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Population growth presents challenges, benefits in Pender County

Pender County has been experiencing substantial growth over the past few years and now we're seeing the results of that growth, both good and bad.

Pender County teacher returns to class after brief suspension

A Topsail High School teacher is back in the classroom following a brief suspension due to an assignment some parents claimed was unreasonable.

Pender school board OKs optional on-site COVID-19 testing for students, staff

The Pender County Board of Education voted unanimously on Thursday to begin optional on-site COVID-19 testing within schools. 

Pender County teachers take on additional roles as district feels strain from staff shortage

Pender County Schools struggled with staff shortage before the coronavirus pandemic and now it has only gotten worse. Some teachers are having to step into new roles to fill the empty positions.

PCS: Face masks will be optional for students and staff starting Oct. 4

The Pender County Board of Education met with the county's health department leaders on Tuesday about changes regarding the district's COVID-19 policies. 

Pender County Schools to vote on contentious mask-wearing policy next week

Dozens of people spoke out about Pender County Schools' mask-wearing policy during a board meeting Tuesday, Sept. 14.

Pender County Schools allocates funding to hire more nurses and offer COVID tests on campus

The Pender County Board of Education gathered for a special meeting Tuesday morning, discussing masks in schools, testing, and nurses.

COVID-19 cases up as kids in the Cape Fear return to the classroom

Kids in the Cape Fear Region returned to the classroom this week and it appears they brought COVID-19 along with them.

Pender County Schools now mandating masks, reversing its previous decision

The Pender County Board of Education held an emergency meeting Saturday and voted to make masks mandatory for all students and staff, regardless of vaccination status.

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Comedian Ron White returning to the Wilson Center in January

The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College says Ron White returns to Wilmington on January 8, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

Michael Jordan’s 1984 sneakers sell for nearly $1.5 million

A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sold for nearly $1.5 million on Sunday, setting a record price at auction for game-worn footwear, Sotheby's said.

9-foot gator taken away on ‘leash’ after stroll through Sunset Beach neighborhood

Police along the North Carolina coast had to “walk” a large alligator to the pond after the reptile was spotted roaming a neighborhood.

Sheriff: US soldier killed grandfather; great-grandmother

A U.S. Army soldier has been brought back to South Carolina from Germany to face charges he killed his grandfather and great-grandmother 16 months ago.