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Pender County News

ONLY ON 3: Families want money back from horse camp that moved

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videoTwo families say their kids were giddy about going to horse camp this summer when their plans came to a screeching halt. Because of a sudden change in location, the neighbors say carpooling wouldn't even change the distance problem. Now, they say they just want their money back. Full story...
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Rain helps as Pender Co. fire lingers into third month

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videoThe Juniper Road Fire in Pender County is close to being 100 percent contained. The NC Forest Service just passed command of the fire to the local office in Whiteville; a move made possible by improved containment and fewer crews fighting the fire. Full story...
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Burgaw business hoping to rise from the ashes after fire

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videoSeventeen workers are trying to figure out what they'll do next after a fire yesterday in Burgaw. The fire at Coastal Instruments and Electronics caused the roof to collapse. Full story...
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Rain does little to help Pender fire

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All the rain we've gotten lately has not helped in the fight with the Juniper Road Wildfire in Pender County. Firefighters say certain areas of the fire saw as little as two-tenths of an inch of rain this week. Full story...
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McIntyre to fight for Surf City Post Office

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Rep. Mike McIntyre says he will work to keep the Surf City Post Office open. Full story...
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Pender Health Dept. promotes Steele

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A Pender County Health Department worker who has been in the middle of several controversies within the department has a new job title. Full story...
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Bedroom makeover a wish come true for Pender Co. girl

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video A little girl in Pender County had her dream come true today with a room makeover. Nine-year-old Lauren Ritterbusch has a life-threatening condition that makes it hard for her to leave her home. Today, the Make-A-Wish Foundation gave her some modern comforts to make her stay more stylish. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Report details investigation into Laney assistant principal

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video We're learning more tonight about the investigation of a Laney High School assistant principal. Last week we told you a criminal investigation into Robin Lamberty has been closed, but the New Hanover County School Board is still looking into what's happening. Full story...
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New Pender County fires force evacuations

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video As the weather this summer continues to heat up, wildfires are becoming more and more prevalent. This is the case especially in Pender County as fires Friday caused evacuations off Harrison Creek Road Full story...
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YouTube video shows shark caught off Topsail Island

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video Less than a month after a girl was bitten by a shark at Topsail Beach, a YouTube video posted yesterday shows a man reeling in what he claims to be a 200-pound black tip shark off Topsail Island. WATCH THE VIDEO INSIDE Full story...
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