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Rep. Carson Smith named Pender County interim emergency management director

After less than three months on the job, Pender County Emergency Management Director Chuck Tear has resigned.

Hose manufacturer to invest $7.9 million in Pender County

Polyhose Inc., an industrial hose manufacturer, will create more than 50 jobs in Pender County, Governor Roy Cooper announced Tuesday.

Local leaders want loggerhead turtles to be a state animal

Their buggy black eyes, wiggly flippers and fierce determination to reach the sea have charmed Cape Fear locals for generations. Now, the loggerhead turtle could soon become an official state symbol.

Former sheriff pushes bill in NC House to clear rape kit backlog

Sexual assault evidence collection kits are not required for survivors who want to press charges against their alleged assailants.

Problem with water heater to blame for active shooter scare at Topsail High School

The Pender County Sheriff's Office says the report of an active shooter at Topsail High School this morning turned out to be a malfunctioning gas hot water heater. 

Alan Cutler wins open Pender County Sheriff seat

A new sheriff will soon take over in Pender County for the first time in 16 years.

Carson Smith to transition from Pender County Sheriff to NC House

Pender County Sheriff Carson Smith easily won election to the NC House of Representatives to defeat Democrat John Johnson. 

‘Welcome to Pender Co.’: Escapee talks about his run from police

Surf City Police say they now know how a man in their custody got away at the county jail early Thursday morning. That suspect spoke only with WWAY about how it all happened.

Crowded, hotly contested: Pender Co. Sheriff’s race talk of community

Pender County has had the same sheriff since 2002, but that will soon change.

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Suspect in killing of protesters listed in ‘hero’ assignment

A Dallas school district is investigating a high school English teacher who asked students to write about a modern-day hero and listed the 17-year-old accused of killing two people during Wisconsin protests as one possible option.

EPA: Pine Sol now approved to kill coronavirus on surfaces

Clorox wipes are still in short supply due to increased demand as Americans continue to clean off frequently used surfaces to combat the spread of coronavirus, but another household cleaner has been added to the list of effective products.

Woman denies police account after being shot at by officers

A woman in Maryland is disputing an account by police that she crashed her Honda into a police vehicle and veered toward a detective.

Good Shepherd is holding weekly free grocery giveaways

Good Shepherd Center in Wilmington is giving away free bags of groceries and toiletries every Wednesday.