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Sunday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

Currie neighbors say the county needs to help

The rain we have seen lately has really stuck around for folks in one Pender County neighborhood, right in their front yard.

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Related Topix: Currie, NC

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Topsail Advertiser

Quarter Moon only Pender County business to get new beer permit

In May, Pender County voters approved a ballot measure changing a half-century-old law forbidding businesses other than hotels and restaurants from selling beer by the glass for on-premises consumption.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Topsail Beach, NC, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Police find stolen pistol from Pender Co. during Wilmington traffic stop

Police arrested a man they say had a pistol that was stolen from Pender County in his back pocket when Wilmington officers stopped a car he was riding in near Hillcrest last night.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

StarNewsOnline.com

Little free library opens at Poplar Grove

As we've reported, the little boxes are spreading all over the Brooklyn and Northside neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Hampstead, NC, Holden Beach, NC, New Hanover County, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

Officers find stolen gun, marijuana during traffic stop

Housing officers found a stolen gun and marijuana during a traffic stop in the Hillcrest area just before 11:30 Tuesday night.

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WLOS

Deputies probe slaying in rural Pender County

Authorities in Pender County are investigating the death of an elderly woman who was found dead in her home earlier this week.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Pender County woman found dead on birthday, foul play suspected

According to Major Keith Hinkle with the Pender County Sheriff's Office, an elderly woman was found dead on her birthday.

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Related Topix: Kelly, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Pender County woman found dead on birthday

An 84-year-old Pender County woman was found dead in her home Monday, possibly the victim of a burglary, an official said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Kelly, NC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

4th grader collects 400 shoes for children in need

According to school officials, there are 757 homeless children in New Hanover county schools, 70 homeless children in Pender county and more than 100 in Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, NC, Wilmington, NC, New Hanover County, NC, Brunswick County, NC

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Rainfall likely caused high level of bacteria found in Topsail sound

High levels of bacteria found in an area of the sound at the southern end of Topsail Island last month were most likely caused by excessive rainfall, a state representative said.

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Related Topix: Weather, Environment, Science, Topsail Beach, NC, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Pender County spends more than $130K on audit

Pender County officials said they had to use more than $130,000 of the county's money to complete the audit for Fiscal Year 2012 Fiscal Year 2013.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Extraordinary People: Girl Power

It's all about Girl Power in this week's Extraordinary Person of the Week. Not one, but five girls with one sweet mission.

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WWAY-TV Wilmington

First on 3: Two officers suspended; Leland PD asks Sbi to probe missing evidence

The SBI says agents are now investigating an issue involving missing evidence. But that's not the only issue within the department.

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Related Topix: Brunswick County, NC

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Families pick up pieces after weekend flooding, sinkholes in Hampstead

Flooding caused big problems for many people across the Cape Fear this weekend. That was the case especially for some in Pender County, where the rain flooded both cars and homes in Hampstead.

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Related Topix: Hampstead, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Commissioners to discuss school bond, Scotts Hill helipad

Among the items on the New Hanover County Commission's agenda are public hearings on a proposed $160 million bond for schools and a plan to build a medical helicopter landing pad near the Pender County line.

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Related Topix: New Hanover County, NC

Sun Aug 10, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Plantation Pointe faces many flooding issues

Heavy rains hit Pender County hard Saturday night. Plantation Pointe, a residential community, saw flooding worse than any Hurricane that has hit southeastern North Carolina.

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WLOS

Residents rescued after Pender County flooding

Authorities told local media outlets that about 7 inches of rain fell Saturday afternoon around Hampstead, Surf City and Topsail.

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Related Topix: Weather, Surf City, NC, Hampstead, NC, Natural Disasters, Flood

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Extreme flooding in Hampstead causes sinkhole

When it rains, it pours. A flood warning was in effect for Pender County Saturday afternoon that created more than just wet roads.

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Related Topix: Hampstead, NC, Natural Disasters, Flood, Hurricane, Weather, Wilmington, NC

Sat Aug 09, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Heavy rain causes street flooding, road closures

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a flood warning for southeastern Pender County until 5:15 p.m. The Pender County Sheriff's office reports there is significant flooding on Highway 17 between Country Club Road and Transfer Station Road in Hampstead.

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Related Topix: Weather, Wilmington, NC, Natural Disasters, Flood, Hampstead, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

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The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a flood wa - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC WILMINGTON, NC The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a flood warning for southeastern Pender County in southeast North Carolina until 5:15 pm.

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Related Topix: Weather, Wilmington, NC, Natural Disasters, Flood, Hampstead, NC

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