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In March, education in North Carolina changed drastically and swiftly for both students and educators. During an unprecedented time, support for students and teachers would be paramount.

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RALEIGH — A wing of the N.C. Association of Educators wants to move the organization in a more left-leaning, radical direction.

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RALEIGH — As the Innovative School District’s first and only school, Southside Ashpole Elementary has a lot to live up to in terms of academic progress. An early evaluation of the inaugural school shows much work is needed.

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WADESBORO — Time is running out for local K-12 teachers to apply for grants of up to $2,000 from Pee Dee Electric through the Bright Ideas Education Grant Program.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina has a new program to attract teachers.

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RALEIGH — The Office of State Human Resources has announced a solution to prevent the layoffs of 220 teachers with the N.C Virtual Public School.

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WADESBORO — With the start of the school year just around the corner, Pee Dee Electric is reminding local K-12 teachers to submit their applications for a Bright Ideas education grant. Teachers who submit their applications by the early-bird deadline of Aug. 15 will be entered into a statewide drawing to win one of five $100 gift cards. 

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GREENVILLE, S.C. — Fatz Cafe is once again offering teachers a 50% discount from now until Aug. 31st to thank educators during the back-to-school season.

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RALEIGH — After several starts and stops, on Tuesday, July 9, the N.C. House failed to vote on an override of the governor’s budget bill.

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RALEIGH — Legislative leaders released highlights of a $24 billion spending plan for 2019-20 while girding for a budget battle with Gov. Roy Cooper.

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Richmond County Health Departm…

ROCKINGHAM — Despite two COVID testing sites being closed due to weather, nearly 400 residents tested positive over the weekend and two more have died. Read more

NC Medicaid Managed Care contr…

RALEIGH — On Jan. 19, 2022, the North Carolina Court of Appeals granted a request from two insurance providers to voluntarily dismiss appeals of their suit over contracts awarded for... Read more

The Week Ahead: Winter sports …

ROCKINGHAM — Changes have already been made to the start of another week of Richmond Senior High School athletics. Read more

Richmond County Schools on 2-h…

HAMLET — With several secondary roads still icy, students in Richmond County will have a late start on Tuesday. Read more

North Carolina Zoo closes Avia…

ASHEBORO — With recently confirmed cases of avian flu in wild birds found in eastern North Carolina, the North Carolina Zoo is taking the precautionary measure of closing its Aviary habitat... Read more

HAMLET PD: Speedway clerk fire…

HAMLET — A clerk at a gas station that was robbed twice within a week fired several shots at a suspect early Monday morning. Read more

Troxler announces funding avai…

RALEIGH – A total of $38 million is now available for a new program in North Carolina that aims to reduce flooding across the state’s waterways. The N.C. General Assembly... Read more

OPINION: Should felons be able…

Do you think felons should lose their right to vote? If so, do you think they should be able to regain that right after getting out of prison or should... Read more

Buncombe County seeks to join …

ASHEVILLE — The Democrat-dominated Buncombe County Board of Commissioners wants to join the legal fight against North Carolina's new election maps. Read more

- Speedway clerk fires shots at suspect after 2nd robbery in a week - Snow blankets at least 4 inches across Richmond County Read more