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Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 10/25/2013 - 8:01am.READ MORE:
Think your chili recipe has what it takes to win a competition? The Topsail Chili Festival is next weekend and organizers say they're still accepting applications for cooks! Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 4:14pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 5:00pm.READ MORE:
Fourth grade teacher Penny Wolff is a basketball fan, but she's not letting a team rivalry stand between her and students. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 12:03pm.READ MORE:
A woman who allegedly embezzled tens of thousands of dollars from the American Cancer Society made her first appearance in front of a judge Tuesday morning. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 4:07pm.READ MORE:
Part of a historic motel in Surf City is being rebuilt after a fire earlier this year. Tiffany's motel was a landmark in the town from the 1950s, but in January a fire claimed one of its buildings. Now the rebuilding processes is nearing its end. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 2:41pm.READ MORE:
Highway Patrol says a 74-year-old woman ran her SUV into the entrance of the CVS on US 17 in Hampstead this afternoon. Troopers say the woman pressed the wrong pedal and drove over the curb and into the electric doors. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/18/2013 - 9:04am.READ MORE:
A seafood processor plans to create more than 100 new jobs in Pender County, according to state and local leaders. RC Creations, LLC, a seafood processing company, plans to create 120 new jobs and invest more than $25 million by the end of 2017. Full story...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 9:34pm.READ MORE:
Residents living in the town of Burgaw met Thursday evening to talk about a new Walmart shopping center. Those who attended the public meeting were split. Some say the new shopping center will bring revenue and traffic to their small community, while others say it will hurt the town. Full story...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 3:23pm.READ MORE:
A woman who had access to money for a cancer charity is now accused of stealing it. The Pender County Sheriff's Office says Wendy Purdue stole thousand of dollars from the American Cancer Society. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 10/09/2013 - 3:34pm.READ MORE:
More than 80 animals were rescued from a home in Pender County today. Investigators said they were tipped off to a suspected puppy mill after a consumer complained of a sick dog. Full story...