20th Apr2014

Surf City Bridge closure next week

by Ken Clarke

SURF CITY - The North Carolina Department of Transportation Bridge Maintenance Unit plans to intermittently close a single lane on the Surf City Swing Bridge in order for Inspection Crews to perform scheduled Bridge Inspections. Beginning on April 21 through April 24, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm daily crews will restrict traffic to a single alternating lane.

20th Apr2014

Sea Turtle Hospital News – NTOB (New Turtle on the Block)

by Ken Clarke

There’s no hiding the fact that there’s a new guy in town, and his name is (ironically) “Hyde.” And for once we naively thought that there would be no agonizing over a name: he was rescued in Hyde County. But (there’s always a but) after reviewing the index of the almost four-hundred patients who have come through our doors we had to amend his official moniker to “Hyde II.”

20th Apr2014

Pender County Arrest Report for April 4-14

by Ken Clarke

PENDER COUNTY – The Pender County arrest report is a weekly post provided by Topsail News Online. The information in this post has been provided by the Pender County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

20th Apr2014

Hampstead residents passed out in vehicle – charged
with DWI and Heroin possession

by Ken Clarke

HAMPSTEAD - On Monday, April 14 at approximately 10:49 p.m. a Pender deputy assigned to the (TAD) unit responded to a suspicious vehicle call on Hillview Dr. in Hampstead. The TAD unit is a unit within the Pender Patrol Division that is assigned to focus on high crime areas and to enforce traffic laws on roadways within the county where we receive safety concerns from the public.

20th Apr2014

NTB Mayor testifies before a House natural
resource subcommittee

by Ken Clarke

WASHINGTON D.C. – Last week, North Topsail Beach Mayor Daniel Tuman testified before a House Natural Resources subcommittee in support of H.R. 187.

20th Apr2014

Hampstead man shot and killed by NC State Trooper

by Ken Clarke

HAMPSTEAD - A Hampstead man was shot and killed Sunday night after allegedly pointing a gun at a NC State Trooper.

20th Apr2014

Pender jail officer fired after arrest for DWI

by Ken Clarke

PENDER COUNTY - On Thursday morning, April 10, Charles Tomlinson, a Jail Officer with the Pender County Jail, was arrested by Wilmington Police Department for driving while impaired, carrying a concealed weapon, reckless driving to endanger, and leaving the scene of an accident.  After a short internal investigation, Mr. Tomlinson’s employment with Pender County was terminated on Thursday evening.

20th Apr2014

PENDER COUNTY GOVERNMENT NEWS 4-16-14

by Ken Clarke

NOTICE OF BUDGET WORK SESSION

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