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Pender County News

Pender Co. Sheriff's Office find missing 12-year-old girl

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Esmeralda Jasmine Chavez has been found. Full story...
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Snow allows Pender County students to sleep in

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video Students in Pender County are in luck as they will spend yet another day home from school. It's not snowing anymore, but Pender County is still feeling the aftermath of our area's wintry mix. Full story...
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Snow piles on Pender

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video Some parts of Pender County were among the hardest by snow in our area, to the tune of about six inches or more in many places. It was enough to close schools again tomorrow. And with most folks off of work as well today, it made for a great day to enjoy the snow day. Full story...
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Fewer dead, injured pelicans washing ashore

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Possumwood Acres Sanctuary volunteers say in the past week the number of birds found has drastically decreased. The volunteers have found several birds suffering from frost bite, which is a natural occurrence during winter. Full story...
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Ninth annual Dophin Dip extravaganza in Surf City

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video Nearly one thousand people plunged into the Atlantic on New Years day during the ninth annual Dolphin Dip in Surf City. This is the first year the event benefited the Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity. Full story...
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UPDATE: Pelican deaths not malicious

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The Wildlife Resources Commission sent pelicans found on Topsail Beach to the University of Georgia for autopsies to determine their cause of death. Sara Schweitzer from the commission said although the results are not confirmed, early findings show the birds were not killed maliciously by people. Full story...
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Hampstead man happy about Ground Zero worker bill

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video Congress has been busy the last couple weeks before their holiday break tying to get as much passed as they could during the lame-duck session. One of their final votes will mean help for Ground Zero workers, including a Hampstead man. Full story...
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Coty workers face harsh reality

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video With the Coty cosmetics plant in Rocky Point closing its doors by summer, the company says its expanding another plant in North Carolina. It's a harsh reality for folks laid off from the Pender County plant, who are already looking for a new job. Full story...
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Coty expanding Lee County plant

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While Coty plans to shut the doors on its cosmetics plant in Pender County next year, it's expanding another plant in North Carolina. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Pender Co. Health Dept. dentist quits

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Dr. Michelle Holmes submitted her resignation to the Pender County Health Department Thursday. The department shared her resignation with the media today. Full story...
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Rain on the parade

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It has literally rained on the parade. Full story...
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Pender comes up short in state title football game

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video Pender scored on their first possession, but the early touchdown was the only Patriot score. Albemarle beat Pender 21-7 in the 1-AA state title football game Friday night in Chapel Hill. Full story...
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One more win earns Pender a state title in high school football

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video The countdown to the state championship for the Pender Patriots is on. Pender will be facing defending state champion Albemarle in the 1-AA state finals in Chapel Hill. The Patriots appear to be ready. They're definitely excited for the opportunity. Full story...
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Sea turtles struggling in cold

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video Just as the cold has been affecting many of us this season, it's also effecting the turtle populations off the coast of North Carolina. The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center at Topsail Island has heaters and blankets for sea turtles that have been cold-stunned. Full story...
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Shelter flush with dog house donations, still needs other items

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video Dogs living outside at the Pender County Animal Shelter now have shelter from the wind. Thanks to the overwhelming response from our viewers, every dog now has its own house. Full story...
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