RALEIGH – The 2013-14 General Assembly was sworn into office last Wednesday and Senator Bill Rabon (R) Dist. 8, which encompasses Pender County, began his second term in office and with it a new leadership role as he will be the co-chairman of the finance committee.
WASHINGTON D.C. – As members of the U.S. Congress and the president prepare for what appears to be a for the moist part a partisan battle over the budget and the debt ceiling, North Carolina and eastern Pender County US House Representative (D) Mike McIntyre has announced he is the co-sponsor of a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution.
SURF CITY – Rah! Rah! Sis Boom Bah! Cheerleading is coming to Surf City! Starting on January 15, Nora Cunning will head up a six-week, twice per week cheerleading program at the Surf City Community Center. Currently the Cheerleading Commissioner and coach for the Dixon Gridiron Club, she will work with participants from the age of 6 to 13 on cheer techniques and routines, with an emphasis on choreography including various dance moves.