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Pender County News

Task force to decide barrier options

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videoYellow poles are designed to deter drivers from crossing the median, but cause concern to emergency crews.

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Topsail Beach re-nourishment project

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videoBeach erosion is a problem that has no real permanent solution. But, each year millions of dollars are spent on beach re-nourishment, which is no different in Topsail Beach. Full story...
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Black River Needs A Snag & Drag

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videoOur rivers are a vital part of what makes our area special. The Black River is no exception, but sometimes get overlooked. It flows through Sampson, Bladen and Pender Counties, but doesn't run unobstructed through parts of Pender County. Full story...
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Hampstead public water access

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videoWith no public boat ramps in Hampstead, boaters who don't have access to private ramps have to drive to other towns. Full story...
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Heatstroke awareness

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videoAs temperatures rise during the summer months, so do the number of people suffering from heat stroke. One local woman says she was faced with a heat stroke emergency, but luckily she knew what to do to save a friend. Full story...
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Local kids write letters to soldiers

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videoThis is the day we celebrate our independence and freedom., but for many, it's also a time to remember those on the frontiers of our freedom -- our service men and women serving here and overseas. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride 2008 - Burgaw

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videoToday kicks off two weeks of Cape Fear Pride. Each day we will be highlighting different towns in our area. Today, the spotlight is on Burgaw. Full story...
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Stolen Dog Reunites With Pender County Family

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videoA stolen dog found several states away after a year and a half search has been found. It's a story that started and ends in Pender County. "Chrissy" was stolen from Rocky Point, taken to Pennsylvania, then to Ohio. Pet Detectives found her, but now she's home. John Rendleman has our story. Full story...
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Cape Fear Elementary holds Camp Invention

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videoA morning power outage in Pender County didn't stop the creative minds of some local youngsters. Full story...
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Pender County blackout

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More than 4,000 homes in Burgaw, Rocky Point and other areas lost power for about an hour and a half. Full story...
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North Topsail Beach official: Debris is peat, not asphalt

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A town official says debris washing onshore at North Topsail Beach is compacted peat and not asphalt as some residents and visitors have suggested. Full story...
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No tax increase for Pender County

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Pender County is not raising taxes this time around eigther. Full story...
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Topsail Island renourishment study

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videoSome experts say sand re-nourishment may not be the solution to beach erosion on North Topsail Island.

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Pender County summer programs

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videoPender County has dozens of summer camps that are starting up in the next few weeks. Full story...
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Pender crime statistics

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videoIn Pender County overall crimes are up by 10.2 percent. That news doesn't sit well with the sheriff. Full story...
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