FEMA checks out Pender flooding

Pender County flood victims are ripping out their carpets and tearing down their walls. Meanwhile, teams from FEMA and the state are driving around the county to assess their damaged homes.

Financial help could still be headed to flood-soaked Pender

videoFamilies in Pender County are finally able to get their lives moving again. The flood water has gone down significantly, and all the roads in the county are back open.

Governor Perdue requests disaster declaration for six eastern counties; Pender not included

video Gov. Bev Perdue last night requested a major disaster declaration for six eastern North Carolina counties as a result of flooding and powerful winds caused last week by Tropical Storm Nicole.

Rocky Point man charged with selling opium

The Pender County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Division arrested Randall Lynn Littleton during an undercover operation in the Rocky Point area of Pender County. He's charged with three counts of trafficking opium.

Continued high water delays FEMA assessment

videoThe Northeast Cape Fear River has gone down more than two feet since it crested Sunday morning. It's now measuring at about 13 feet, but it's still too high for FEMA to assess some of the damage.

Pender County Health Dept. names new interim health director

video After a long and bumpy road the Pender County Health Department has a director.

Did Pender meeting break law?

Pender County Commissioner Jimmy Tate called an emergency meeting last night with several members of the Board of Health, the County Manager and the County Attorney. When our reporter showed up to cover the meeting, we were shut out. Is that legal? And if so, why?

NE Cape Fear River going down

The Northeast Cape Fear River continues to go down, but it's still causing problems.

Pender Co. man arrested for growing weed outside his camper

The Pender County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Division arrested David Joe Gadberry. He had fled after Narcotics Detectives located several marijuana plants next to his camper and in the woods where he was residing.

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