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Pender County News

Topsail Humane Society temporarily closed to address violations

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videoThe Topsail Humane Society received a disapproval rating during a recent state inspection. The animals have since been cleared out, so workers can make necessary repairs. Full story...
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The turtles are coming... The turtles are coming!

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Giant fiberglass sea turtles are coming to Topsail Beach! Full story...
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Large crowd expected to weigh in on Topsail Beach renourishment

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The Topsail Beach Board of Commissioners meet Wednesday night to discuss a beach nourishment project. At stake is whether the project will take place at all.

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Sweepstakes cafes OK in Burgaw

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The town commission approved adding the businesses to Burgaw's list of permitted uses. Full story...
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Weather halts Topsail parade

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The threat of raining on the parade was enough to lead Topsail Beach officials to cancel the annual event. Full story...
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Pender County woman to sing national anthem at UNCW game

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A Pender County woman has been chosen to sing the national anthem at Saturday night's Seahawk basketball game. Pearl Pollock has been living in Pender County for the past 26 years. Full story...
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Pender pets hoping for a home for the holidays

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videoThere is no place like home for the holidays, and that is exactly what the Pender County Animal Shelter is thinking. That is why it is allowing you to adopt a cat or dog for free Saturday - sort of. Full story...
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Local mom questions recent crib recall

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videoWhen you put your kids to bed at night, you want to know they are safe. But after the Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled more than two million cribs, parents are beginning to wonder. Full story...
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Faulty carport causes headaches

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videoA New Jersey couple buys a home in Burgaw, with plans to open their own business. Sounds like the American dream, but the Chomiczewskis say, that dream was shattered when the steel building they paid thousands of dollars for, turned out to be a bust. Full story...
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Get rid of old electronics at Rocky Point Saturday

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Looking to get rid of old electronics? Rocky Point will be the place to be Saturday. Pender County will be collecting any, and all electronic devices tomorrow at the Rocky Point Medical Pavilion. Full story...
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$10,000 reward offered in Hampstead murder

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A $10,000 reward is being offered for anyone with information leading to an arrest in the murder of Hampstead resident Beverly Moore. Moore was found dead in her home in late September. Full story...
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Pender full of ponds and puddles

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videoThe water is receding and the clean-up effort is underway. When eight inches of water fall from the sky, there's not much we can do to stop it. Full story...
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A break in the case of a Hampstead murder

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There is a big break in Pender County's first murder of the year. Thursday, detectives released composite sketches of two people of interest in the death of Beverly Moore of Hampstead. Full story...
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Pender County School Board looking into evacuation plans

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The Pender County School Board is looking into its school emergency evacuation plan after complaints from Topsail High School parents. Thursday, a strange odor forced school officials to evacuate the building. Full story...
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Students dismissed after Hazmat situation at Topsail High School

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videoIt was a topsy turvy day at Topsail High. More than 1,000 students spent their day outside on the bleachers at the football field after they noticed a strange odor coming from a Spanish classroom. Full story...
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