Pender News

Helen Keller Awareness Month Deaf-Blind Q & A Panel Discussion

Come learn about the selected Deaf-Blind individuals’ daily challenges and their preferred communication methods on Friday, June 29, 2018 from 6pm to 8:30pm at the Pender County Co-Op Extension. Gain a better understanding about their challenges and strategies for improving communication. American Sign Language Interpreters will be provided. This event is free and open to […]

Public Hearing Notice – Monday July 2, 2018

Pender County will hold a public hearing related to the System Development Fee Study conducted by Stantec Consulting Services Inc.  During last year’s session of the North Carolina General Assembly, House Bill 436 was passed and provides local governments the authority to adopt system development fees for public water and sewer systems.  Following its passage, the […]

Planned Intermittent Lane Closure on Country Club Drive (SR1565) June 18, 2018

The NC Department of Transportation will intermittently close one lane of Country Club Drive (SR1565), 0.61 Miles East of US 17. Beginning at 9:00 am on Monday,  June 18, 2018 and ending on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 4:00 pm The closure is necessary to allow crews to pave a section of the  road. Alternate […]


Caito Foods is voluntarily recalling fresh cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe and fresh-cut mixed fruit containing one of these melons, produced at the Caito Foods facility in Indianapolis, because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Use or consumption of products contaminated with Salmonella may result in serious illness. It can also produce serious and […]

New flood gauge in Pender County increases public safety, expand flood prediction capacity

BURGAW – When river levels began rising last year after a late-April storm dumped five to eight inches of rain across North Carolina’s Piedmont, North Carolina Emergency Management warned community leaders along the Neuse River what day and time the river would crest and just how high-water levels would reach in their community. A series […]

Golden LEAF Scholarships Awarded 2018-2019

Two $12,000 Golden LEAF scholarships awarded this morning at Heide Trask High School in Pender County. The Golden LEAF Scholarship is one of many tools the Golden LEAF Foundation has to help fulfill the purpose of growing the rural economy. The Foundation hopes, that through these scholarships, Lindsay Wood and Yaritza Aguilera will be able […]

Passport service now available in Pender County

BURGAW – The office of the Pender County Register of Deeds is now offering passport services in their Burgaw office, 300 E. Freemont Street. “You don’t have to leave the county to apply for a US Passport,” said Sharon Willoughby, the register of deeds. “Our office provides the applications and for a small additional fee, […]

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