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'Tammy' to film in Burgaw, but agreement still in works
May 24--Pender County officials say Adobe Productions Inc. will be allowed to shoot scenes using the county courthouse square and lawn soon for the movie "Tammy," but an official agreement between the film company and the county is still in the works.
Wed May 22, 2013
Turkeys and deer continue to be popular for taxidermist
For the state's youngest hunters, it was exciting week in early April, as the spring gobbler season opened for a full week for youth hunting.
Two new cell phone towers coming to Pender County
The company says they evaluated the area and are trying to fill voids in coverage.
Tue May 21, 2013
Jacksonville Daily News
SCVFD chief cited for alleged improper waste disposal
Demetrius Batts, chief of the Surf City Volunteer Fire Department, was cited Friday by the Pender County Health Department with pumping sewage through a garden hose, according to county Health Director Carolyn Moser.
Fire chief given violation; allegedly dumping sewage behind fire station
According to the Pender County Health Department, when Demetrius Batts' personal septic system broke, he started pumping the sewage through a 200 ft hose to the woods behind the fire station.
Mon May 20, 2013
Only on 3: Incest suspects try to share story before surrendering
The Pender County father and daughter on the run and charged with sex offenses reached out to WWAY over the weekend.
Sun May 19, 2013
Hospital expansion allows sick patients to stay close to home
After a major renovation project, Pender Memorial Hospital is now better equipped to take care of more sick patients in Pender County.
Sat May 18, 2013
Wilmington, Burgaw spotted in new 'Under the Dome' trailer
The new video was released Thursday. In it, you can see clips from scenes shot at Wilmington's Sixth Street Bridge, the Pender County Courthouse and the streets of Burgaw.
Fri May 17, 2013
Men rescue mom, daughter from car moments before it catches fire
Family members say Melissa Noble and her daughter, Ava Grace, were in the Honda when it crashed in Pender County Thursday.
DA supports lowering legal definition of drunk driving from .08 to .05
District Attorney Ben David supports a measure that would lower the legal definition of drunk driving from .08 to .05. Read more about those recommendations here .
Thu May 16, 2013
Only on 3: The family of the man and his daughter wanted for incest speak out
In addition to Robert's incest charge, the Pender County Sheriff's Office says he is also charged with incest against a child who is 13, 14, or 15 years-old, statutory rape, and negligent child abuse-serious physical injury.
Jacksonville Daily News
Bank robbery suspect in custody
David Allen Sharlow, 39, of Rocksboro, and Kimberly Dawn Pleasant were both taken into custody in Pender County less than four hours after the First Citizens Bank in Sneads Ferry was robbed, Onslow County Sheriff Ed Brown said.
Pender County looking for 2 suspected sex offenders
Pender County sheriff's deputies are searching for a Hampstead man and his daughter, both of whom are wanted for allegedly committing sex offenses.
Fri May 10, 2013
To what extent do we go to protect our most valuable asset?
On May 1, an article ran on Huffington Post about a charter school in Oregonthat had a "live action" drill for their teachers while students were out for the day.
Thu May 09, 2013
Brown Dog Coffee Company on the move
Brown Dog Coffee Company owners Donna Best-Klingel and Barry Klingel are probably picking coffee beans out of their hair, pockets and collars right about now.
Wed May 08, 2013
Two kids in Pender County are taking a break from video games and dolls, and giving back.
Tue May 07, 2013
New principals appointed to Ashley, Hoggard high schools
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC Two new principals were recently appointed to two New Hanover County schools for the 2013-2014 school year, according to a school system spokesperson.
Man arrested for calling 911 nearly a dozen times with fake emergencies
PENDER COUNTY, NC A man in Pender County was arrested after calling 911 nearly a dozen times with false threats.
Commissioners approve new exotic animal policy
Commissioners in Pender County approved a plan to add new rules in regards to owning dangerous wild animals in the county.
Thu May 02, 2013
U.S. jobless claims fall to 5-year low
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to seasonally adjusted 324,000, the lowest since January 2008.