Pender News

Hurricane Florence State of Emergency terminated

BURGAW – More than five months have passed since Pender County declared a state of emergency for Hurricane Florence. Today, Pender County Chairman George Brown terminated the state of emergency. “A state of emergency no longer exists,” said Brown. “However, our recovery efforts will continue.” Since the Hurricane Florence State of Emergency went into effect […]

Pender County hires Jennifer Kimler as new Human Resources Director

BURGAW – Pender County Manager Randell Woodruff announced Jennifer Kimler has been hired as the county’s Human Resource Director. Kimler previously served as the county’s human resources/risk management specialist since June 2017. Kimler is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management. Kimler has earned numerous certifications, including a certified ALICE Instructor for Active […]

Alive After Five Concerts coming to Hampstead

HAMPSTEAD – Today Pender County Parks and Recreation announced the new Hampstead Alive After Five concert series. “We are pleased to start this concert series in Hampstead,” said Zachary White, Pender County Parks and Recreation supervisor. “Summer Concerts are something that many Pender County residents have expressed interest in.” The free Friday evening event will […]

Pender County events receive the most Excellence Awards

BURGAW – Five Pender County events and festivals took home honors from the NC Association of Festivals and Events (NCAFE) Annual ShowFest in Charlotte. NCAFE recognizes outstanding events and festivals from across the state. “We are pleased to announce Pender County’s events and festivals brought home more awards than any other county in North Carolina,” […]

Birding adventures coming to Topsail Beach

PENDER COUNTY – With winter comes bird migration. What a wonderful time to discover the shorebirds of Topsail Island! Pender County Parks and Recreation, the Town of Topsail Beach and Becky Skiba from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission have created a birding adventure, starting Feb. 12, 9 -11 a.m. Additional birding adventures are set […]

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