The entire audience at Monday’s Whiteville City Schools Board of Education meeting stood up — twice — to give ovations to Coleman Barbour during his last meeting as a board member.
At its 6:30 p.m. meeting Monday, the Whiteville City Schools Board of Education will consider entering into an agreement with the Whiteville Police Department to establish the Whiteville High School Law and Justice Academy.
Unofficial results from election night show that the Whiteville City Schools Board of Education will retain two familiar faces, with incumbents Anna Richardson and Rev. David Flowers handily winning their reelection campaigns.
With most ballots counted Tuesday evening, apparent election winners for the Columbus County Board of Education were Ronnie Strickland in District 2, William Irvin Enzor III in District 3 and Chris Worley in District 4.
In about two years, Columbus County Schools could have 10 grant-funded electric schoolbuses on the roads; that’s more than any other school system in North Carolina has, according to Jeffrey Greene, head of the CCS transportation department.