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Pender County News

Names released of victims in fatal crash on US 421 in Pender Co.

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videoTwo people are dead after a crash between a log truck and a car in Pender County. One man heard everything. Full story...
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Farmers prepare for cold weather

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videoIt has been a roller-coaster ride of weather this winter with record setting warmth in Southeastern North Carolina just last week. But it's time to bundle up. Full story...
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Pender Co. man charged with more than 27 sexually related counts

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video The Pender County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Danny Dewitt Strickland today on 27 different sexually related charges. Strickland has been previously charged with four sexually related counts. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Community rallies to save its post office

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video With the threat of closure looming over their post office, the Pender County community of Maple Hill has rallied around the building at the center of town. But would it be too late? Full story...
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Pender Co. Schools to discuss converting two schools to K-5

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video Pender County Schools wants input on whether to convert two schools that that currently have students in three grades each to both have kindergarten through fifth grades. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Gun shop says Time Warner Cable anti-gun policy violating rights

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video A local gun store says a cable company is violating its rights. Surf City Guns and Ammo had been running commercials on Time Warner Cable. Now, the company will not allow the small business to run the ads it wants. Full story...
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Today's headlines from 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice'

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video Big changes to some Pender County schools; an education lesson modeled after a popular game. Get the inside scoop on these stories and more. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Little info in hit and run that injured 12-year-old girl

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videoA late-night hit and run over the weekend left a Pender County girl in the hospital, but the details surrounding the accident are still unclear. Full story...
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DOT picks location for new Topsail Island Bridge

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videoThe Surf City Swing Bridge is one step closer to the end of its decades-long run. The NC Department of Transportation has decided where to build a new bridge to Topsail Island. Full story...
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Today's headlines from 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice'

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video Get the inside scoop on hot issues in Pender County before others get the story from the paper. Full story...
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County unemployment rates show big drop in Pender since Nov. '11

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video Pender County has shown the biggest improvement over the last year. The unemployment rate has dropped 2.4 points percent drop over the course of a year to 10.0 percent. That tied with two other counties for the second biggest drop in the entire state since November 2011. Full story...
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Today's headlines from 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice'

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video Get the inside scoop on today's top stories from Pender County before anyone else when you hear straight from the paper's editor. Full story...
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Thousands ring in New Year at Dolphin Dip

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videoFor more than a decade now, people have gathered on the beach in Surf City to ring in the New Year in a cool way and this year was no exception. Cool, breezy weather and cold water are just the recipe for the Dolphin Dip. Full story...
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Teacher of the week: Amanda Diggs

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videoWe traveled to Pender County to meet a Topsail Middle School first-year teacher Amanda Diggs to present her with this week's Teacher of the Week award. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mother of fallen soldier remembers son on Christmas

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videoChristmas is a time to celebrate and count your blessings, but this holiday season has been especially tough for the Butler family. Army Sgt. T.J. Butler was killed in action in October by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan. Now, his family is trying to figure out how to celebrate Christmas while remembering their own angel. Full story...
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