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2 utility workers hit by truck, 1 dead in Hampstead

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videoA utility worker is dead and another injured after they were hit by a pick-up truck along US 17 in Pender County, according to Highway Patrol. Full story...
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Pender Co. teacher drowned while paddleboarding

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videoA Pender County teacher drowned earlier this week. The Sheriff's Office says the family of Amanda Perkins reported her missing early Thursday morning after she did not come home from paddleboarding along a creek off the Intracoastal Waterway near Hampstead. Full story...
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Driver charged with second DWI in two weeks after hitting car, store

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videoA Pender County man is behind bars after his second drunk driving arrest in two weeks. This time investigators say John Paulson's actions sent two people to the hospital and caused significant damage to a Hampstead business. Full story...
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Hampstead Bypass revised plan still getting complaints

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videoThe North Carolina Department of Transportation held a meeting Thursday night to get input on a revised and preliminary plan for the proposed bypass of U.S. 17 around Hampstead. The newest plan adds an interchange to the original plan that had two. Full story...
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Former Hampstead fire chief charged with shooting wife, stealing truck

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videoA former chief of the Hampstead Volunteer Fire Department is charged with shooting his wife in the leg and stealing his neighbor's truck. Full story...
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Pender County murder suspect turns himself in

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videoThe man accused of a deadly shooting last night in Pender County turned himself in this afternoon. Pender County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 911 call at a home off US 17 in Hampstead just after 9 p.m. Tuesday. When Deputies arrived on the scene, they found the body of Donnie Lee Pridgen. Full story...
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6 from Carolinas get French Legion of Honor

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Six World War II veterans from the Carolinas have been honored with France's highest military award, the Legion of Honor. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Little info in hit and run that injured 12-year-old girl

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videoA late-night hit and run over the weekend left a Pender County girl in the hospital, but the details surrounding the accident are still unclear. Full story...
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Today's headlines from 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice'

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video Get the inside scoop on today's top stories from Pender County before anyone else when you hear straight from the paper's editor. Full story...
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Fallen soldier returns home to Wilmington

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video Fallen soldier Sgt. Thomas J. Butler has returned home for the last time. His body arrived at Wilmington International Airport around 9:30 a.m. Full story...
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Funeral arrangements set for Sgt. T.J. Butler; protest, show of support planned

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video A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, 411 Market Street, Wilmington, with Dr. Jim Everette officiating. Interment will follow in Wilmington National Cemetery with full military honors. Full story...
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Two arrested after library break-in

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Two men are charged with a break-in at the Pender County Library in Hampstead. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: North Carolina Spot Festival

The 49th annual North Carolina Spot Festival is happening this weekend in Hampstead. It's an event that offers music, art, fireworks and, of course, lots of spot to eat.

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Save money with local Facebook friends

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Similar to Craigslist, people can post items for sale. But "Hampstead Trade, Borrow, Sell and Swap!" is different because it is a streamlined Facebook group area residents can join and then post photos of items for sale, search for items they want or even ask to borrow something from a fellow group member. Full story...
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The 49th Annual Spot Festival

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video Get ready for good food, good music and good times in Hampstead. Watch the GMC interview previewing the Spot Festival. Full story...
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