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Pender County News

Autopsy: Murder victim shot twice

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Investigators say a man killed yesterday in Hampstead died of two gunshot wounds. Full story...
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Pender School Board to interview 10 for superintendent slot

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The Pender County School Board is moving forward on its search for a new superintendent. The board says it received 28 applications to replace Allison Sholar, who is moving to Currituck County. Full story...
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Local science standout heads to nationals

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video A Topsail Middle School 7th grader is heading to Washington after his science project took top honors in the state. Full story...
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Hampstead man arrested after death of his step-father

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video A family controversy leads to a breaking and entering and a murder. It happened in the northern part of Hampstead early Wednesday morning. Full story...
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Surf City Post Office removed from Postal Service closure list

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U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre announced today that the Surf City Post Office has been removed from the closure list by the United States Postal Service. Full story...
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Hampstead dentist earns international honor

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video A Pender County dentist recently received some international recognition. At just 32, Dr. Misael Otero, DDS, is also revolutionizing the field of dental implants. Full story...
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Hampstead hosts 48th Annual NC Spot Festival

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If there were ever a time to enjoy a southern platter of deep fried fish it would have been this weekend at the North Carolina Spot Festival in Hampstead. Full story...
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5th Quarter: Week #6 - High School Scoreboard

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Week number six of the high school football schedule is complete other than a few postponements. Hoggard remains undefeated. New Hanover improves to 4-1. North Brunswick is no longer undefeated. Click full story for all of Friday's scores. Full story...
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Unemployment climbs again in Wilmington area

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After a small drop in July, unemployment is up again in the Wilmington metro area. The region's unemployment rate climbed to 10.5 percent in August. That's up from 10.2 percent in July after a drop from 10.4 percent in June. The Employment Security Commission says 18,744 are unemployed in our area. Full story...
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WWAY's High School Football preview

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video Weather pending,week number six of the high school football season kicks off on Friday night. Jesse Jones has a preview of some of the best matchups. Full story...
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