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School board approves $300K contract to add more deputies

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The New Hanover County School Board approved a deal to put more deputies in elementary schools. The New Hanover County School Board approved a deal to put more deputies in elementary schools.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – The New Hanover County School Board approved a deal to put more deputies in elementary schools.

The contract with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is for 11 deputies in schools for the remainder of the current school year, starting next Wednesday.

Adding the deputies will cost about $307,000, which will be paid through a state grant and local money, according to a tweet sent by the school system.

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