Pender News

Buy-out workshop on Jan. 15

Pender County Planning and Community Development will host an Acquisition “Buy-out” Workshop for victims of Hurricane Florence. The meeting is set for Jan. 15, 6 – 8 p.m. in the Pender County Commissioner Chambers, 805 S. Walker St. in Burgaw. Please see the recorded video below:

Pender County’s wastewater treatment plant receives state award

BURGAW –  The Pender County’s wastewater treatment facility in Pender Commerce Park was recognized for its engineering excellence by the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina. “The Melinda K. Knoerzer Adaptive Ecosystem Reclamation Facility in Pender Commerce Park is an environmentally friendly and unique facility,” said Kenny Keel, Pender County Utilities director. “We […]

20 New Highway Projects For Division 3

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation today unveiled its draft 10-year transportation plan for 2020-2029 at the monthly Board of Transportation meeting in Raleigh. The plan, called the Draft 2020-2029 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), includes 20 new highway projects in Division 3. The division covers Sampson, Duplin, Onslow, Pender, New Hanover and Brunswick. The […]

State of Education and Economy event set for Jan. 31

BURGAW – Pender Education Partnership (PEP), a non-profit foundation designed to augment educational opportunities in Pender County’s public schools, will co-host with MojoTone the first Pender County State of Education and Economy on Jan. 31. Dr. Steven Hill, superintendent of Pender County Schools, will highlight the current state of education and Randell Woodruff, Pender County […]

Boil Water Advisory – January 9, 2019

PENDER COUNTY – Water service is restored along 117 in Rocky Point. However, customers whose water service was turned off are under a boil water advisory. “Once we had the water completely off, approximately a dozen customers were without water,” said Kenny Keel, Pender County Utilities director. “We should be able to lift the advisory […]

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