Pender County News
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Families pick up pieces after weekend flooding, sinkholes in Hampstead
Submitted by Helen Holt on Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:34pm.

video Flooding caused big problems for many people across the Cape Fear this weekend. That was the case especially for some in Pender County, where the rain flooded both cars and homes in Hampstead. Today neighbors are trying to figure out if and when the problems can be fixed.

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Sisters giving back for cancer
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 08/10/2014 - 10:52pm.

videoAfter two sisters competed in a Relay for Life pageant, they told their mom, it was time to give back.

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Extreme flooding in Hampstead causes sinkhole
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sun, 08/10/2014 - 8:31am.

video When it rains, it pours. A flood warning was in effect for Pender County Saturday afternoon that created more than just wet roads.

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ONLY ON 3: Woman also charged with sex crimes against 14-year-old girl
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:54pm.

videoLast month a man who claimed he was dying of terminal cancer was arrested for allegedly having sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl. Now a Wallace woman is also behind bars for sex crimes with the same victim.

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Currie neighbors say flooded lake a big problem
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Mon, 08/04/2014 - 3:55pm.

videoIt's a small lake, but it's causing some big problems for neighbors in Pender County. They say their beautiful front lawn has turned into a swamp.

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DA: "She is to be commended for her bravery"
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/31/2014 - 7:58pm.

After more than two years in the court system, a domestic sexual abuse case came to a close Thursday. A Burgaw man pleaded guilty in Pender County Superior Court to sex and weapons charges stemming from an April 14, 2012, incident at his house on Highway 52 East. All this is according to a news release from District Attorney Ben David.

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WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD perks up Pender shoppers
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/31/2014 - 7:39pm.

videoOur Surprise Squad was out and about again today. This time, we're making the day of some unsuspecting people at the Hampstead Food Lion.

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Surf camp instructors save swimmers
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 5:36pm.

videoSome swimmers are lucky to be alive tonight, thanks to some surf instructors from Topsail Beach. What happened can only be described as heroic, but if you ask them it was all in a day's work.

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ONLY ON 3: Former fire chief says something strange about Pender audit delay
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:05pm.

video Pender County is nine months behind on its annual audit. In the last two months the county manager and the finance director resigned, but some taxpayers say they lost trust in their government long before that.

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Rocky Point man sentenced for 2012 murder
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:35pm.

videoA Rocky Point man will spend as long as the next two decades in prison for the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend two years ago.

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