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19 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

Teacher of the Week: Wendy Strickland

Third Grade Teacher Wendy Strickland was shocked when our cameras showed up. "They told me yesterday that Dr. Cobb was coming to observe my balance, literacy and action.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Officers find suspects passed out in vehicle with engine still running

HAMPSTEAD, NC A deputy with the Pender County Sheriff's Office responded to a suspicious vehicle call on Hillview Dr. in Hampstead shortly before 11:00 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Hampstead, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Dispatch: Police investigating after man, dog shot at Burgaw home

Pender County dispatchers say police are investigating after a man and a dog were shot at a Burgaw home yesterday.

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Related Topix: Burgaw, NC

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

SBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Pender County

District Attorney Ben David says the State Bureau of Investigation is looking into an officer-involved shooting that happened in Pender County Sunday.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Hit and run that killed Pender County mother remains unsolved six years later

PENDER COUNTY, NC Six years ago, Vickie Gallop was killed in a hit and run. Who hit her remains a mystery.

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WLOS

Pender County jail officer facing multiple charges

Sheriff Carson Smith said 22-year-old Charles Samuel Tomlinson was arrested on charges of driving while impaired, carrying a concealed weapon, reckless driving to endanger and leaving the scene of an accident.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

Pender jail officer arrested for DWI, among other charges

A jail officer with the Pender county Jail was arrested Thursday morning by the Wilmington Police Department for driving while impaired, among other charges.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Pender restaurant is a big hit with BBQ lovers

Stop by and you will see many of the same faces in here several times a week, with big Kenny behind the grill and Marie and helpers taking the orders.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Rocky Point, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

CHARGED: Man accused of leading officials on chase, setting grass on fire

Deputies in Pender County have charged a man who led them on a chase and then set grass on fire.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Fire substation under construction in Scotts Hill

PENDER COUNTY, NC A new fire substation is coming to Pender County. Last year, several volunteer fire departments merged with Pender EMS to create Pender EMS and Fire, Inc. Part of that merger agreement included building a new substation in Scotts Hill, according to the organization's director, Woody Sullivan.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Pender sheriff candidate charged with DWI for prescription drug use

A candidate running for sheriff in Pender County was charged with DWI and reckless driving over the weekend, according to Highway Patrol.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Azalea Festival celebrates student artists

The walls were decorated with art created by elementary and middle students as part of the Azalea Festival Children's Art Contest.

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Related Topix: New Hanover County, NC

Wed Apr 02, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

DSS workers to finally see overtime pay of more than $25K

PENDER COUNTY, NC Workers with the Pender County Department of Social Services will finally be getting paid for months of overtime.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Traffic Alert: Tractor trailer hits lawn mower near mile marker 396

Batson said the tractor trailer is in the center of the median and the inside and outside lanes are closed in both directions.

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WWAY-TV Wilmington

Tanker carrying asphalt hits tractor mowing I-40 median

A tractor-trailer carrying about 10,000 gallons of liquid asphalt collided with a tractor mowing a highway median this afternoon near mile marker 396 on Interstate 40 West, said Pender County Emergency Management Director Tom Collins.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Area happenings

SNEADS FERRY Community Theatre will hold auditions for "Mama Won't Fly" at 7 p.m. April 15-16 at the community center.

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Related Topix: Sneads Ferry, NC, Onslow County, NC

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Sun Journal

Tom Glasgow: Consequences of the early spring freeze

'Leonard Messel' magnolia, originating from a cross between Magnolia kobus and Magnolia stellata 'Rosea', is among the very best deciduous landscape magnolias you can grow here in Eastern N.C. We've had a couple planted at the Craven County Agricultural Building since 1996, and they are certainly the most reliable among our small collection of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Craven County, NC, Home Gardening, Home, Weather, Life, Fruits, Food

WECT-TV Wilmington

CHARGED: Roommates accused of stealing truck parts

PENDER COUNTY, NC A pair of roommates were arrested in Pender County Friday in connection to stealing truck parts from Triple T Trucking in Rocky Point.

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Related Topix: Rocky Point, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

Man arrested, charged after tossing cocaine out of vehicle

Deputies with the Pender County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged a man after he tossed cocaine out of his vehicle following a traffic stop.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

Burgaw sets up 'Code Red' system for public utility work alerts

The Town of Burgaw is working to set up a "Code Red" system to notify people about public utility work.

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Related Topix: Burgaw, NC, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

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