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Pender County News

Friends, family remember drowning victim

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videoA woman drowned while swimming with her lifelong friend in Topsail Beach. Now, friends and family members are trying to make sense of what happened to the former Assistant Town Clerk they knew and loved. Full story...
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One child in hospital after crash near Surf City

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videoOne car flipped on its side during a crash at the intersection of Highway 17 and US 210 near Surf City. Surf city police a child had to go to the hospital because of the accident. Everyone else walked away from the crash unhurt. Full story...
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Topsail Beach Police Chief tells WWAY, "I don't do 24/7."

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When news happens after 5:00 p.m. in Topsail Beach, don't expect to hear about it until hours later. Full story...

Jean Beasley wins Ocean Hero Award

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The woman who founded a hospital for sea turtles in Pender County has won another award for her dedication. Jean Beasley has been named the winner of the 2013 Ocean Hero Award by the environmental group Oceana. Full story...
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Pender Co. horse dies of EEE

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videoThe Pender County Health Department says a four-year-old miniature stallion has died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). It's the third case of EEE reported in North Carolina so far this year and second case reported in our area. Full story...
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Victim's son says fight over money for house led to Pender murder-suicide

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videoA Pender County woman is dead, and so is the man investigators say killed her. The call originally came in as a house fire, but when responders arrived to the home on Little Kelly Road in Rocky Point last night, they found the body of Myrle Carr inside. Full story...
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StarNews: Pender County man wanted for questioning

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videoA man is wanted for questioning about a murder in Pender County on Wednesday. Full story...
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Owner goes to extreme lengths to find missing dog

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videoAn owner’s love for her missing dog has carried her the last six months and inspired her to go to great lengths to bring him home. Homer, a 5-year-old pup went missing in Rocky Point after he was spooked by the noise of near-by fireworks. Full story...
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This week's 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice' headlines

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video Pender-Topsail Post & Voice" Editor Andy Pettigrew sat down with Good Morning Carolina anchor Randy Aldridge to talk about the week's headlines. Full story...
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Despite new complaints, tour shows good conditions at Pender Co. Animal Shelter

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video In these dog days of summer, the Pender County Animal Shelter is still battling serious allegations. This time, critics have taken to Craigslist with their accusations. Full story...
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Time running out to vote Beasley for Ocean Hero Award

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There are only a few more days left to vote for a Pender County woman who has devoted her life to helping sea turtles to receive a national honor. Jean Beasley is one of six adult finalists for Oceana's Ocean Hero Awards. Full story...
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This week's 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice' headlines

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Editor Andy Pettigrew shares headlines from this week's 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice' Full story...
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UPDATE: Names, information released in deadly Pender Co. Crash

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videoAlcohol may have been a factor in a head-on crash in Pender County Sunday that killed two drivers and one child, and left another with serious injuries. Full story...
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This week's 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice' headlines

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'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice' Editor Andy Pettigrew sits down with Good Morning Carolina anchor Randy Aldridge to talk about the week's headlines.video Full story...
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Topsail Beach among top uncrowded beaches on east coast

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Think beaches in our area are too crowded? Well, believe it or not, one of the best uncrowded beaches is right here. Full story...
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