Jacksonville Daily News
Mobile home blaze in Surf City renders 'total loss'
According to Joseph K. Rivenbark, fire chief for the Town of Surf City, a fire was burning at a double-wide trailer on 9th Street at 7 a.m. on Friday.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender County rank among the top recycling counties in the state according to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Traveling exhibit showcases Wilmington's Most Threatened Historic Places
The 2013-2014 traveling exhibit includes sites such as the Rosenwald Schools in Pender County and the Dubois-Boatwright House on South Third Street.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Rhodes a " Allen; Freeman a " Bryant
William T. Rhodes III and Kathryn M. Rhodes of Lumberton announce the engagement of their daughter, Christiana Leigh Rhodes, to Brian David Allen, the son of David Bruce Allen and Ellen Reynolds Allen of Wilmington.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Pender DSS employees waiting to be paid for hundreds of hours of overtime
Thousands of families were forced to wait months for food benefits that came late, or never came at all.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Justice elected vice chair of N.C. GOP
Carolyn Justice, a former North Carolina House Representative from Pender County, has been elected as the new vice chairwoman for the state's Republican Party.
Fired worker accused of stealing from Pender Co. church
The Pender County Sheriff's Office says officials at the church in Rocky Point noticed something was not right with the finances back in July.
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New Jersey native, Melanie Walter was drawn by the ocean, the promise of warmer weather and the desire to be nearer to her mother when she moved south almost 30 years ago.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Group set to petition against Hampstead bypass
The group thinks the third interchange on the proposed bypass would negatively impact the Hampstead business district, disturb environmental habitats, and come with a steep price tag, funded by tax payers.
Virus hitting hard on NC hog farms
Like human flu, porcine epidemic diarrhea virus thrives in cold, wet winter months.
Attorney for Pender County charged with DWI in Brunswick County
Carl "Trey" Woodrow Thurman III, 47, appeared before a Brunswick County magistrate at 2:23 a.m. Sunday, according to a revocation order.
County attorney arrested for DWI
PENDER COUNTY, NC A man who makes his living examining the law for Pender County has been charged for breaking it.
Wilmington group to honor historic black homes
The Historic Wilmington Foundation is scheduled to present plaques to a pair of homes tied to the local black community.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Former NC Rep. Justice elected to GOP leadership
The party's Executive Committee voted over the weekend to elect Carolyn Justice of Pender County to the state GOP's No.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Flu expert discusses deadly season across North Carolina
This winter has been a particularly tough flu season. Last week eight people in North Carolina died from complications associated with the flu, including one person in Pender County.
Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Pender County
WILMINGTON, NC The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Pender County until 2:45 p.m. Remember severe thunderstorms are capable of generating strong damaging winds in excess of 60 mile per hour or hail in excess of one inch in diameter.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
2-year-old boy recovers from surgery after dog attack
A 2-year-old boy is recovering from surgery after the Pender County Sheriff's Office says he was attacked by two pit bulls.
2 dogs euthanized after NC toddler mauled
A Pender County animal control officer says two pit bulls have been euthanized after the dogs jumped a fence and mauled a toddler.
Pender Co. residents to vote on alcohol sales in May
Commissioners in Pender County have decided to hold a special countywide vote that could change the rules for businesses in regards to selling alcohol.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Toddler mauled by dogs, rushed to hospital
Family members of the child said the child was walking in the area of 153 Sportsman Drive when two dogs jumped a fence and attacked him.