Pender County opens new genealogy research center
James Sprunt Community College is one of the 58 community colleges in North Carolina, a system that is celebrating it's 50th anniversary this year.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Island Gazette Newspaper Online
Sheriff's Deputy Resigns After Being Charged with DWI
According to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Department, Deputy Craig Blackmon was charged with Driving While Intoxicated early Saturday morning November 16th.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Teen arrested for drugs on school bus
The Pender County Sheriff's Office says yesterday it was investigating disorderly conduct on a school bus at the end of the day at Trask High School in Rocky Point.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Fuel wood pellets, cold storage among state ports' planned future growth
Two niche industries emerging locally include fuel wood pellets and cold chain storage, a North Carolina State Ports Authority official says.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Kinston Free Press
Search underway for missing aircraft
Emergency crews were setting up a command post Monday afternoon in Pender County to search for a missing aircraft overdue at a Jacksonville airport, an official said.
Crews investigate possible plane crash near Willard
Pender County Emergency Management Director Tom Collins tells WWAY dispatch reported an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon, or EPIRB, alert.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
WFMY 2 Greensboro
Dog Adoption & Humane Awards At Governor's Mansion
Nine of the dogs up for adoption are from Guilford County Animal Shelter. Several were rescued from a suspected puppy mill in Pender county last month.
Animal shelter hopes to build horse stalls
PENDER COUNTY, NC Officials at the Pender County Animal Shelter hope to soon be able to start helping horses on their property.
Jacksonville Daily News
Topsail to hold public meeting on proposed paddling trails
Topsail Beach is paddling ahead with a proposal that would cater to the second fastest growing outdoor activity in the country.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Dog adoption day at the executive mansion in Raleigh on Saturday
North Carolina first lady Ann McCrory holds Zipper, a 2-month-old shepherd mix, at the Humane Society of Charlotte on Thursday.
Current leaders gather to inspire future young professionals
Pender County Commissioner Jimmy Tate said there is a need for more leaders across the state and he hopes this conference will give young adults the skills they need for success.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory pushes pet adoption, puppy mill regulation
They plan to hold a dog adoption event at the Executive Mansion from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. "Help brighten the holidays with a new addition to your family," said First Lady Ann McCrory in a news release.
McCrory Promotes Dog Adoption, Breeder Bill
Gov. Pat McCrory wants the public to adopt abandoned and maltreated dogs while he and his wife keep seeking legislation to set minimum conditions at large commercial dog breeding operations.
Films in progress elicit feedback
Nov. 13--A complete list of works in progress is available at the end of this article.
Pender County man arrested for reportedly trafficking heroin
A Pender County man now faces multiple charges after investigators reportedly found 17 bags of heroin inside his Hampstead home.
Trial con't for former American Cancer Society employee charged for embezzlement
PENDER COUNTY, NC The trial for a former employee with the American Cancer Society accused of taking money from the organization has been continued.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Detective shot in Creekwood receives Service Above Self
Mike Spencer was shot in the line of duty during October while trying to question two people in the Creekwood community by Brandon Smith.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
MISSING: Mother and two children missing out of Pender County
According to the Pender County Sheriff's Office three individuals who were reportedly missing, were found and are in a secure location.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Online auction for Pender County Animal Shelter - and microchip special
The Pender County Shelter is also offering HomeAgain microchip implants for cats and dogs, for $15 each.
Walmart grocery store plans approved for Surf City
A Walmart grocery store could be coming to the Pender County Town of Surf City soon.