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Pender sheriff’s office reports uptick in school threats over recent weeks

A Pender County teen was recently charged for reportedly making online threats to a school. The sheriff's office says it has seen a rise in the number of school threats made over recent weeks and emphasizes the consequences of doing so.

Moores Creek National Battlefield to host nighttime candlelight tour

For the first time in four years, Moores Creek National Battlefield will host a candlelight tour in mid-November that will offer visitors a chance to step back in time to learn about life during the American Revolution in 1776.

Tennessee non-profit sponsors local WWII veteran’s trip to Pearl Harbor

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A veteran in Hampstead is getting a chance to go on a "Trip of Honor" to Pearl Harbor, for...

NHSO: Teen arrested for making online threat involving two area schools

A Pender County teen has been arrested in connection to making social media threats involving two area schools, the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office said.

Gov. Cooper says ‘it’s good news’ in fight against COVID-19

Gov. Roy Cooper and NCDHHS Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen praised results of the ongoing battle against COVID-19 but said there was still work to be done.

Woman remembers father killed in Holly Ridge plane crash

Families are still grieving after a deadly plane crash in Holly Ridge last week.

Hundreds gather in downtown Wilmington to watch Ironman 70.3 triathletes cross the finish line

The 2021 Ironman 70.3 Triathlon brought hundreds of spectators to Downtown Wilmington today,  to watch more than 2,500 athletes cross the finish line.

Population growth presents challenges, benefits in Pender County

Pender County has been experiencing substantial growth over the past few years and now we're seeing the results of that growth, both good and bad.

Mt. Calvary Center for Leadership Development’s newly expanded program helps people with minor criminal offenses

One area non-profit is partnering with the district attorney and the probation and parole office's in Duplin, New Hanover, and Pender Counties to hold a program giving young adults with minor offenses a fresh start.

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DA: Officers involved in August shooting won’t face charges

Two law enforcement officers will not face any charges following a shooting near downtown Wilmington in August, according to the district attorney's office.

Deputies: Man wanted for attempted murder arrested in Columbus County

A man wanted for attempted murder out of South Carolina was found in Columbus County, deputies say.

Man charged with murder in Columbus County shooting

A month after one man was shot and another injured in a shooting near Chadbourn, a suspect is now behind bars.

The Landfall Tradition to feature top collegiate female golfers

One of the country's top collegiate women’s golf tournaments, The Landfall Tradition, begins today at the Country Club of Landfall’s pristine Pete Dye Course near Wrightsville Beach.