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UNCW’s fall enrollment highest ever in the school’s 74-year history

Student enrollment for the fall semester at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington is the highest ever in the school's 74-year history. 

UNCW hopes to have fall reopening plan by end of May

UNCW is still working on a reopening plan for its fall semester.

North Carolina public universities aim for fall 2020 restart

The leader of North Carolina’s public university system says he plans to reopen campuses in the fall with precautions against COVID-19.

Documents: UNC system president didn’t report board seats

The interim president of North Carolina's public university system didn't disclose on required annual public statements that he was paid as a board member of major corporations doing business with the state.

NC Senate approves bill to allow the sale of alcohol in college stadiums

A bill authorizing boards of trustees at University of North Carolina system schools to decide whether to sell alcohol at their stadiums and athletic facilities has cleared the final hurdle in the General Assembly.

Bill to address ride-sharing user safety passes NC committee

Spurred by the slaying of a college student in neighboring South Carolina, lawmakers in North Carolina are working on new rules for ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft to make users feel safer and know when drivers are legitimate.

North Carolina House moving quickly on retooled ID standards

The North Carolina House is moving quickly on retooling recently developed rules to determine which student or employee identification cards are reliable for use as voter IDs starting next year.

Cooper seeks $3.9B bond package, 9 percent teacher raises

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's two-year budget would seek to borrow twice as much as state House Republicans are proposing in their respective proposed construction bond referendums.

UNC system rejects $5M plan to house Confederate statue

The board overseeing North Carolina's public universities is meeting to decide the fate of a Confederate statue toppled by protesters at the state's flagship campus.

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Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S.

Hundreds of people gather at the New Hanover County Arboretum for Pumpkin Palooza

Today, hundreds of people gathered at the New Hanover County Arboretum for the 4-H Pumpkin Palooza yesterday evening.

One national retail chain held a hiring event at all of its Wilmington locations to prepare for the holiday rush

Today one national retail chain held at all of its locations in the local area, ahead of the holiday season rush.

Veg-Out Festival held in Wilmington’s Riverfront Park showcased vegan and vegetarian vendors

Today, a festival held in downtown at the Riverfront Park gave attendees a chance to learn about vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.