Pender County News
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Fired worker accused of stealing from Pender Co. church
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 5:23pm.

videoA former employee is accused of stealing from a Pender County church. Investigators say Gloria Hardee took more than $100,000 from Riley Creek Baptist Church.

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Pender Co. company earns top honor for commitment to worker safety
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 4:00pm.

videoThe NC Department of Labor awarded a Pender County company with a top honor today. Wilmington Box Company received the SHARP award for its safety and health conditions for workers.

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Attorney for Pender County charged with DWI in Brunswick County
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:56am.

videoThe attorney for Pender County was charged over the weekend with DWI. Carl "Trey" Woodrow Thurman III, 47, appeared before a Brunswick County magistrate at 2:23 a.m. Sunday, according to a revocation order.

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Pender's Justice elected NCGOP vice chair
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/24/2014 - 10:20am.

videoSoutheastern North Carolina is now home to two top officials in the state's Republican Party. Former state Rep. Carolyn Justice of Hampstead is the new vice chair of the party.

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Battle of Moores Creek Bridge lives on
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Sun, 02/23/2014 - 7:17pm.

videoHistory came alive at the 283th anniversary of the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge. Attendees of all ages got a taste of what it was like to live in 1776.

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2-year-old boy recovers from surgery after dog attack
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 02/19/2014 - 5:32pm.

videoA 2-year-old boy is recovering from surgery after the Pender County Sheriff's Office says he was attacked by two pit bulls. The attack happened yesterday evening when the child was visiting family.

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Flu death reported in Pender County
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/19/2014 - 3:21pm.

video Pender County says a 49-year-old died last week of complications from the flu. It's the first flu death in the county this flu season.

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Local couple is living the dream, drinking coffee
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 02/19/2014 - 8:28am.

videoAfter years working "normal" jobs, Paula and Eric Jones decided to turn their passion for coffee into a business. Now they're happily roasting and brewing Pirate's Brew Coffee.

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Pender superintendent says make-up day decision a tough one
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 02/18/2014 - 4:03pm.

videoSome answers today about why Pender County Schools will make-up some snow days during Spring Break, while other school districts have avoided cutting into that vacation time.

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Walmart hiring for new grocery store in Surf City
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/18/2014 - 1:43pm.

Walmart is looking to hire about 100 workers at its new store in Surf City. The retail giant says it will hire up to 95 people to work at its new Walmart Neighborhood Market getting ready to open this spring.

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