Pender News

Convenience Sites Closure Notice – Thanksgiving 2018

All convenience sites will be closed Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving. In addition, the following convenience sites will be closed Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving but will be open the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 23rd.  The facilities below will resume normal operating hours thereafter. Atkinson Hampstead Rocky Point Shiloh Whitestocking Transfer Station

Miller’s Pond Park is open

Miller’s Pond Park, located at 12762 US-117, Rocky Point, is now open for hiking and picnicking. The shelter area and the restrooms are now open as well. The playground, which needs repairs, currently remains closed. Parks and Rec Director Doug Shipley said work is continuing at the park. The park suffered significant damage from Hurricane […]

GenX Biomonitoring Report – November 13, 2018

Here is the final report related to the biomonitoring investigation to determine if GenX and other PFAS could be detected in the blood and urine of residents living near the Fayetteville Works facility. The completed report does not share any new findings related to the information released in October. It expands on the results of the investigation […]

State opens center for Hurricane Matthew disaster recovery

BURGAW – State housing specialists opened an office to assist residents who were impacted by Hurricane Matthew. The center is called the Hurricane Matthew Recovery Intake Center and is located at the Shiloh Columbia Volunteer Fire Department building, 19170 US-421, Willard. “Yes, I did say Hurricane Matthew,” said Judith Herring, Pender County Housing director. “The […]

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