Classical Charter Schools of America, which operates four schools in NC, delayed a decision on its controversial hair policy. Read more Continue reading Despite pleas, NC charter school group delays decision on controversial hair policy
As president of Southeastern Community College in NC, Chris English hopes to transform Columbus County into a hub for skilled workers.Read more Continue reading From mechanic to college president, Chris English wants to transform Columbus County
Lumbee Chairman John Lowery says chances are “very high” that Congress will grant full recognition to the tribe this year. Read more Continue reading Lumbee leader confident Congress will grant full recognition this year
New affordable housing is going up in Lumberton, a Robeson County city devastated by hurricanes Matthew and Florence. Read more Continue reading Seven years after Hurricane Matthew, Lumberton sees new housing. Is it enough?
Mobile health clinics have gained popularity in rural NC, as officials say they eliminate some barriers to mental health treatment. Read more Continue reading Are mobile clinics the key to addressing mental health needs in rural North Carolina?
The State Advisory Council on Indian Education (SACIE) recently shared its annual report with the State Board of Education. Read more Continue reading State Advisory Council on Indian Education calls for department-level position, removal of mascots
Health care providers and pregnancy centers want to increase access to prenatal care in southeastern North Carolina. Read more Continue reading More pregnant women need prenatal care in North Carolina’s Border Belt. But how?
Some locally owned restaurants in the Border Belt region of southeastern North Carolina say they need more trained chefs.Read more Continue reading Restaurants need chefs. But in NC’s Border Belt, trained help can be hard to find
After facing pushback, a group of charter schools in NC says it will not force boys to cut their long hair for now. Read more Continue reading Facing pushback, NC charter school group won’t force boys to cut long hair – for now
A preacher and real estate agent in Bladen County says he plans to open Bladenboro Christian Academy this fall. Read more Continue reading Bladen County preacher critical of public education plans to open private school