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New Hanover County to host two virtual public forums on community violence, school safety

In an effort to expand the ongoing conversation about violence in our community and safety within New Hanover County schools, a pair of digital “Let’s Talk” public forums will be held this month.

NC judge to hold hearing on education funding order

Longstanding education funding litigation in North Carolina could reach a watershed if a judge orders money be spent over the wishes of the General Assembly.

Judge ready to issue extraordinary NC school spending order

Approaching a potential constitutional confrontation, Democratic legislators and some lawyers say there’s little choice left but for a North Carolina judge this week to take the extraordinary step of ordering $1.7 billion be spent on addressing inequities in public education.

‘Help protect me’: Classmates secretly recorded video of NC student who is transgender

Classmates reportedly secretly recorded video of a student who is transgender in a boy’s restroom at a high school in Cleveland County and posted it to social media.

More funding granted for mental health program aiding Brunswick County middle schoolers

Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center (NHBMC) Foundation was awarded a $400,000 grant over three years from The Duke Endowment to provide telemedicine and telepsychiatry services to middle school students in crisis.

HPU Poll: Presidential approval at 34%, governor approval at 43% in North Carolina

In a new High Point University Poll, North Carolinians gave President Joe Biden a job approval rating of 34%. A little more than one-half (55%) of North Carolina residents said they disapprove of the job President Biden is doing.

New students at Robeson Community College may be eligible for free tuition

The eligibility criteria for the North Carolina Longleaf Commitment grant has been expanded, which will allow more recent high school graduates the opportunity to possibly earn an associate’s degree from Robeson Community College at no cost, tuition-free.

Columbus County Commissioners seek additional $3.4M for school construction

On Thursday the Columbus County Board of Commissioners held an emergency meeting to discuss additional funding needed for school construction.

UNCW College of Health and Human Services gets $100K grant to aid funding for human cadaver lab

The UNCW College of Health and Human Services has received a $100,000 grant to help support the construction of an on-campus human cadaver laboratory.

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Subway employee accused of stealing money from register; faces 24 counts of larceny

A now former Subway employee is accused of stealing money from the cash register on numerous occasions.

Student forced to clean school bathroom with toothbrush, grandmother says

A 9-year-old girl was told to clean a South Carolina elementary school bathroom with a toothbrush after she put too much tissue in the toilet, according to her grandmother.

Rittenhouse murder case thrown into jeopardy by mistrial bid

The murder case against Kyle Rittenhouse was thrown into jeopardy Wednesday when his lawyers asked for a mistrial over what appeared to be out-of-bounds questions asked of Rittenhouse by the chief prosecutor.

NC Marine heroes get mortgage of new house paid off in full

A Marine couple in Jacksonville, North Carolina, learned on national television that their new house had been fully paid off.