15th Jan2013

HVFD releases 2012 information

by Ken Clarke

HAMPSTEAD – The Hampstead Volunteer Fire Department has released the following information regarding their calls, training and staff.

14th Jan2013

Cheerleading comes to Surf City

by Contributor

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.

14th Jan2013

Mills given vice-chairman position on committee

by Ken Clarke

RALEIGH – The 2013-14 North Carolina General Assembly was sworn into office last week and for the first time in a decade Pender County will have a new representative in the State House.

14th Jan2013

Flu active in Pender

by Ken Clarke

PENDER COUNTY – This year’s flu virus has been deemed an epidemic as roughly half the states including North Carolina have been reporting higher than normal cases.

14th Jan2013

Today in History – Jan. 13 – Plane crashes into the
Potomac kills 78

by Ken Clarke

On this day in 1982 two miles from the White House, bad weather caused anAir Florida Boeing 727 to crash into the Potomac River in Washington D.C. killing 78 people.

14th Jan2013

Topsail wrestling individual results from the 13th
Annual Boneyard Bash

by Ken Clarke

HAMPSTEAD – The Topsail Pirate wrestling team recently participated in the 13th Annual Boneyard Bash, the following are the individual results for the Pirate wrestlers.

14th Jan2013

New Solid waste stickers have been mailed in Pender

by Ken Clarke

PENDER COUNTY – A new year is upon us and the officials in Pender County have announced that they have recently mailed the 2013 Solid Waste stickers to all residents living in the unincorporated portions county who pay the solid waste fee.

13th Jan2013

Dispose Christmas Trees in Pender

by Ken Clarke

PENDER COUNTY – For those who hold onto their Christmas Trees past the New Year, Pender County is offering residences the opportunity for its easy disposal.