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Pender County News

Pender Health Department again at center of political controversy

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videoThe Health Department in Pender County is sparking tensions among county commissioners. Both the Health Board and Health Department have had issues in the past. This time questions about the board brought a heated exchange at a County Commission meeting. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Pender Co. commissioner's DWI case dropped

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Prosecutors in Charlotte have dropped a DWI charge against a Pender County Commissioner. A spokesman for Mecklenburg County Courts says the District Attorney voluntarily dismissed the charge against David Williams Friday. READ THE ORDER TO RULING THE CHARGES INSIDE Full story...
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UPDATE: Pender wildfire contained

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For the second spring in a row, there is a wildfire burning in the Holly Shelter Game Land. This time it's significantly smaller and continues to weaken. Full story...
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Parents and teachers agree new schedule would be "fresh start"

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video Students in Pender County may be heading back to class early next school year. High schools starting the first week of August is one option under a proposed school calendar waiver. Both parents and teachers say they like the idea. Full story...
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Pender school board seeks input on shifting high school calendar

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video It could be a short summer for high school students in Pender County. Starting classes the first week of August is one option under a proposed school calendar waiver. The reason: the school district wants to implement the Career and College Promise program. Full story...
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Surf City building memories one brick at a time

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You can soon share your treasured memories of Surf City for everyone to see. The town is selling commemorative brick pavers. Full story...
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Prison breaks ground on long-awaited chapel

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video Nearly 800 inmates call the Pender Correctional Institution home. Although it's just a temporary stop for most, prison leaders and the community have come together to build what they hope will make a lasting impression. Full story...
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Pender deputies check rumor of disruption at Topsail High School

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Pender County Sheriff's deputies are at Topsail High School after the staff heard rumors of what a school district spokeswoman called "a disruption" during the school day. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: 110 new Americans sworn in on site that led to country's independence

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videoThe liberties and freedoms that come along with being an American are often taken for granted. But there are 110 brand new American citizens who know just how special it is to call the land of the free home. Full story...
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