19th Dec2012

Today in History – Dec. 19 – President Bill Clinton
is impeached

by Ken Clarke

On this day in 1998 The US House of Representatives approved two articles of impeachment of lying under oath to a federal grand jury and obstruction of justice against President Bill Clinton.

19th Dec2012

Lady Titans open conference play with victory
over Midway

by Lee Wagner

ROCKY POINT – You will often hear coaches say that a tough early-season schedule gets their team ready for conference play and, this time, it appears it might have worked for the Trask High School girls’ basketball team.

19th Dec2012

Lady Pirates never trail in disposing of Pender

by Contributor

BURGAW – Sometimes people make things tougher than they should be and that’s pretty much what happened in Monday night in the Pender High School gymnasium where the rematch of an earlier game (Topsail beat Pender 41-18 on Nov. 30) between the teams from host Pender and visiting Topsail, although some of the credit has to go to a hustling bunch of outmanned Lady Patriots.

18th Dec2012

Huge third period helps Pirates top Pender 51-45

by Contributor

BURGAW – Through the early parts of what had been a 4-2 start to the season, Topsail High School Basketball Coach Jeff Gainey often spoke on the value of two specific things he felt his team was not doing well – taking care of the basketball and free-throw shooting.

18th Dec2012

Sneads Ferry man arrested for robbery

by Ken Clarke

SNEADS FERRY – A Sneads Ferry man is in jail after being caught robbing a local store at knife point.

18th Dec2012

Bright Ideas Grant Recipients

by Ken Clarke

Teachers across the Pender school district were recently recognized for their bright ideas by Four County Electric Membership Corporation and  Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation.  Fourteen grants totaling nearly $12,000 were awarded this year.

18th Dec2012

Today in History – Dec. 18 – The Mayflower
lands at Plymouth

by Ken Clarke

On this day in 1620, the British ship the Mayflower made landfall in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

18th Dec2012

Pender County Arrest Report for Dec. 12-17

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.