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Hoggard High School special needs teacher recognized as ‘Teacher of the Week’

The coronavirus pandemic has posed a number of challenges for students and teachers during the last eight months.

Burgaw Elementary exceptional children’s teacher wins ‘Teacher of the Week’

Tiffany Hansley-Jones teaches exceptional children or students with special needs at Burgaw Elementary School.

Walmart is getting rid of greeters, worrying the disabled

As Walmart moves to phase out its familiar blue-vested "greeters" at some 1,000 stores nationwide, disabled workers who fill many of those jobs say they're being ill-treated by a chain that styles itself as community-minded and inclusive.

Student with Down syndrome nails half-court buzzer beater in basketball game

A student with special needs delighted his school when he scored what looked like a hail mary shot from half-court.

Chick-fil-A opens on Sunday for boy with special needs

A boy with special needs fulfilled a dream thanks to the manager and owner at an Alabama Chick-fil-A. 

Horry County mom looking to create special needs-focused school

Like any other 8-year-old, Kenadi Watts boards the bus for school every day.

‘If I can surf, I can do anything’: Camps for all abilities at IndoJax

A local surf charity is in its 11th season of giving back to the community and there's still opportunities to get involved!

Teacher of the Week: Nicole Coley

Nicole Coley is a Special Needs teacher at New Hanover High School who says her students are more like family.

Hundreds put on their dancing shoes for a Night to Shine

For the second year in a row the Port City dimmed the lights and turned up the music to put on a perfect evening celebrating those with special needs.

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Late inning herorics lifts Hoggard Softball back into the Class 4A State Champioship

The Hoggard softball team is once again on their way to the Class 4A State Championship series. The Vikings scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Tuesday night to knock off Fuquay-Varina in the East Finals, 3-2. 

Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.