make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Pender County News

Topsail mayor says town, island dodged Earl's bullet

READ MORE:
Calm seas returned to Topsail Beach today, which helped kick off the holiday weekend. The dunes and beaches of Topsail Island managed to escape disaster from Hurricane Earl. Full story...
»

Topsail Beach renourishment to wait for end of hurricane season

READ MORE:
Hurricane Earl and the rest of the hurricane season can have a huge impact on beach erosion. Topsail Beach is planning a big beach renourishment project at the end of the year, which is also the end of hurricane and turtle nesting seasons. Full story...
»

Families, government leaders prepare for possibility of Hurricane Earl

READ MORE:
videoFor now it looks like the track of Hurricane Earl will take the storm just past our area. Still, FEMA and the National Hurricane Center are urging East Coast residents to be prepared for the hurricane and severe weather in case the storm track changes unexpectedly. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: Pender County Health Director calls out County Commissioners in open letter

READ MORE:
video I’m in receipt of E-Mails sent out by David Williams and George Brown that attack the BOH and me. The emails are direct attacks on the BOH, personally and professionally, and suggest that somehow the health director is “running Pender County.” Full story...
»

Committee wants embattled health director to keep position

READ MORE:
It could be deja-vu all over again for the Pender County Health Department. A special committee met Wednesday night to discuss a replacement for outgoing Health Director Jack Griffith. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Ukrainian complaints just latest against Waves

READ MORE:
video More details tonight on a story you saw ONLY ON 3 involving some local Waves Surf and Sport stores. We've told you about the store in Surf City, which seems to be refusing to pay three Ukrainian exchange workers. Now we've found two other lawsuits filed against the store's owners. Full story...
»

Ukrainian students file police report against store about pay

READ MORE:
video The group of Ukrainian women who claim they were never paid in full by their US employer are now reaching out to law enforcement. Full story...
»

Surf City allows alcohol on beach

READ MORE:
videoA change to a Surf City town ordinance has many beach visitors tipping their cups and drinking alcohol on the sand without worrying about getting in trouble. The changes have people split. Full story...
»

Ukranian students claim exploitation in job program

READ MORE:
videoThey traveled overseas for what they thought would be a memorable, fun experience in North Carolina. Instead a group of Ukranian students say they were forced to work more than 80 hours a week. Full story...
»

Pender Health Dept. united?

READ MORE:
video The Pender County Health Department called an emergency meeting to discuss an interim Health Director and full-time replacement for Dr. Jack Griffith. Full story...
»