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Pender County News

Pender County Humane Society out of a home

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videoThey are already in the market to find a good home, but now the animals at the Pender County Humane Society will soon lose their temporary home. Full story...
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Burgaw police force out on foot

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In an effort to promote more communication between residents and the police department, Burgaw officers will be spending more time on foot. Full story...
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Growth at Camp Lejeune will directly affect Pender County

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videoCamp Lejeune is growing, and it is growing quickly, including a large influx in population that will directly affect Pender County. Full story...
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Dozens gathered in Hampstead to remember veterans

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Dozens of people gathered at the Hampstead gazebo to remember veterans, and all that they have done to create and maintain our country's freedom. Full story...
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Pender County woman being honored at UNCW Thursday

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A Pender County woman, whose mission is rescuing and rehabilitating sea turtles, is being honored Thursday at UNC-Wilmington. Full story...
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Burgaw man facing life in prison

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A Burgaw man faces life imprisonment after pleading guilty to federal drug and gun charges. Full story...
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Pender County experiences record voter turnout

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videoPender County voters who went to the polls early Tuesday were wondering if the low turnout was the calm before the storm, or if the storm had already passed. Full story...
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Paint recycling in Hampstead

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There is a lot of focus these days on going green. Recycling glass, paper and plastic is pretty common place. Full story...
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Undercover investigation arrests 8 people

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videoA lengthy undercover investigation in Pender County leads to charges against eight men for sex offenses against minors. It wasn't an operation out on the street, but one behind a computer at a desk. Full story...
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Pender County looking to gain another water access

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videoFor Pender County boaters, having to drive to Wrightsville Beach or Surf City for a free public boat ramp is a real pain. After much discussion over buying a boat ramp in Hampstead, Pender County boaters may finally be one step closer to getting what they want. Full story...
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Wilmington Box Company expanding

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It was a tough day on Wall Street, but we do have an economic glimmer of hope on the local scale tonight. Full story...
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Pender County Teacher of the Year

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videoEducation can be a challenging career field, but there comes a time when a teacher's time and efforts in the classroom are recognized by others from the outside. Full story...
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Pender County's Maple Hill Parade and Festival

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A small community in Pender County is gearing up for their fall festival. The Maple Hill Parade and Festival starts Saturday at 10:00 a.m. off of Maple Hill School Road. Full story...
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Pender County farmhouse transformed into a movie set

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videoFor major motion picture scouts location is the key. When it came time to search for the perfect home to film The Secret Life of Bees, an old farmhouse in Pender County caught their eye. For the owners, seeing their home transform into a movie set was an eye-opening experience. Full story...
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Early detection important in battling breast cancer

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videoEach year 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with breast cancer, but while those numbers are not going down the good news is that 85 percent can be cured if caught in time. Full story...
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