Some trade students are eligible for $9,000 in tuition help with the program.

Senator wants $9K tuition for trade students to continue

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Government

A bill that would prolong a program giving financial help to students pursuing a trade was heard in the Senate Banking, Business, Insurance and Technology Committee Wednesday.  Senate Bill 154, sponsored by Sen. Brian Pettyjohn, R-Georgetown, repeals the sunset of the Focus on Alternative Skills Training Program. That program provides up to $9,000 in training for graduating high school students …

Wilmington Police Department Police Cadet Program

Wilmington launches police cadet apprenticeship

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

  The Wilmington Police Department is re-establishing its Police Cadet apprenticeship program. Open to young adults 18 to 21 years old, the initiative will give participants experience working directly with police officers and community members. The department last offered an apprenticeship program in the 1990s. “We are excited to re-start our department’s historic Police Cadet Program, with an eye towards …