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PENDER COUNTY: Incumbent sheriff wins primary while redistricting prompts change
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 05/07/2014 - 3:16am.

Pender County's top cop will have another chance at re-election. Redistricting for the Pender County Commission forced two sitting commissioners into the same district.

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ONLY ON 3: Pender Health Dept. issues lead to war of words
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 04/19/2012 - 3:49pm.

video The Health Department issues in Pender County continue to heat up after a "he said she said" battle on Facebook. Topsail Online printed an article today claiming County Commissioner Chester Ward said he was misrepresented on a story we ran yesterday. But that's not what he told us.

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Pender Health Department again at center of political controversy
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 4:00pm.

videoThe Health Department in Pender County is sparking tensions among county commissioners. Both the Health Board and Health Department have had issues in the past. This time questions about the board brought a heated exchange at a County Commission meeting.

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ONLY ON 3: Despite state ban, Pender Co. to consider zoning for sweepstakes parlors
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 10:22pm.

video Pender County commissioners may roll the dice on a gray area at their meeting Monday night. A business is trying to get approval to open a sweepstakes parlor, even though the state banned the video games last year.

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