2 weeks ago
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Former Burgaw mayor reclaims old office; current mayor loses council race

Pete Cowan was back on the ballot for Burgaw mayor while Eugene Mulligan ran for town council.
2 weeks ago
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Pender Co. man accused of stabbing roommate Halloween night

A Pender County man is behind bars and facing charges after deputies say he stabbed his roommate in the abdomen on Halloween night.
2 months ago
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Public meetings scheduled for proposed state park on Black River

The State of North Carolina is seeking public input for a study on the feasibility and suitability of a state park on the Black River in parts of Sampson, Bladen, and Pender counties.
AT&T fixed wireless
3 months ago
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Broadband coming to rural parts of Pender County

Slow internet has plagued rural areas in Pender county for years. But AT&T made a special announcement tonight to help the people with their internet concerns.
3 months ago
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Burgaw not ready to say cheers to brunch bill

Burgaw is not going to join many area towns offering alcohol sales at 10 a.m. on Sundays, at least not yet. The town Board of Commissioners has scheduled a public hearing on the issue before a decision is made on the state's new brunch bill. Town Manager Chad McEwen says it is town policy to hold a hearing on anything that involves an ordinance. The hearing is Tuesday, September 22 at 5:30 p.m. at Burgaw Town Hall.
Burgaw Police Department
3 months ago
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Burgaw commission votes to rescind free speech space ordinance after lawsuit

Burgaw town leaders have rescinded a violation on free speech after facing a lawsuit by a preacher.
3 months ago
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Second suspect pleads guilty to attempted robbery and assault charges

25-year-old Tashon Hicks was sentenced in New Hanover County Superior Court between four and six years behind bars for attempted robbery that happened in Castle Hayne in January 2016.
4 months ago
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Stuff the Bus supply drive gets kids ready for school year

Stuff the Bus is a three day back to school supply drive to help at-risk youth in New Hanover and Pender Counties. 
5 months ago
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Rain doesn’t dampen 14th annual NC Blueberry Festival

Hundreds of people came out to enjoy the event that continues to grow each year.  This was the 14th annual festival and there was something for everyone to enjoy.
5 months ago
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Burgaw wall mural depicts town’s stories

Across from the courthouse in downtown Burgaw, it's hard not to notice this huge mural on the side of the ArtBeat Community Center.