make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Pender County News

Sea turtles released into the Atlantic

READ MORE:
videoIt was graduation day for some sea turtles in Topsail Island. Volunteers for the Sea Turtle Hospital released 16 turtles back to the ocean this morning. Full story...
»

Burgaw Depot getting a makeover

READ MORE:
Back in 1850, Burgaw residents used to hop on the free railroad and head to Wilmington for a day on the river. Now the train no longer operates, and historians are looking to revamp the old building and bring it back to life as the town's community center. Full story...
»

New shopping center in Hampstead

READ MORE:
videoHampstead Town Center will be the premier upscale shopping center off highway 17 in Pender County, but not all residents are happy about it, some are concerned about the heavy traffic it could bring. Full story...
»

Burgaw food tax

READ MORE:
Eating out in Burgaw may be getting a little more expensive. The town is one step closer to taxing diners who frequent Burgaw restaurants. Full story...
»

Honoring fallen soldiers

READ MORE:
Crowds gathered around the Hampstead Vllage gazebo, to rememeber all those who fought for our country, and to honor those fighting today. Sergeant Major Tom Hall came to speak at the ceremony, where he addressed family and friends who came together to remember their loved ones. Full story...
»

Application Withdrawn for Topsail Humane Shelter in Hampstead

READ MORE:
videoIt had all the makings of a long, hot night in Burgaw. Pender County Commissioners were ready to tackle the issue of a new animal shelter in Hampstead. Residents were ready to block it. Then came the surprise nobody expected. The application for a special use permit was withdrawn. Full story...
»

Pender County Spring Fest

READ MORE:
videoIt was a beautiful day for a festival,and downtown Burgaw seemed to think so. The town's annual spring fest brought people from all over Pender County, and many stopped by to check out the good food and hand made crafts. Full story...
»

Local student named female athlete of the year

READ MORE:
Pender High senior Jannetta Robinson earned the award for her outstanding athletic achievements during her high school career. Full story...
»

Three arrested in cocaine bust

READ MORE:
A drug bust in Pender County ended with three men behind bars and a kilogram of cocaine off the streets Monday. Full story...
»

Inmates need money for new worship building

READ MORE:
video Inmates at the Pender Correctional Institution are praying for more room to worship. Full story...
»

Pender County Relay for Life

READ MORE:
Almost two weeks ago, six year old Emily Hollis lost her battle with cancer. Saturday, dozens of children celebrated Emily's life, while raising cancer awareness at the pender county relay for life. Full story...
»

Pender County residents paying high insurance rate

READ MORE:
Yesterday we told you about how recent growth in Pender County has stretched emergency services thin. Now some residents are concerned for their safety and their wallets. Full story...
»

Family, friends remember young cancer victim

READ MORE:
On Friday a young Pender County girl lost her battle with cancer. Monday friends and family celebrated the life of Emily Hollis. Full story...
»

Pender County EMS strained

READ MORE:
videoOur area is growing and more people mean more emergencies. That's becoming very apparent in one local county. Full story...
»

Wildfire keeps firefighters busy over weekend

READ MORE:
videoA wildfire was still causing concern along the Pender-Sampson County line Sunday night. Full story...
»