New Hanover Co. Special Olympics Spring Games moved to May 3 due to teachers rally

Special Olympics Spring Games moved to May 3 due to teachers rally

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Special Olympics Spring Games in New Hanover County has been pushed back two days due to the teachers rally planned for Raleigh next month.

The Spring Games now will take place Friday, May 3, at Ashley High School from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Opening ceremonies begin at approximately 9:50 a.m. while competition starts for student participants at 10:30 a.m.

At 12:30 p.m., adult competitors will begin.

The Brunswick County Spring Games will take place on May 3 at Town Creek District Park as originally scheduled.

New Hanover County Schools and Brunswick County Schools already have announced that their schools will be closed May 1 due to the teachers rally.

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