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Eastern NC school systems scrambling to find teachers

Greene County Middle School in Snow Hill still has 3 vacant teaching positions. SNOW HILL, N.C. -Many school systems in Pitt, Beaufort and Greene Counties are scrambling to fill vacant teacher positions before school starts next week.Classes start at ... [Published WNCT - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Heather Macy earns contract extension

GREENVILLE, N.C. -After approval by the Board of Trustees, East Carolina University has announced a five-year extension of head women's basketball coach Heather Macy's contract that will keep her at the helm of the program through the 2019-20 season, ... [Published WNCT - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Raleigh cold case 'solvable' 20 years later, detectives say

RALEIGH, N.C. -A Triangle family says it is "still optimistic" someone will come forward with information that may help police solve a 20-year-old cold case.Beth Ellen Vinson, who grew up in Goldsboro, was 17 years old when she was found stabbed more ... [Published WNCT - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Governor briefed on new testing strategies

The  Governor’s Teacher Advisory Committee presented a review of testing standards to Governor Pat McCrory Thursday.The committee has been in place since September 2013.“Since I took office, superintendents, principals and teachers have told me that the ... [Published WNCT - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Wake Co. sees jump in teacher turnover

Wake County is seeing significant turnover in teachers – and still looking to hire teachers as the traditional school year approaches.Wake County has hired more than 1,200 new teachers for the 2014-15 school year, a number that is significantly higher ... [Published WNCT - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

New Bern man, Jacksonville teen arrested for Onslow County robbery

A New Bern man and a Jacksonville teen are facing charges after police say they robbed an Onslow County internet café.Police tell 9 On Your Side, Deontre Ulysses Randall and Kyle Quinton Boone were arrested on August 20, 2014, around 11:30 PM on Gum Branch ... [Published WNCT - 13 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Snow Hill rededicates historic ball park

SNOW HILL, N.C. -A celebration hit it out of the park on Thursday in Greene County.The Town of Snow Hill and the Greene County Chamber of Commerce rededicated the historic Rosenwald Memorial Field.It's a baseball field that's been in the community for ... [Published WNCT - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Don Davis, Memory, Dugout
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Touchdown Friday Preview Part Two (Pitt County)

GREENVILLE, N.C. -It's the final day of practice and walk throughs for high school football teams across the East, and that means Touchdown Friday kicks off tomorrow night.A team that went all the way to the 4A Eastern Finals last year was JH Rose and ... [Published WNCT - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

LCPS begins to roll out iPad initiative for all students

KINSTON, N.C. -A multi-million dollar technology initiative in Lenoir County, will eventually put an iPad in the hands of every student.The program should begin rolling out this fall.It's been the goal for Lenoir County Public Schools for several years, ... [Published WNCT - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Stedman man charged with manufacturing meth

Helping Hand Mission hands out school supplies Helping Hand Mission hands out school suppliesUpdated: Thursday, August 21 2014 5:42 PM EDT 2014-08-21 21:42:09 GMTFile photoMany kids are ready for their big day at school, but others don't have the supplies ... [Published WNCT - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Pirates go back to shells for Thursday morning practice

GREENVILLE, N.C. -Following its final two-a-day of fall camp, East Carolina returned to Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex for its 17th workout with a two-hour morning session in shells.Under the direction of fifth-year head coach Ruffin ... [Published WNCT - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

3 arrested in heroin, pot bust

GREENVILLE, N.C. -Pitt County deputies wrapped up a 2 month marijuana and heroin investigation with 3 arrests.Investigators say tips led to the bust.Deputies say they recovered about 35 Grams of Heroin and $903.17 US currency dollars.They arrested and ... [Published WNCT - 13 hours ago]

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"This year because of the lateness of the budget coming down, they're scrambling to try to fill those classrooms" Dr. Covington said
"There's no doubt in my mind the case is a solvable case, although it's been 20 years and we have not been able to do that yet" he said. "It is a solvable case."
"The investment the town continues to make in the park today does my heart well. I know that the residents of the community will still be able to come, engage and participate and that they'll be memories to last years to come,” said Senator Davis."
"Coupled with excellent teaching, that where we're really going to see the progress on our student achievement engagement. I for see our classrooms for every activity for every subjects area, we'll be using our iPads,” said Lynch."

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Eastern NC school systems scrambling to find te... [Published WNCT - 6 hours ago]
Heather Macy earns contract extension [Published WNCT - 8 hours ago]
Raleigh cold case 'solvable' 20 years later, de... [Published WNCT - 8 hours ago]
Governor briefed on new testing strategies [Published WNCT - 9 hours ago]
Snow Hill rededicates historic ball park [Published WNCT - 11 hours ago]
LCPS begins to roll out iPad initiative for all... [Published WNCT - 11 hours ago]
Touchdown Friday Preview Part Two (Pitt County) [Published WNCT - 11 hours ago]
Wake Co. sees jump in teacher turnover [Published WNCT - 12 hours ago]
Stedman man charged with manufacturing meth [Published WNCT - 12 hours ago]
Pirates go back to shells for Thursday morning ... [Published WNCT - 12 hours ago]
New Bern man, Jacksonville teen arrested for On... [Published WNCT - 13 hours ago]
3 arrested in heroin, pot bust [Published WNCT - 13 hours ago]
Deputies: 2 Vanceboro men busted on drug charges [Published WNCT - 14 hours ago]
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Touchdown Friday Preview Part One (Pitt County) [Published WNCT - Aug 21 2014]
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