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Pender County News

Attorney for Pender County charged with DWI in Brunswick County

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videoThe attorney for Pender County was charged over the weekend with DWI. Carl "Trey" Woodrow Thurman III, 47, appeared before a Brunswick County magistrate at 2:23 a.m. Sunday, according to a revocation order. Full story...
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Pender's Justice elected NCGOP vice chair

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videoSoutheastern North Carolina is now home to two top officials in the state's Republican Party. Former state Rep. Carolyn Justice of Hampstead is the new vice chair of the party. Full story...
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Battle of Moores Creek Bridge lives on

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videoHistory came alive at the 283th anniversary of the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge. Attendees of all ages got a taste of what it was like to live in 1776. Full story...
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2-year-old boy recovers from surgery after dog attack

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videoA 2-year-old boy is recovering from surgery after the Pender County Sheriff's Office says he was attacked by two pit bulls. The attack happened yesterday evening when the child was visiting family. Full story...
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Flu death reported in Pender County

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video Pender County says a 49-year-old died last week of complications from the flu. It's the first flu death in the county this flu season. Full story...
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Local couple is living the dream, drinking coffee

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videoAfter years working "normal" jobs, Paula and Eric Jones decided to turn their passion for coffee into a business. Now they're happily roasting and brewing Pirate's Brew Coffee. Full story...
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Pender superintendent says make-up day decision a tough one

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videoSome answers today about why Pender County Schools will make-up some snow days during Spring Break, while other school districts have avoided cutting into that vacation time. Full story...
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Walmart hiring for new grocery store in Surf City

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Walmart is looking to hire about 100 workers at its new store in Surf City. The retail giant says it will hire up to 95 people to work at its new Walmart Neighborhood Market getting ready to open this spring. Full story...
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While other districts add time, Pender Co. cuts days from Spring Break

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videoFor the most part, folks love having a day off because of snow. But making them up... that's a different story. While other school districts have protected Spring Break from make-up days, Pender County Students have had theirs cut short. Full story...
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Admitted rapist sentenced to prison, deportation

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videoInvestigators in Pender County say an admitted rapist is heading to prison and then back to his home country. Pender County Sheriff's Det. John Leathearwood says Nazario Rojas Bautista pleaded guilty today to second degree rape and second degree sexual offense. Full story...
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Pender Co. family of 6 recovering from carbon monoxide poisoning

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A Pender County family of six is recovering from carbon monoxide poisoning after trying to keep warm during a winter storm by bringing a charcoal grill indoors. Full story...
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Rocky Point man killed by tree limb while helping friend in storm

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videoWhile most of us see this winter storm as an inconvenience, it cost one man in Pender County his life. Darrell Huffman was crushed under the weight of a frozen tree limb yesterday in rocky point. Full story...
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Fire crews battling blaze at Rocky Point home as roads reopen

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Fire crews are battling a blaze at a Rocky Point home that started in the early morning hours, according to Pender County dispatchers. Full story...
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Icy conditions hurt Valentine's Day flower delivery

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video Power outages and icy roads delay preparation for florists' biggest day of the year. Full story...
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Latest cold snap keeps HVAC crews busy

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video Heating and air technicians across southeastern North Carolina are working overtime to make sure you stay warm despite the cold. Technicians say that's why it is important to make sure you properly maintain your units. That includes changing filters. They also say sometime what you think is a problem may not be. Full story...
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