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Sunday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

POLICE: Missing USMC Vet from Hampstead found dead

Pender County detectives spent the weekend looking for James Salvatore Kalitz, 31, of Hampstead.

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Related Topix: Hampstead, NC, Wilmington, NC

Sunday Aug 31 | WBTV

Embezzlement charge against youth club leader

Investigators say the president of a youth baseball club in Pender County stole more than $30,000 from the organization.

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Related Topix: Hampstead, NC

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

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.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

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.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

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.

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Related Topix: Surf City, NC

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

POLICE: USMC Vet from Hampstead missing/suffers from PTSD

Pender County detectives say James Salvatore Kalitz, 31,from Hampstead, NC is reported missing.

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Related Topix: Hampstead, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

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.

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Related Topix: Burgaw, NC

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

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.

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Related Topix: Willard, NC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

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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Lumina News

Homework

Are you planning an exciting new development with a focus on natural preservation in Brunswick, New Hanover or Pender county? Submit your project for the 2014 Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Awards.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

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.

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Related Topix: Currie, NC

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Topsail Advertiser

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.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Topsail Beach, NC, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

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.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

StarNewsOnline.com

Little free library opens at Poplar Grove

As we've reported, the little boxes are spreading all over the Brooklyn and Northside neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Hampstead, NC, Holden Beach, NC, New Hanover County, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

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.

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WLOS

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.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

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.

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Related Topix: Kelly, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

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.

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Related Topix: Kelly, NC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

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.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, NC, Wilmington, NC, New Hanover County, NC, Brunswick County, NC

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.

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Related Topix: Weather, Environment, Science, Topsail Beach, NC, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

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