Caroline Burkard joined WECT as a multimedia journalist in July 2018. She was born and raised in a small town in Kansas City, KS and has dreamed to work in the beautiful state of North Carolina since she was young. Caroline graduated from University of Kansas with a degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in psychology. During her time at KU, she was a student reporter and news anchor for her campus station KUJH News. Caroline also interned at Channel 6 News in Lawrence as a reporter. Before working for WECT, she was a Saturday morning producer and evening reporter for WIBW in Topeka, KS. Caroline loves exploring the outdoors, staying active and getting to know new people. You can find her roaming the streets of downtown or relaxing at the beach. Don’t be afraid to say hi to her and reach out for any story ideas! If you have story ideas email Caroline at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach out by facebook and twitter!
Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina is on the search for more foster families in the area. They plan to start Model Approach to Partnerships and Parenting (MAPP) classes on Monday to prepare future foster families, or those who are looking to adopt.
Pender County Courthouse employees have to work in less than ideal conditions after Hurricane Florence damaged the building, and it’s causing courtroom delays for staff as well as those with court dates.
For many, Super Bowl coverage is about the experience, but for the First Baptist Church on Market street it’s about the experience and a way to give back. They hosted their 12th annual Super Bowl party for any one in the community.