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Just in: Former Acs employee pleaded guilty to embezzlement
PENDER COUNTY, NC A former employee with the American Cancer Society accused of taking money from the organization pleaded guilty to embezzlement charges in court Wednesday morning.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Taskforce releases recommendations for making New Hanover and Pender schools safer
The report released Tuesday focuses on preventative measures and building relationships between adults and students so issues can be identified before they become problems.
Brigade Boys & Girls Club celebrates winning $50,000
As we told you last week, Wilmington's Brigade Boys & Girls Club won a $50,000 grant as part of a national contest.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Brigade Boys & Girls Club wins $50,000 contest
The club, which serves more than 1,300 kids in New Hanover and Pender counties, is the winner of the the first-ever Lincoln's Legacy Award from Lincoln Financial.
Names released in fatal Pender Co. crash
A man died after a car ran a stop sign at the intersection of Cora's Grove Road and Penderlea Highway in Pender County, according to officials with Highway Patrol.
Crews on the scene of large fire in Pender Co.
Firefighters are working to keep the fire from spreading and plan to bring in an excavator from the county to draw containment lines.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Remembering the Red Cross
Vicki LaBelle, CEO of the Cape Fear Chapter of the American Red Cross says people have a tendency to forget volunteers are in operation 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.
CFCC to significantly increase course offerings at Burgaw Campus
Cape Fear Community College says they will be significantly increasing the amount of course offerings at their Burgaw Campus.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Flu deaths bring back pain for one man after daughter's death
PENDER COUNTY, NC Health officials are urging people to get a flu shot after three deaths connected with the illness are confirmed in North Carolina.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Pender County opens new genealogy research center
James Sprunt Community College is one of the 58 community colleges in North Carolina, a system that is celebrating it's 50th anniversary this year.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Island Gazette Newspaper Online
Sheriff's Deputy Resigns After Being Charged with DWI
According to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Department, Deputy Craig Blackmon was charged with Driving While Intoxicated early Saturday morning November 16th.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Teen arrested for drugs on school bus
The Pender County Sheriff's Office says yesterday it was investigating disorderly conduct on a school bus at the end of the day at Trask High School in Rocky Point.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Fuel wood pellets, cold storage among state ports' planned future growth
Two niche industries emerging locally include fuel wood pellets and cold chain storage, a North Carolina State Ports Authority official says.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Kinston Free Press
Search underway for missing aircraft
Emergency crews were setting up a command post Monday afternoon in Pender County to search for a missing aircraft overdue at a Jacksonville airport, an official said.
Crews investigate possible plane crash near Willard
Pender County Emergency Management Director Tom Collins tells WWAY dispatch reported an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon, or EPIRB, alert.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
WFMY 2 Greensboro
Dog Adoption & Humane Awards At Governor's Mansion
Nine of the dogs up for adoption are from Guilford County Animal Shelter. Several were rescued from a suspected puppy mill in Pender county last month.
Animal shelter hopes to build horse stalls
PENDER COUNTY, NC Officials at the Pender County Animal Shelter hope to soon be able to start helping horses on their property.
Jacksonville Daily News
Topsail to hold public meeting on proposed paddling trails
Topsail Beach is paddling ahead with a proposal that would cater to the second fastest growing outdoor activity in the country.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Dog adoption day at the executive mansion in Raleigh on Saturday
North Carolina first lady Ann McCrory holds Zipper, a 2-month-old shepherd mix, at the Humane Society of Charlotte on Thursday.
Current leaders gather to inspire future young professionals
Pender County Commissioner Jimmy Tate said there is a need for more leaders across the state and he hopes this conference will give young adults the skills they need for success.