Pender News

Convenience Sites Closed Thursday for Thanksgiving

Convenience Sites Closed Thursday for Thanksgiving NOVEMBER 20, 2017  All convenience sites will be closed Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving.  In addition, the following convenience sites will be closed Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving but will be open the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 25th.  These facilities will resume normal operating hours thereafter. Atkinson Hampstead Rocky […]

DEQ issues violation notice to Chemours for unreported chemical spill

DEQ issues violation notice to Chemours for unreported chemical spill RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality has cited Chemours with violating the conditions of its wastewater discharge permit because the company failed to report an Oct. 6 chemical spill at its Fayetteville Works facility. The violation notice demands that Chemours submit within 10 […]

Pender County Utilities offering On-Line Bill Payment

Beginning December 1st, 2017, Pender County Utilities will offer on-line utility bill payment. Please refer to the attached sign-up instructions here. Note:  The actual payment site will not be active until December 1st, 2017. If the above link does not work, please copy and paste the following into the URL bar: http://www.pendercountync.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Pender-County-Utilities-Online-Bill-Pay.pdf

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 […]

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 […]

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