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Carteret County resident Christine Hanks never cared much for politics. She had never contacted a school board member, her legislator, or the governor on any issue. 

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Tuesday, 16 March 2021 19:07

COLUMN: The school day that wasn't

The date of  Monday, March 16, 2020 posted on my white erase board is a source of conversation. That date will soon be a year old. Of the very few visitors who have been to my room,  many ask the significance of that date. I consider Monday, March 16, 2020 as the school day that never happened. 

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RALEIGH — Mental health experts who are also parents with students in Wake County Public Schools are sounding an alarm over a rising mental health crisis due to a lack of full-time classroom instruction.

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RALEIGH — State Sen. Tom McInnis was one of 29 senators to approve a bill that would send North Carolina students back to the classroom.

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RALEIGH — A former Carolina Panthers star has now become an advocate for re-opening North Carolina schools for in-person instruction.

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Monday, 23 November 2020 17:50

Finding their paths

ELLERBE — Seniors Will and River Meacham are completing their internship at Meacham Logging, Inc., a family owned company that’s been in business for 30 years. 

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Tuesday, 17 November 2020 15:09

Doing what she loves to do

ROCKINGHAM — Senior Haileigh Herndon always knew she wanted to be teacher, but thought she would be a first-grade teacher. During a lesson in her Teacher Cadet class, Herndon said they talked about  what students learn in different grades and how they develop in each. Herndon said first grade was what caught her eye.  

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ROCKINGHAM — Erin Fox says she was dismayed Friday morning when she noticed several schools in Richmond County weren’t flying the U.S. flag out front.

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HAMLET — Richmond County Schools had an “awesome first day” back as some students returned to the classroom Monday, according to a statement. But it wasn’t without its hiccups.

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PINEHURST — Back to school has taken on new meaning this year with even more worries for parents as school begins during the age of COVID-19. The school year looks a lot different across our region with some students taking virtual classes only and others a mix of in-person and online instruction.

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