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Despite new complaints, tour shows good conditions at Pender Co. Animal Shelter

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video In these dog days of summer, the Pender County Animal Shelter is still battling serious allegations. This time, critics have taken to Craigslist with their accusations. Full story...
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Time running out to vote Beasley for Ocean Hero Award

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There are only a few more days left to vote for a Pender County woman who has devoted her life to helping sea turtles to receive a national honor. Jean Beasley is one of six adult finalists for Oceana's Ocean Hero Awards. Full story...
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This week's 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice' headlines

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Editor Andy Pettigrew shares headlines from this week's 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice' Full story...
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UPDATE: Names, information released in deadly Pender Co. Crash

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videoAlcohol may have been a factor in a head-on crash in Pender County Sunday that killed two drivers and one child, and left another with serious injuries. Full story...
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This week's 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice' headlines

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'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice' Editor Andy Pettigrew sits down with Good Morning Carolina anchor Randy Aldridge to talk about the week's headlines.video Full story...
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Topsail Beach among top uncrowded beaches on east coast

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Think beaches in our area are too crowded? Well, believe it or not, one of the best uncrowded beaches is right here. Full story...
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1 dead, 1 hurt after boat collision

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videoOne person is dead and another injured after two boats collided on the Northeast Cape Fear River. Full story...
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Constant rain leaves hole in Pender Co. neighborhood

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video After one of the wettest Junes on record, Mother Nature has made the trip home a little more difficult for residents of the Sycamore Farms subdivision near Burgaw. Full story...
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Belle of Topsail towed from Intracoastal Waterway

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videoThe Belle of Topsail became grounded in the Intracoastal Waterway near Surf City Friday evening after having engine trouble. The Coast Guard and Pender County fire department helped 46 passengers and 4 crew members aboard the dinner cruise boat to a sport fishing boat 'Big Daddy.' They were then taken to shore at the Beach House Marina in Surf City. Full story...
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Topsail Beach drowning victim identified

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Topsail Beach Police have identified a man who drowned off the coast Saturday. Police Chief Sam Gervase says the victim was Stephen O'Rork, 36, who was vacationing from Greensboro. Full story...
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Body found in Topsail Beach

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Topsail Beach Police say the body of a 36-year-old man from Greensboro was found near the Jolly Roger Pier Saturday near the 1000 block of Ocean Boulevard in Topsail Beach. Full story...
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Report: Alleged Pender HS rape happened in school auditorium

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videoInvestigators and school leaders are not saying much about a rape that allegedly happened on a high school campus in Pender County. But tonight we are learning more. Full story...
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Pender High student charged with statutory rape on campus

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videoDeputies in Pender County have charged a 19-year-old with raping a fellow student at Pender High School on the last day of school earlier this month, WWAY has learned. Full story...
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Pender Co. fire departments merger will mean tax hike

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video Pender County of residents could soon see a change in their emergency services. After a week of discussions Pender EMS and four other volunteer fire departments have tentatively agreed to merge. Full story...
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This week's 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice' headlines

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"Pender-Topsail Post & Voice" Editor Andy Pettigrew sat down with Good Morning Carolina anchor Randy Aldridge to talk about the week's headlines. videoFull story...
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