4 min ago
Sunday search party scheduled for missing Pender Co. man
Community members and family are organizing a Sunday morning search party for a former military man who is missing from Pender County.
14 hrs ago
Just in: Former Treasurer of Topsail Baseball Club charged with embezzling 30K
Officials with the Pender County Sheriff's Office said Thomas Mario DeMatteo was arrested Friday and charged with embezzling around $31,000 from the Topsail Baseball Club.
21 hrs ago
Surf City island fire caused by fireworks
Assistant Pender County Fire Marshal Tommy Batson, said the fire is just south of the Surf City Pier and will be allowed to burn itself out.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
POLICE: USMC Vet from Hampstead missing/suffers from PTSD
Pender County detectives say James Salvatore Kalitz, 31,from Hampstead, NC is reported missing.
Burgaw takes steps to welcome new businesses
When the super low price box stores come to a small town, it usually means the nail in the coffin for the small Mom and Pop businesses.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Pender Co. man pleads guilty to manufacturing meth
A man from Willard will spend at least 3-5 years in prison after pleading guilty in Pender County Superior Court Tuesday to manufacturing meth.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Pender commissioners delay decision on hiring new County Manager
On Wednesday Commissioners in Pender County voted to reopen the search for a new County Manager, and expand the venues where the job will be posted.
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Sun Aug 24, 2014
Currie neighbors say the county needs to help
The rain we have seen lately has really stuck around for folks in one Pender County neighborhood, right in their front yard.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Quarter Moon only Pender County business to get new beer permit
In May, Pender County voters approved a ballot measure changing a half-century-old law forbidding businesses other than hotels and restaurants from selling beer by the glass for on-premises consumption.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Police find stolen pistol from Pender Co. during Wilmington traffic stop
Police arrested a man they say had a pistol that was stolen from Pender County in his back pocket when Wilmington officers stopped a car he was riding in near Hillcrest last night.
Little free library opens at Poplar Grove
As we've reported, the little boxes are spreading all over the Brooklyn and Northside neighborhoods.
Officers find stolen gun, marijuana during traffic stop
Housing officers found a stolen gun and marijuana during a traffic stop in the Hillcrest area just before 11:30 Tuesday night.
Deputies probe slaying in rural Pender County
Authorities in Pender County are investigating the death of an elderly woman who was found dead in her home earlier this week.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Pender County woman found dead on birthday, foul play suspected
According to Major Keith Hinkle with the Pender County Sheriff's Office, an elderly woman was found dead on her birthday.
Pender County woman found dead on birthday
An 84-year-old Pender County woman was found dead in her home Monday, possibly the victim of a burglary, an official said Tuesday.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
4th grader collects 400 shoes for children in need
According to school officials, there are 757 homeless children in New Hanover county schools, 70 homeless children in Pender county and more than 100 in Brunswick.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Rainfall likely caused high level of bacteria found in Topsail sound
High levels of bacteria found in an area of the sound at the southern end of Topsail Island last month were most likely caused by excessive rainfall, a state representative said.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Pender County spends more than $130K on audit
Pender County officials said they had to use more than $130,000 of the county's money to complete the audit for Fiscal Year 2012 Fiscal Year 2013.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Extraordinary People: Girl Power
It's all about Girl Power in this week's Extraordinary Person of the Week. Not one, but five girls with one sweet mission.