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Sunday | WBTV

2-year-old boy hit by car in Pender County, dies

Officials say 28-year-old Stevie Wallace was backing up and struck the child. The toddler was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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Sunday | WECT-TV Wilmington

Two-year-old boy dies after being hit by car

A two-year-old boy was killed Saturday night after he was hit by a car, according to Highway Patrol.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Man pleads guilty in Pender County murder

According to District Attorney, Ben David, Harris appeared in Pender County Superior Court and plead guilty to second-degree murder.

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Related Topix: Rocky Point, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Sex offender compliance operation conducted in Pender, Onslow counties

The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force, in conjunction with various federal, state and local agencies, announce the successful conclusion of Operation Valor conducted this week in Onslow and Pender Counties.

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Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, North Carolina, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WCTI

Iconic bridge could be replaced on Topsail Island

A newer, larger bridge could be coming to Topsail Island in Pender County. But it would mean demolishing the current iconic bridge on route 50 over the Atlantic Intercoastal Waterway that has been in place since the 1950s.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Former Carteret manager named interim in Pender

On Tuesday, the Pender Board of Commissioners announced that it is bringing in Bob Murphy to serve as the interim county manager until a permanent manager is hired.

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Related Topix: Carteret County, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

First on 3: Car chase leads to crash, suspects still sought

New Hanover County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says it all started with a Vice/Narcotics Unit operation near the New Hanover-Pender County line and headed down Market Street and on to MLK Parkway.

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Related Topix: New Hanover County, NC

Tue Jul 15, 2014

StarNewsOnline.com

Lost Dogs Alert: Two dogs missing in Watha area of Pender County

Two dachshunds went missing around 11 p.m. Thursday after a car accident near mile marker 393 on I-40.

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Related Topix: Watha, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

Dirt bike, trailer stolen from property in Pender County

A family from Watha returned home from vacation recently to find a dirt bike and trailer stolen from their residence.

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Related Topix: Watha, NC

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Pender County Emergency Management hosts hurricane expo

Southeastern North Carolina feels the impact of almost every hurricane that occurs along the east coast.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hampstead, NC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Leland man dies after being pinned between burning vehicles on I-40

One person is dead after being pinned between two burning vehicles and two others hurt after a crash last night on I-40 in Pender County.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

One killed, two injured in accident on I-40

One person died and two others were taken to the hospital following an accident on Interstate 40 that closed lanes shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday.

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WWAY-TV Wilmington

One dead in overnight crash on I-40 in Pender County

One person is dead and at least one two people hurt after at least two cars were involved in a crash on I-40 in Pender County late Thursday night.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Pender, Topsail Beach see huge increase in construction and need for more staff

A large increase in construction across the county has several officials pushing for an additional building inspector to be hired.

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Related Topix: Topsail Beach, NC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

More

There's a big difference between signs set in the ground, and signs simply stuck in it, at least, according to Pender County's code enforcement, there's a difference.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Citation

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WMBF

11pm Update: Arthur makes landfall as Category 2 Hurricane at Cape Lookout

Hurricane Arthur is expected to affect northeast North Carolina and the Outer Banks before it moves out into the Atlantic Ocean.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, North Carolina, Brunswick County, NC, Carolina Beach, NC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Lightning strike burns home to the ground in Pender County

According to Pender County Emergency Management Director Tom Collins, the fire started before 5 p.m. Thursday at a home on Sherman's Corner near Atkinson.

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Related Topix: Atkinson, NC, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur

WITN

New Info: Possible Tornado Damages Three Homes In Duplin County

It happened during a tornado warning for the county around 4:00 p.m. near the intersection of Rosemary Road and U.S. 117 outside of Rose Hill.

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Related Topix: Duplin County, NC, Weather, Rose Hill, NC

WITN

New Info: Possible Tornado Damages Three Homes In Duplin County

Hurricane Arthur has winds of 90 mph. The National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning for most of the North Carolina coast.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Duplin County, NC, Rose Hill, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

Shelter opens at Burgaw Middle School

The American Red Cross and Pender County officials will open a shelter at Burgaw Middle School at 2 p.m. Thursday in anticipation of Hurricane Arthur.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Burgaw, NC

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