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Pender County News

Ground Zero worker awaits health care bill vote

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video We just marked the 9th anniversary of September 11th, a date many will never forget. But some of the men and women who responded when the twin towers fell, feel like they've been forgotten now that they need help. A bill sitting in the U.S. Senate could make a huge impact in their lives, even here at home. Full story...
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A family is still searching for answers one year after murder

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video Who killed their mother and why? Nearly a year after someone murdered Tiffany Dawkins two days after Christmas her family desperately wants answers. Full story...
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Coty buys nail polish maker

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Cosmetic maker Coty may be shutting down its plant in Rocky Point next summer, but that doesn't mean the company is scaling back all its operations. Full story...
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JUST IN: Coty Inc. to close Rocky Point plant in 2011

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Coty, Inc. has announced that it will end production at its manufacturing plant in Rocky Point, N.C. by the summer of 2011. The decision to close Rocky Point manufacturing was originally announced in May, 2009. Full story...
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Burgaw man’s third Friday win brings $100,000 prize

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John Adinolfi, a lighting system service coordinator from Burgaw in Pender County, may limit his lottery ticket purchases to Fridays from now on... Full story...
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Pender captures 1-A state title in high school volleyball

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It's two state titles in a row for Pender High School in volleyball. Head Coach Ray Horton and the Patriots did it again in Raleigh !! Full story...
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Rep. Justice: Voters cheated by ballot mess up

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State Rep. Carolyn Justice says voters have been cheated. Justice says she received a called from Rep. Danny McComas (R-New Hanover) saying that the 16th District House candidates were completely left off the ballots at the Northeast Library in Wilmington. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Waves owner files charge against woman who helped Ukrainian workers

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An update tonight on story you saw ONLY ON 3. The owner of Waves Surf and Sport in Surf City accused of not paying three foreign employees has now filed a complaint of his own. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Waves owner arrested for threatening woman who helped workers

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video A follow-up on a story you saw ONLY ON 3. The owner of the Waves Surf and Sport store in Surf City is in trouble after allegedly threatening the woman who helped three Ukrainian women who worked for him. Full story...
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FEMA checks out Pender flooding

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Pender County flood victims are ripping out their carpets and tearing down their walls. Meanwhile, teams from FEMA and the state are driving around the county to assess their damaged homes. Full story...
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Financial help could still be headed to flood-soaked Pender

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videoFamilies in Pender County are finally able to get their lives moving again. The flood water has gone down significantly, and all the roads in the county are back open. Full story...
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Governor Perdue requests disaster declaration for six eastern counties; Pender not included

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video Gov. Bev Perdue last night requested a major disaster declaration for six eastern North Carolina counties as a result of flooding and powerful winds caused last week by Tropical Storm Nicole. Full story...
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Rocky Point man charged with selling opium

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The Pender County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Division arrested Randall Lynn Littleton during an undercover operation in the Rocky Point area of Pender County. He's charged with three counts of trafficking opium. Full story...
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Continued high water delays FEMA assessment

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videoThe Northeast Cape Fear River has gone down more than two feet since it crested Sunday morning. It's now measuring at about 13 feet, but it's still too high for FEMA to assess some of the damage. Full story...
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Pender County Health Dept. names new interim health director

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video After a long and bumpy road the Pender County Health Department has a director. Full story...
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