Pender County News
Dogs from Pender puppy mill to be part of governor's adoption event
Submitted by on Thu, 11/14/2013 - 10:43am.

"I'm sold," Gov. Pat McCrory said Wednesday as he snuggled Lexie in his arms on a chilly day outside the Old Capitol in Raleigh. Lexie looked on with wide eyes but said nothing.

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Warrants: Money embezzled from Cancer Society used for lavish life
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 11/13/2013 - 4:18pm.

video New details have emerged about the alleged embezzlement of more than $68,000 by a former American Cancer Society employee. Investigators say that during a 10-month period in which Wendy Perdue had control of an unauthorized America Cancer Society checking account, she stole money to live a frivolous lifestyle.

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Super Typhoon Haiyan hits close to home for one local family
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 5:53pm.

videoEx-Marines Dustin and Andrea Bestul say spending a lot of time overseas in third world countries exposed them to idea of adopting. The family of eight adopted three kids from Ethiopia a few years back.

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SBI investigating death of Pender County Jail inmate
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 10:46am.

videoThe SBI is investigating after an inmate in the Pender County Jail died this morning. A Pender County Sheriff's Office spokesman says jail staff found Norris Winfred Murphy, 51, of Burgaw unresponsive on the floor of his cell

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New Sea Turtle Hospital up and running
Submitted by IE on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 5:10pm.

videoSick and injured sea turtles now have a new and improved hospital in Surf City. The new Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital offers more space, an updated filtration system and other amenities the old facility on topsail island did not have room for.

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Stranger tries to pick up kids at Surf City bus stop
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 11:45am.

According to the Surf City police on Wednesday a white female pulled up to a bus stop at Cornel and Bunchberry (Dogwood Lakes subdivision) and asked a five and six year old if they wanted a ride to school.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Fired deputy charged with assault
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/04/2013 - 9:12am.

videoA fired New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy has been charged with simple assault. The Pender County Clerk of Court's office says Reed Roberts was served Friday for an offense that happened Thursday, according to court records.

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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Trick or Treat in the Park
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 10:24pm.

videoKids were out trick or treating all over the area. For the seventh year now, the Kiwanis Club of Hampstead hosted Trick or Treat in the Park.

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Rocky Point woman takes Halloween decorations to new level
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 10:40pm.

videoIt is on a grand scale and guaranteed scary. A Rocky Point woman puts her Halloween display out every year and it just keeps getting better.

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Pender woman charged with animal cruelty after 170 animals seized
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 3:38pm.

videoA Pender County woman faces charges weeks after more than 150 animals were taken from her home. Marilyn Medina, 72, was arrested today and charged with 13 counts of animal cruelty.

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