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Pender County News

WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD: Full bellies and wallets

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videoThe Surprise Squad was out and about Thursday. As a result, there are plenty of full bellies along with full wallets. Full story...
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Old Topsail school starts new chapter

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videoThe old Topsail High School is back open as the new home of Pender County's Eastern Annex Building. Full story...
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Pender sheriff candidate's DWI case continued to after Election Day

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videoPender County Sheriff candidate Scott Lawson was back in court on charges of DWI and reckless driving, but a judge continued the case until after Election Day. Full story...
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Surf City Chief: Suspicious device a Halloween prop, not bomb

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videoSurf City Police Chief Mike Halstead said in a news release Wednesday that the suspicious device found inside a rental home was actually a Halloween prop, not a bomb. Full story...
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NC House candidates Unger, Millis talk film incentives

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videoIt's your voice, your vote and election day is fast approaching. Do you know where each candidate stands? We sat down with state house candidates for district 16 to talk about the issues. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: NCIS involved in Surf City investigation

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videoOfficials with the Surf City Police Department said they have now passed the investigation into a suspicious device found in a home to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. Full story...
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Surf City Police: 'Suspicious device destroyed, area safe'

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videoOfficials with the Surf City Police Department investigated a bomb threat this afternoon; a bomb unit from Wilmington Police also assisted in the incident. Full story...
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Topsail Beach Fire Department concerned about overgrown driveways

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video The Topsail Beach Volunteer Fire Department wants to change a town ordinance after 40 years of driveway concerns. The fire chief says they have been sending letters to 25 residents for two years and now they're having the town's attorney look into the problem. Full story...
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UPDATE: Silver Alert canceled for Burgaw teen

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video The NC Center for Missing Persons canceled a Silver Alert for a missing endangered teen Kaitlyn Brower. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Brower, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: NC Spot Festival kicks off in Hampstead

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videoCan you smell that fried sea food? The 2014 NC Spot Festival is back in Hampstead this weekend. Full story...
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Missing Pender Co. teen found, Leland man charged

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video The Pender County Sheriff's Office says a missing teen has been found and a Leland man charged in connection. Full story...
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Mobile Vet Center comes to the Cape Fear

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videoThe Mobile Vet Center is offering information, direction and even some on site services to veterans who may not be able to veterans who may not be able to reach their nearest veteran services officer. Full story...
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Sea turtles returned to ocean

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video Topsail Island hosted a cheering crowd and some happy turtles! Hundreds of folks gathered this afternoon to see 8 sea turtles make their journey back to the ocean. Full story...
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Tracking shark bites in our back yard

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videoLately, shark bites off Masonboro Island have been making headlines. With two in the last month adding to the record of shark incidents off the Carolina coast. But who exactly is keeping these records? Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Kelly Regan

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videoSummer vacation is over and the 2014-2015 school year in full swing. With a new school year, we are privileged enough to honor special educators as our Teacher of the Week. This week we headed to Penderlea Middle School to find sixth grade teacher Kelly Regan. Full story...
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