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Pender County student faces serious charges after sexting incident

We are two weeks into the new school year, and sexting has already posed a problem in a local school. A Pender County teen was suspended from school after sending cell phone photos showing intimate contact, known as sext messages.

Pender County man pleads guilty to manufacturing child pornography

About a year ago, we told you about a Pender County man who was charged with statutory sex offenses and indecent liberties with a child.

Rain water lingers in Surf City

videoSome roadways still had standing water in Surf City on Tuesday. That's because six to nine inches of rain fell yesterday, which is a lot of water to handle in a short period of time.

Pender High holds massive reunion to help classmates keep in touch

Many of us have attended a class reunion of some sort, but this weekend one local high school welcomed more than thirty classes back to school.

Rural areas still waiting for broadband

videoFederal government is divvying out $7.2 billion in the coming weeks to extend broadband in rural areas across the U.S. The problem is, the government needs four times that amount to cover everyone who's asking for high-speed internet.

Fund set up for accident victim’s children

A memorial fund has been set up for the children of the woman killed in an accident on the side of I-40 earlier this week.

Fuel tank falls off helicopter and falls into ocean in Surf City

Surf City fire officials say a fuel tank fell off a helicopter and into the ocean. They suspect the tank had between one to two hundred gallons of fuel in it.

YMCA to head up Pender after school programs

Working parents in Pender County can now leave their kids in the hands of the YMCA. The Wilmington’s Family YMCA is now heading up Pender County's after school programs after coming in as the low bidder for the district.

New look for new year at Pender schools

videoIt was back to school in Pender County Wednesday and some newly renovated schools should alleviate the county's overcrowding problem.

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