Pender News

Hazard Mitigation Meeting Today 4pm-6pm

PENDER COUNTY, NC – Following a federally declared disaster such as Hurricane Florence, local governments are eligible to apply for Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds (HMGP) that will reduce or eliminate the losses from future disasters.  Projects must provide a long-term solution to a problem, for example, elevation of a home to reduce the risk […]

Hurricane Cleanup- Fact Sheets on Asbestos and Lead-Based Paint

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON HURRICANE CLEANUP! Here are fact sheets from the NC Department of Health and Human Services on how to protect yourself and the environment from asbestos and lead-based paint exposure during emergency cleanup of debris. Please be aware and share the DO’S and DON’TS regarding asbestos and lead-based paint!

Distribution of hay and feed

The Eastern NC Equine Emergency Assist, 4101 Blue Clay Rd. in Castle Hayne, is distributing hay and feed for family pets and large animals on Saturday. This is the second Saturday they are distributing items to help families impacted by Hurricane Florence. Our Animal Shelter Manager Jewell Horton will be on site.

Report significant storm damage before tax re-evaluation

BURGAW –  The Pender County Tax Department is finalizing the 2019 Pender County re-evaluation. Tax values will be effective January 2019. The tax office is attempting to capture significant storm-related damages that have occurred during Hurricane Florence. “We need our property owners in Pender County to report damage to us,” said Justian Pound, Pender County […]


Based on the laboratory analysis of water samples collected the week of September 26th, 2018, slightly elevated levels of iron and manganese have been detected in portions of the distribution system. This may lead to slight variations in color of slightly yellowish to slightly brown. The water is still safe to drink and meets all […]

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