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SURPRISE SQUAD gives a jolt to the start of the school year!

videoSomething was percolating inside cape fear community college's union station today. The WWAY Surprise Squad teamed up with Perry's Emporium to give folks quite a jolt.

McCrory signs Common Core changes into law

Common Core curriculum standards for North Carolina schools will be rewritten under a bill signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory. McCrory signed the bill Tuesday along with four others. He said the Common Core bill does not officially repeal the federal standards but will review and improve them.

Raleigh couple gives NC State $3 million

A Raleigh couple is giving North Carolina State University $3 million to start a program to help rural students get into the school.

Brunswick County make-up days finalized

School administrators in Brunswick County finalized the make-up calendar Thursday night.

Stranger tries to pick up kids at Surf City bus stop

According to the Surf City police on Wednesday a white female pulled up to a bus stop at Cornel and Bunchberry (Dogwood Lakes subdivision) and asked a five and six year old if they wanted a ride to school.

NC school board considering abstinence grants for Bladen, Duplin Co.

North Carolina's school board is expected to distribute about $800,000 to 19 rural public school districts to help teach children to abstain from sex.

TODAY: CFCC students head back to class, new Union Station opens

videoOver 9,000 have registered for classes at Cape Fear Community College for fall classes that begin today, and if enrollment is any indication, the local demand for job training and affordable higher education remains strong.

McCrory to speak to NC Board of Community Colleges

video Gov. Pat McCrory is scheduled to speak to the NC Board of Community Colleges. According to a release, McCrory will speak to the board, then watch as three of his appointees are sworn in as new board members.

CFCC students landscape Wilmington’s newest Christian Recovery House

One group of Cape Fear Community College students put their green thumbs to the test for a good cause. Students in Cape Fear's landscaping and gardening program spent the morning trimming bushes, pulling weeds, and mowing the grass at Wilmington's newest "Christian Recovery House" at Oleander Drive.

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President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

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Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.

Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Walker died Friday of cancer after battling throat cancer and other health issues for several years.