Gulf oil a concern as rehabbed turtles go back to wild

videoThe Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital released 15 turtles back into the wild this even at a time where an ongoing oil spill leaves an uncertain future for their kind.

A look at some bills introduced by our legislators

Bills with local interest include state control of video gaming machines, enhancing the state's film incentives, changes to New Hanover County's ABC board and a subsidy for a non-profit.

Burgaw Middle School PTO demands explanation for principal’s suspension

It bothers us that our good principal would be suspended without any explanation for this action. We (Parents, teachers, and students) have worked hard at BMS to improve the negative image that the school had before his arrival.

Former Pender jail officer pleads guilty

A former Pender County detention officer has been ordered into a sex offender treatment program after pleading guilty today.

Justice pulls Topsail Beach recall bill after Soles drops support

Citing numerous complaints from Topsail Beach residents stemming from a controversy about beach renourishment, Rep. Carolyn Justice filed a bill to let voters recall public officials in the town.

UPDATE: Superintendent says NAACP had nothing to do with principal’s suspension

video "It has nothing to do with the NAACP," superintendent Allison Sholar. "I don't cower to them, and they don't make my decisions for me."

Burgaw Middle School principal suspended

Pender County Schools said in a statement today that Major Coleman was suspended Friday.

ONLY ON 3: Inside the Pender County Health soap opera

video Pender County Commissioners have asked an independent agency to conduct a review of the Health Department. Now a letter from health director Jack Griffith with comments targeted at one commissioner may have gone too far.

Topsail HS EV team wins 7th national title

The team collected 11 trophies including first and third overall. This was the seventh year in a row that the EV Team won first overall in the SMARTT Challenge competition against high schools from as far away as Iowa and Miami.

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