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Pender County Utilities does not endorse water line warranty program

PENDER COUNTY –  Pender County Utilities is aware of at least one company (American Water Resources) that offers service line warranty programs, but there are several others who offer this program as well. These companies will independently contact Water Department customers to offer their warranty program for a fee. The warranty program is much like […]

Bridge Work Requires Closure of the Intracoastal Waterway in Pender County

Vehicular traffic will not be impacted JACKSONVILLE – The Intracoastal Waterway will be closed to boating traffic south of the N.C. 50/210 Swing Bridge on Monday, Feb. 19 and Tuesday, Feb. 20. The closure is needed for safety reasons as a Department of Transportation contractor will be installing girders across the Intracoastal for the new […]

Invitation for Proposals – Lawn Maintenance Services

Pender County Solid Waste is soliciting proposals for Lawn Maintenance Services for twelve (12) Pender County Convenience sites and the Transfer Station for years 2018 and 2019.  A contract for lawn maintenance services should be awarded on March 19, 2018 at the Board of County Commissioners meeting.  Bidding Packets are available at the office of […]

Intermittent Lane Closures on Dan Owen Dr & SR 1570 (Factory Rd)

The North Carolina Department of Transportation will have intermittent lane closures on Dan Owen Drive and SR 1570 (Factory Rd) in Pender County (rotating East and West bound lanes) beginning Friday February 9, 2018 through Monday May 28, 2018 (8:00am – 5:00pm Mon – Fri) to construct the new alignment connection between Dan Owen Road […]

Tourism initiatives continue digital trend

By Sherri Crawford, posted Jan 12, 2018 on With the New Year here, many businesses are busy planning and forecasting via a fresh start. For those operating by fiscal year, however, steps to obtain company objectives have been long underway. Among them are the tri-county tourism offices, including Wilmington and Beaches Convention and Visitors […]

Season 10 Fireball Run ‘Anniversary Edition’ Premieres on Amazon

Season 10 Fireball Run ‘Anniversary Edition’ Premieres on Amazon Featuring Team 64 from Pender County Tourism SANTA FE, NM. – The much anticipated tenth season of the Fireball Run television series has premiered on Amazon Video.  The 26-episode adventure-travel series traverses from Western New York to Massachusetts. Season 10, titled Anniversary Edition, spotlights the extraordinary […]

FedEx Freight coming to Pender Commerce Park

BURGAW – The Pender County Board of Commissioners and Wilmington Business Development announced FedEx Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier, a unit of FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) has selected a 12.5-acre parcel at Pender Commerce Park for a new service center. “The arrival of FedEx Freight highlights the rise of Pender Commerce Park as one of […]

Rescheduled Public Hearing Interbasin Transfer Public Hearing Rescheduled 03/22/18

The Interbasin Transfer Public Hearing which was cancelled 01/18/18 due to weather conditions has been rescheduled to 03/22/18.  This public hearing will be held in the Public Assembly Room/Board of County Commissioners meeting room located at 805 S. Walker St., Burgaw.  This public hearing will occur from 6 pm to 8 pm.  Those wishing to […]

NCDOT and Pender County to Hold Update Meeting on Hampstead Bypass and Median Project

Partnering with the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Pender County will hold a drop-in session to present current timelines on the Hampstead Bypass and Median projects.  The session will be held at the Hampstead Annex, located at 15060 US Highway 17, Hampstead, NC on January 23, 2018 beginning at 5:00 p.m.  Members of the public […]

Interbasin Transfer Public Hearing 01/18/18

The Interbasin Transfer Public Hearing which was scheduled for tonight at 6 pm in the government complex public assembly room has been canceled by the Environmental Management Commission hearing officer.  Both the hearing officer and the Division of Environmental Quality staff would be traveling from Raleigh which received a large volume of snow last night.  […]

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