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Pender County News

Fearing long, hot summer, Pender Co. issues mandatory water restrictions

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video Pender County residents are facing a mandatory water restriction. Utility officials are trying to replenish their water supply before they hit seriously low levels as the summer goes on. Full story...
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Pender's Addison Spruill signs with Brevard

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video It took a bit longer than expected, but Pender's Addison Spruill finally made his collegiate choice official. He signed on Tuesday with Brevard Community College in Florida. Pender's Andrienne Bannerman also signed on Tuesday. She'll play college basketball at Erskine. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Woman says mechanic owes her money, scamming others

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videoGive and take is the name of the game. Jennifer Pittman says she gave her truck and $300 to Tracy Carr back in November. Now, six months later, she says she's been taken advantage of. Full story...
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1-A results from state track meet

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The 1-A state championnship track meet was held in Greensboro on Friday. The 2-A meet will be held on Saturday. Full story...
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Local boxer channels Mr. T in return to ring

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video Pender County native Donnell Holmes will step back into the boxing ring Friday after a 15-month layoff. The professional heavyweight will lace up the gloves in Raleigh. Full story...
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Pender County inmates to be tracked with GPS ankle monitors

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Some inmates in Pender County will soon be allowed to walk around freely before going to trial. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Is Pender County Board of Health breaking the law tonight?

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The Pender County Board of Health is meeting again tonight, but without six of its members. That's because they've resigned in protest over the past week. So the question is, if the state statute says the board shall be composed of 11 members, can it legally meet with six of them missing? Marissa Jasek is at the meeting and will have more tonight on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 11. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Fmr. interim health dir. applauds Pender Health Board resignations

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Wayne Raynor writes in an open letter to Pender County residents that he applauds the recent mass resignation of five members of the board "signaling their opposition to the unappreciative and uncooperative spirit of the county leadership. Full story...
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Topsail recall bill passes Senate

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The North Carolina Senate has given final approval to a bill that would let voters in Topsail Beach recall town leaders. Full story...
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Public forum on highway safety

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Concerns about traffic flow and safety along highways US 17 and NC 210 in Hampstead are the topics of a public forum tonight. Full story...
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