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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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Pender Co. Commissioner Brown: 'Health Board is on the right track'
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 07/06/2011 - 10:05pm.

video The Pender County Health Department seems to be having a tough time getting things together. WWAY sat down with County Commissioner and Health Board member George Brown to discuss the controversy surrounding county employee Shirley Steele and other issues.

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FIRST ON 3: Fifth member quits Pender Health Board; Brown responds to criticism
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 4:36pm.

video It seems the board can't get its act together. One leader says he's taking the blame for the board's issues.

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FIRST ON 3: Four Pender Health Board members quit
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 05/09/2011 - 3:41pm.

The chair of the Pender County Board of Health has resigned along with three members.

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FIRST ON 3: Pender County Health Director calls out County Commissioners in open letter
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 08/20/2010 - 9:23am.

video I’m in receipt of E-Mails sent out by David Williams and George Brown that attack the BOH and me. The emails are direct attacks on the BOH, personally and professionally, and suggest that somehow the health director is “running Pender County.”

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ONLY ON 3: Inside the Pender County Health soap opera
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Mon, 05/24/2010 - 8:26am.

video Pender County Commissioners have asked an independent agency to conduct a review of the Health Department. Now a letter from health director Jack Griffith with comments targeted at one commissioner may have gone too far.

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