31st Oct2012

Think Pink walk a successful venture for Pender
County DSS and Health Department

by Contributor

BURGAW - The month of October may make you think of orange and brown, but The Pender County DSS and the Health Department has painted the town pink, just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and they started with painting pink T-shirts.

31st Oct2012

Onslow Sheriff’s Office releases rules for Halloween

by Ken Clarke

ONSLOW COUNTY – Parents and kids looking to participate in Halloween this year in Onlsow County need to be aware of state statue as the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Jacksonville Police Department are prepared to enforce the rules of law.

30th Oct2012

Nobody Asked me but – Many coaches, fans
unhappy with football playoff matchups

by Lee Wagner

Nobody asked me, but……….In conversation with some coaches and fans of some of the football teams involved in the upcoming NCHSAA football playoffs there are mixed feelings of elation that their respective teams are in the playoffs, yet a plethora of serious discontent as to the first-round matchups and the potential second-round games.

30th Oct2012

Pender County Arrest Report for Oct. 22-29

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.

30th Oct2012

Today in History – Oct 30 – War of the Worlds panics the nation

by Ken Clarke

On this day in 1938 a young Orson Welles caused nationwide panic when listeners to his radio show believed the country was being invaded by Martians during his broadcast of the H.G. Wells science fiction novel War of the Worlds.

30th Oct2012

Early voting still going strong in Pender

by Ken Clarke

PENDER COUNTY – In Pender County registered voters are still lining up early to cast their vote in the upcoming November Presidential Election.

30th Oct2012

PENDER COUNTY GOVERNMENT NEWS 10/31/12

by Ken Clarke

RESOLUTION OF THE PENDER COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS

29th Oct2012

TBA has waiting list until all teams filed

by Ken Clarke

HAMPSTEAD – Despite Hurricane Sandy’s passage of Topsail Island this past weekend, the Topsail Basketball Association (TBA) managed to hold its onsite registration on Saturday at the Hampstead library. The conclusion of online registration Sunday night at midnight means that guaranteed spots in this year’s league is closed, but on Monday TBA President Jill Sullivan said they have opened a waiting list until all teams are filled.