04th Sep2012

Surf City meeting agenda

by Ken Clarke

SURF CITY – The Surf City town council will hold its monthly meeting tonight as scheduled. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. and be held at the Surf City Town Hall.

04th Sep2012

Today in History – Sept. 4 – Armed Arkansas militia stops desegregation

by Ken Clarke

On this day in 1957 the Arkansas National Guard on orders from Governor Orval Faubus surrounded Central High School in Little Rock to prevent nine black students from entering the school.

04th Sep2012

Pender schools awarded transportation grant

by Ken Clarke

PENDER COUNTY - For many years, Moores Creek National Battlefield has been the site of field trips conducted by local schools. Due to recent budget constraints, schools have lacked the means necessary to provide transportation funds to support field trips.

04th Sep2012

Boating Safety course offered

by Contributor

SURF CITY - The Greater Topsail Area Coast Guard Auxiliary is presenting a Boating Safety course which will run about eight-hour and covers the essential topics related to safe boating practices. Students will learn what safety equipment is required, trailering, handling the vessel, radio communications, navigation rules and responsibilities and weather issues. Personal watercraft rules and issues are also covered and this course meets the legal requirement for youth operators. The course is open for all ages.

04th Sep2012

Pender meetings live online

by Ken Clarke

BURGAW – After a test run and making the proper adjustment Pender County is ready to broadcast several of its meetings live online beginning today.

03rd Sep2012

Nobody asked me but …Upcoming NFL Season will provide
plenty great action

by Lee Wagner

HAMPSTEAD – Nobody asked me, but………..I am looking forward to Wednesday night with a great deal of anticipation because I think this is going to be one heck of a season in the National Football League.

03rd Sep2012

Boating Safety course offered

by Contributor

SURF CITY - The Greater Topsail Area Coast Guard Auxiliary is presenting a Boating Safety course which will run about eight-hour and covers the essential topics related to safe boating practices. Students will learn what safety equipment is required, trailering, handling the vessel, radio communications, navigation rules and responsibilities and weather issues. Personal watercraft rules and issues are also covered and this course meets the legal requirement for youth operators. The course is open for all ages.

03rd Sep2012

Pender Relay For Life preparing for 2013

by Ken Clarke

HAMPSTEAD – The 2013 Relay for Life may be more than seven months away but organizers of the Pender Chapter have already begun work on next year’s event.