Teachers from various schools in the county filled the classrooms of Heide Trask High School, where teachers heard lessons on when to listen and when to share experiences as well as digital learning competency expectations.
According to a news release, the museum sustained water damage to offices and some gallery spaces during Hurricane Florence. The museum's collection fared well during the storm with only minor, cosmetic damage to a few items.
There was no mention at Wednesday's meeting about where temporary housing will be placed. Details on the issue will be discussed further at the Oct. 25 New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting.
Attorney General Josh Stein spoke in Wilmington on Wednesday afternoon about two new price gouging lawsuits involving four out-of-state companies. He also offered advice for how people can avoid getting victimized.
The total amount the city of Wilmington has allotted for Hurricane Florence recovery grew to $17.5 million Tuesday night, as the Wilmington City Council approved an additional funding mechanism in response to the storm.
Hundreds of cheering fans lined the beach, cameras in position, and kids were grinning ear to ear. That’s normally the scene for a sea turtle release, but Tuesday’s event on Topsail Island was not so typical.
A Pender County woman, and horse owner, Jennifer Witkowski, saw the need for pet supplies in Southeastern, NC and opened a distribution center in New Hanover County called Eastern NC Equine Emergency Assistance where people can get pet supplies.
The sharp partisanship that’s typified North Carolina’s government was buried temporarily on Monday as legislators approved spending $400 million to quickly help people and communities reeling from flooding left by Hurricane Florence and setting aside another $450 million for upcoming needs.
Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday he signed an executive order waiving fees for certain driver and vehicle services for residents living in counties designated as disaster areas after Hurricane Florence.
The office located at 1241 Military Cutoff Road in Wilmington is not a resource for individual assistance. It will provide a space for coordination of data, policy development and priority setting for recovery funds.