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Pender County News

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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Pender shelter needs dog houses

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video Old man winter has made an early visit to the Cape Fear. That's bad news for the Pender County Animal Shelter, where there are too many dogs outside and not enough houses to keep them out of the cold. Full story...
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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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