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Pender County News

Hampstead man pleads guilty to sex crimes with disabled minor

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videoA Hampstead man could be deported after pleading guilty to sex crimes against a disabled child. The District Attorney's Office says Victor Saravia Vasquez, 40, plead guilty to two counts of indecent liberties with a child and one count of misdemeanor secret peeping. Full story...
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Rocky Point man faces child sex charges

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A Rocky Point man is in custody accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a girl. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: North Carolina Spot Festival

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videoThe North Carolina Spot Festival in Hampstead is celebrating its 50th anniversary. They're marking the occasion with games, crafts, fireworks and plenty of Spot! Full story...
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Girls find new hope as cheerleaders

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video Good sportsmanship and team work go beyond the football roster at Topsail High School. Along the sidelines, fans can cheer on the inclusive cheer squad. It's made up of girls with developmental challenges who want nothing more than to be like those around them. Full story...
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Spot Festival queen, princess crowned

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videoThere's a new queen in town, and a new princess, too. Three young women and three girls competed for crowns in the 2013 Miss North Carolina Spot Festival Pageant at Topsail High School this weekend. Full story...
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Sex offender back behind bars after break-in

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videoA man investigators say is a career criminal and a registered sex offender is back behind bars after allegedly breaking into a Pender County home this morning. Full story...
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Three horses dead from EEE in Pender County

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The Pender County Health Department says three horses in the county have died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Full story...
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Multi-state scammer pleads guilty to swindling people out of property

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videoA multi-state scammer admitted to his crimes Thursday. The District Attorney's office says 55-year-old Roger Glenn Kornegay admitted to being the man behind a real-estate scam in North Carolina. Full story...
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Scholarship Pageant returns to NC Spot Festival

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video Pageant Director Shannon Rinko sits down on the GMC set to talk about the return of a scholarship pageant to the festival. The competition returns Saturday, after a three year hiatus. Full story...
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More sea turtles released back into wild

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Six sea turtles are back home now. Tuesday afternoon, workers with the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center released the animals back into the wild. Full story...
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Man struck by lightning and survives

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video A man visiting Surf City with his wife was struck by lightning on Monday. Police say Demitri Khorokhorimn actually died, but the quick response of strangers, helped bring him back to life. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Family who lost home in fire could lose temporary shelter

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video A family whose home went up in flames on Friday says they could now be put out on the street because the organization that came to their aid can’t help any longer. Full story...
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Local beach celebrates milestone birthday

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videoTopsail Beach celebrated its 50th birthday this weekend with good music, plenty of food, and lots of dancing. Full story...
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House fire leaves family of 9 homeless

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videoA housefire off Sandy Bend Road in Rocky Point Friday evening left nine people homeless. Full story...
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Topsail Beach celebrates 50th Anniversary this weekend

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video The fun kicks off Saturday, August 31, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. with music by the Fantastic Shakers. Co-chair for the event Steve Smith stopped by the GMC studio to run through all the details. Full story...
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