Pender News

Pender County asks residents to hold off recycling until next week

Due to the effects of Hurricane Dorian, Pender County officials are asking residents to hold of recycling until next week. The storm caused “operational issues” at the recycling processing facility used by Pender County Solid Waste, according to a news release from the county. The impacts will affect recycling at Pender County’s convenience sites. “Though […]

Pender County system pressure advisory rescinded September 7, 2019

No longer necessary to boil water BURGAW – Pender County Utilities rescinded the Sept. 6, system pressure advisory issued to its water customers. It is no longer necessary to boil water. “Bacteriological analysis results of drinking water samples collected after completion of the water system repair show no coliform bacteria present,” said Kenny Keel, Pender […]

Pender County Emergency Management demobilizes September 6, 2019

PENDER COUNTY – The Pender County Office of Emergency Management (EOC) will demobilize Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. “Pender County Emergency Management was fully activated in response to Hurricane Dorian,” said Tom Collins, Pender County Emergency Manager. “The storm is no longer a threat to Pender County.” Collins said the Pender County curfew has been […]

Pender County Solid Waste Convenience Centers Opening Saturday, September 7, 2019

PENDER COUNTY – All Pender County Solid Waste Convenience Center locations and the Hampstead Transfer Station will be open normal hours starting tomorrow Sept. 7. “We will open all Convenience Centers and the Transfer Station on Saturday,” said Kenny Keel, Pender County Utilities director. The Hampstead Transfer Station will be open 8 a.m. until 4:30 […]

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