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Pender County News

Pender County Emergency Management hosts hurricane expo

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videoSoutheastern North Carolina feels the impact of almost every hurricane that occurs along the east coast. For Pender County Emergency Management holding a hurricane expo was important for everyone. Full story...
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UPDATE: Leland man dies after being pinned between burning vehicles on I-40

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videoOne person is dead after being pinned between two burning vehicles and two others hurt after a crash last night on I-40 in Pender County. Full story...
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Arthur doesn't stop fishing tournament

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video The 6th Annual Children's Fishing Competition in Surf City went off Friday afternoon without a hitch. Full story...
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Funnel clouds spotted, home catches fire from lightning in Pender Co. during Hurricane Arthur

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Pender County Emergency officials say there were no reports of significant damage when Hurricane Arthur swept through the area, despite a tornado touching down and a lightning strike sparking flames at a home there. Full story...
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Red Cross opens shelter at Burgaw Middle School

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The American Red Cross has opened a shelter at Burgaw Middle School at 500 S. Wright St. in Burgaw. The shelter, which opened at 2 p.m., is pet friendly. Full story...
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School board to hold Penderlea public hearing

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videoThe Pender County School board decided Thursday night to hold a public hearing on Penderlea School. Full story...
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Penderlea families worried about losing community school

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video Changes could be coming for a Pender County School, and many families affected are not happy. Those families say moving sixth through eighth grades out of Penderlea School is a bad idea. Full story...
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Car crash briefly shuts down Interstate 40

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The Westbound lane of I-40 was briefly shut down Monday afternoon after a traffic accident. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Girlfriend disgusted, officers cleared in Hampstead shooting death

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videoThe District Attorney says a state trooper had a right to defend himself when he shot and killed a Hampstead man in April. Now a woman who says the man killed, Maynard Thomas, was the love of his life is speaking out. Full story...
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Big crowd turns out for 11th annual North Carolina Blueberry Festival

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videoPender County held the 11th annual blueberry festival this weekend. Full story...
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