Pender News

2019 Revaluation

Pender County Tax Assessor Announces Field Work for the 2019 County-wide Revaluation to begin BURGAW –  Fieldwork to update images and tax data on all parcels in Pender County will commence on Oct. 16. The Pender County Tax Office has contracted with Tyler Technologies, Inc. of Dayton, Ohio to provide detailed, high-resolution street-level images. Tyler […]

Routine maintenance set for Pender Utilities water storage tank

Routine maintenance set for Pender Utilities water storage tank   HAMPSTEAD –  Pender County Utilities will begin routine maintenance on the Hampstead elevated storage tank, located near Topsail High School. “The tank will be drained to allow access for maintenance,” said Bryan McCabe, Interim Director of Pender County Utilities. Although the Hampstead storage tank will […]

NCDOT to Hold Public Input Meeting for the Hampstead Bypass and Median Projects

  The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will be holding an informational meeting on October 19th from  4:30-7:00PM in the Topsail Middle School Cafeteria to review the Hampstead Bypass and Median Projects (TIP No. R-3300A, R-3300B, and U-5732).  This will be an opportunity for residents and others to review plans and ask any questions […]

Public Meeting for the Pender Memorial Park Master Plan project

We Want To Hear From You!! There will be a Public Meeting for the Pender Memorial Park Master Plan project on Monday, September 25th at Burgaw Middle School in the Media Center. Drop in between 4:00pm – 7:00pm to share your ideas regarding the future of Pender Memorial Park! If you cannot attend the meeting, […]

Planned Lane Closure I40 East

The NC Department of Transportation Bridge Maintenance Unit plans to close a single  lane of the East Bound lanes of I40, 2.19 miles West of Exit 390.  Weather permitting crews will close the lane beginning at 8:00 am on Wednesday, September 27th at 8:00 am.  Plans are for the work to be completed by 3:00 […]

Pender County residents urged to prepare for Hurricane Irma

The Pender County Office of Emergency Management urged residents to prepare for Hurricane Irma. “We’re tracking this storm,” said Tom Collins, Pender County Emergency Manager. “Every Pender County resident should take precautions to prepare for Hurricane Irma.” Collins said families should have emergency kits ready. “Be sure your emergency supplies kit has enough bottled water […]

State seeks to stop additional chemical discharges into the Cape Fear River

State seeks to stop additional chemical discharges into the Cape Fear River DEQ looking at all legal options to end discharge, again demands Chemours provide complete list of chemicals in waste stream  RALEIGH – As part of its ongoing investigation, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality this week urged Chemours to stop discharging two additional chemical […]

Storm watch is canceled in Pender County

The Pender County Office of Emergency Management announced the storm watch was canceled. “The storm stayed out to sea and we had no major issues,” said Tom Collins, Pender County Emergency Manager. Collins said the Emergency Operations Center has resumed normal hours. “Preparing for this tropical storm is good practice for our citizens and our […]

Pender County residents urged to prepare for tropical storm

The Pender County Office of Emergency Management urged residents to prepare for a tropical storm which may bring sustained winds of 35-40 mph and wind gusts of up to 50 mph. This storm could deliver up to 5 inches of rain, according to the National Weather Service. “We’re tracking this storm,” said Tom Collins, Pender […]

Latest test results show GenX levels remain well below state health goal

Release: IMMEDIATE Contact: Jamie Kritzer Date: August, 24, 2017 Phone: 919-707-8602; 919-218-5935 Latest test results show GenX levels remain well below state health goal RALEIGH – Concentrations of GenX in finished drinking water along the Cape Fear River remain well below the state’s health goal, according to the latest test results released today. The results reflect […]

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