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Water wells and reverse osmosis plant on tap for Pender County

Pender County is proactively addressing the Hampstead and Scotts Hill water needs with a well construction project that is underway now and a reverse osmosis project that will take place over the next five years.

2nd Annual State of Education and Economy in Pender County

The Pender Education Partnership held its second annual State of Education and Economy event Thursday night.

County confirms exterior courthouse repairs to start next month

It's been a year since the Pender County Courthouse closed its doors after Hurricane Florence hit. From the outside the building looks okay, but inside the building tells a different story.

New businesses could bring more than 50 jobs to Pender County

Two businesses could be coming to Pender County, creating more than 50 jobs and bringing in revenue for the county.

Completion dates given for repairs to Pender Courthouse and Hampstead Annex

Pender County officials say court could be back in the historic space come early 2020. Work on the Hampstead Annex may be complete by late June.

Pender court clerks report ‘sick-building syndrome’

The courts have been operating out of the Frances Dawson Basden Judicial Annex. But, clerks claim "sick building syndrome" is keeping them out of work. 

First ever ‘Pender County State of Education and Economy’ held in Burgaw

It's a first for Pender County. Thursday evening, a presentation was held to discuss the state of Pender County's economy and education.

Pender County touts commercial park as major asset to lure new industries

From tourism to agriculture, Pender County has a diverse economy and leaders there are proud to tout a relatively new industrial park as a major advantage for industries looking for a new place to relocate or expand.

Hampstead library, Pender Co. DSS building damaged by flooding

The Hampstead branch of the Pender County Library and the DSS building in Burgaw are now dealing with damage from flooding.

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