Pender County News
FIRST ON 3: Four Pender Health Board members quit
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 05/09/2011 - 3:41pm.

The chair of the Pender County Board of Health has resigned along with three members.

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Pender shelter dogs spared
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 05/05/2011 - 3:06pm.

It looks like a happy ending for the dogs at the Pender County Animal Shelter.

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Time is running out for homeless dogs
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 05/04/2011 - 4:59pm.

videoTime is running out for the homeless dogs in Pender County. Shelter workers say all the outdoor kennels will be torn down this week, and they don't have enough room to keep all the dogs they have indoors. That means some animals may be put down.

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Pender shelter looking to foster dogs during renovations
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 3:15pm.

The Pender County Animal Shelter needs your help. The shelter is undergoing renovations, which will displace 30 dogs currently in kennels. Shelter workers say if the dogs are not adopted or fostered by Thursday, they will be put down.

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Commercial fishermen gather in Burgaw to protest game-fish bill
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 11:40pm.

Commercial fishermen gathered in Burgaw today to protest a bill that would keep them from catching certain types of fish.

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Pender County family has close call with tornado
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/28/2011 - 10:39pm.

video Storms and damage were widespread Thursday in areas outside of Wilmington. We met one family who is counting their blessings after a brush with a tornado.

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Pender deputies search for armed robbery suspect
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/27/2011 - 3:27pm.

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for the armed robbery of a Hampstead business.

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Four-year-old girl attacked by pit bull; Airlifted to hospital
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/26/2011 - 10:33am.

A four-year-old Pender County girl was attacked by a pit bull according to the sheriff's department. She was taken by helicopter to New Hanover Regional Medical Center. No word on her condition as of 3:00 p.m.

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More dead, injured pelicans along Topsail Beach
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 04/22/2011 - 5:09pm.

video It looks like it's happening once again. More dead and injured pelicans have washed ashore Topsail Beach. Deborah Woody, a volunteer with the Possumwood Acres Wildlife Santuary says in the past two weeks alone, there have been more than 20 dead and injured pelicans found along the beach.

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Pender's Pittman signs with James Madison
Submitted by Jesse Jones on Tue, 04/19/2011 - 2:55pm.

The big man on campus at Pender High School made his choice for college official today. Keynan Pittman, a 6'10" center inked his letter of intent to play basketball for James Madison next year.

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