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Pender County News

Eastern North Carolina wildfires take toll on the public's health in coastal counties

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The NC Division of Public Health has been monitoring hospital visits for acute respiratory conditions in the Piedmont and Eastern regions of the state and has observed an increase in visits to hospital emergency departments in the following coastal counties for the week of June 18-24: Beaufort, Bertie, Carteret, Dare, New Hanover and Pender. Full story...
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Legislative redistricting proves very unpopular at public meeting

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It was civics in action at UNCW Thursday night. The 2010 Census results mean the need for legislative redistricting. So the state legislature is changing the lines regarding our representation in the state House and Senate and the US House of Representatives. Full story...
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27 eastern counties now under burn ban

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Burn bans are in effect for 27 eastern NC counties, including Bladen, Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Onslow County declares State of Emergency because of fire

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A wildfire burning mainly in Pender County has led Onslow County to declare a State of Emergency. County Commission Vice Chair Paul Buchanan signed the order this afternoon. Full story...
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Smoke from NC wildfire cancels Marine exercise

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Smoke from wildfires in North Carolina has caused New River Air Station to cancel a training exercise. Full story...
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Video Update: Scott Slocum explains incident that led to his firing as Trask basketball coach

We've had requests to air even more of our Scott Slocum interview that we originally aired on Wednesday night. Slocum explains his side of the story on a disorderly conduct charge that led to his dismissal as Trask High School boys basketball coach. Click play video in order to see a longer version of this story.

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"Severe Drought" spreads across North Carolina

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Dry weather continues to grip the Carolinas - with more than one quarter of the state now under a "Severe Drought" according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. Full story...
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UPDATE: Pender Sheriff suspends captain after prostitution arrest

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videoA Pender County Sheriff's captain is off the job after Wilmington Police arrested him overnight on prostitution charges. Capt. Mark Sloan is charged with soliciting prostitution and crimes against nature. Full story...
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NAACP blasts state budget plan

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Leaders of the NAACP from around southeastern North Carolina gathered in Wilmington today to talk about their disgust for the proposed budget. They claim the budget was developed by ultra-radical, tea-party conservatives. Full story...
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