina school official says a school board member has resigned from his position after posting "insensitive" images on social media.

Speedway loses partnerships after ‘Bubba rope’ post

A North Carolina racetrack has lost some partnerships after its owner advertised “Bubba Rope” for sale online

President Trump escalates war on Twitter, social media protections

President Donald Trump is escalating his war on social media companies, signing an executive order challenging the liability protections that have served as a bedrock for unfettered speech on the internet.

Facebook to warn users who ‘liked’ coronavirus hoaxes

Have you liked or commented on a Facebook post about the COVID-19 pandemic that turned out to be a hoax?

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South Columbus volleyball stays perfect against Whiteville

The Stallions are 17 and 0, and conference champions after defeating Whiteville on Senior Night.

Hornets create scholarships for journalism students in honor of late team beat writer

The Hornets open their season tomorrow, but the team did something today that seems better than an opening night win.

Wilmington City Council approves purchase of 3-D crime scene scanner, ‘aquatic mower’

Wilmington City Council approving the purchase of new tools to assist with various things in the city at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday night.

8 potential jurors advance in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry.