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Pender County News

NCDOT to hold meeting on plan to replace Surf City Swing Bridge

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videoThe NC Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting July 29 about the proposed replacement of the Topsail Island Bridge in Surf City. Full story...
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Pender Co. twin takes to Twitter to bring Drake to sister's funeral

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Former Laney High School cheerleader Jasmin Grady is at the center of the Twitter-verse, as her twin brother works to fulfill her last wish. As he works to bring Drake to the Port City to sing at her funeral, the family effort has her story all over social media.

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Pender County Emergency Management hosts hurricane expo

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videoSoutheastern North Carolina feels the impact of almost every hurricane that occurs along the east coast. For Pender County Emergency Management holding a hurricane expo was important for everyone. Full story...
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UPDATE: Leland man dies after being pinned between burning vehicles on I-40

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videoOne person is dead after being pinned between two burning vehicles and two others hurt after a crash last night on I-40 in Pender County. Full story...
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Arthur doesn't stop fishing tournament

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video The 6th Annual Children's Fishing Competition in Surf City went off Friday afternoon without a hitch. Full story...
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Funnel clouds spotted, home catches fire from lightning in Pender Co. during Hurricane Arthur

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Pender County Emergency officials say there were no reports of significant damage when Hurricane Arthur swept through the area, despite a tornado touching down and a lightning strike sparking flames at a home there. Full story...
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Red Cross opens shelter at Burgaw Middle School

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The American Red Cross has opened a shelter at Burgaw Middle School at 500 S. Wright St. in Burgaw. The shelter, which opened at 2 p.m., is pet friendly. Full story...
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School board to hold Penderlea public hearing

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videoThe Pender County School board decided Thursday night to hold a public hearing on Penderlea School. Full story...
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Penderlea families worried about losing community school

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video Changes could be coming for a Pender County School, and many families affected are not happy. Those families say moving sixth through eighth grades out of Penderlea School is a bad idea. Full story...
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Car crash briefly shuts down Interstate 40

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The Westbound lane of I-40 was briefly shut down Monday afternoon after a traffic accident. Full story...
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