Pender County News
Pender County man pleads guilty in methamphetamine case
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:07pm.

A Hampstead man plead guilty today in Pender County Superior Court. Jeffrey Brown, 37, plead guilty to conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine and manufacturing methamphetamine using a clandestine lab.

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Pender looking for input on $75M school bond plan
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:06pm.

video The Pender County School Board wants to put an end to overcrowding and outdated school buildings. The school board has proposed a multi-million-dollar bond to help. That could mean a tax increase, but some say it would money well spent.

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Woman police say hit, killed 2-year-old arrested again for DWI
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 07/27/2014 - 10:55pm.

videoStevie Wallace, 28, the woman who police say hit and killed two-year-old Carter Gilson, has been arrested for her second DWI in five days.

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Visitation for 2-year-old boy run over by car Friday; Likely no charges filed
Submitted by Chris Brown on Fri, 07/25/2014 - 3:53pm.

videoA funeral service for 2-year-old Carter L. Gilson is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. at Coble Ward-Smith funeral home. Investigators say Carter was run over by 28-year-old Stevie Wallace over the weekend in a private driveway.

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Child killed, charges not filed
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:10pm.

videoA woman questioned in the death of a 2-year-old over the weekend has been arrested again. This time in Pender County for DWI and this is not her first run-in with the law.

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ONLY ON 3: Accused rapist's ex wife says he's manipulative, liar
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:10pm.

videoThe Pender County Sheriff's Office arrested of Ralph Thomas Smith, 42 of Willard, on Monday. Smith was charged after an alleged incident was reported to social services and the sheriffs office in which Smith had sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl.

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Pender and Onslow County crack down on sex offenders
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:36pm.

video Pender and Onslow counties are cracking down on sex offenders. U.S. Marshals and several other agencies discussed a recent operation that targeted sex offenders. The project is called Operation Valor. They sent out 70 officers in divided teams to the homes of registered sex offenders in Onslow and Pender county.

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Man pleads guilty in Pender County murder
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:17pm.

41-year-old Tony Allen Harris plead guilty today in the 2012 murder of Debra Gail Long.

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ONLY ON 3: Surf City worker faces assault charges while on the job
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:03pm.

videoNeighbors are speaking out about pending charges for assault involving a city worker. Warrants say Jordan stepped on Worthington's foot and raked dog feces off on Worthington's shoe, that's when neighbors say Worthington put Jordan in a choke hold causing serious bruising around his neck. Worthington is charged with assault inflicting serious injury by breaking Jordan's jaw and Jordan is charged with simple assault.

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Pender County hires second interim manager in six days
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:45pm.

videoFor the second time in less than a week, the Pender County Commission has hired an interim county manager. Commissioner today agreed to hire Bob Murphy until a permanent manager is hired.

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