Pender News

As students return to school, North Carolina to remain paused in Phase 2

Stabilizing trends are good but fragile, and now is the time to double down on safety measures RALEIGH: Governor Roy Cooper today announced that North Carolina will remain paused in Safer At Home Phase 2 for another 5 weeks as students and staff return to schools, colleges and universities and the state doubles down on […]

Solid Waste Convenience Centers

Pender County- Shiloh and Atkinson Solid Waste Convenience Centers are currently the only solid waste locations open today, due to power outages at other facilities. The Transfer Station (and Hampstead Convenience Center) will be closed today, and are planning to reopen Wednesday at 8 am as power is restored throughout today.

Pender County offices closed; planning board meeting postponed

BURGAW – Due to extensive, countywide power outages, Pender County offices will remain closed all day on Tuesday. “We hope to restore normal operations on Wednesday,” said Chad McEwen, Pender County Manager. Due to the impacts of Hurricane Isaias, the regularly scheduled meeting of the Pender County Planning Board, scheduled for tonight at 7 p.m. […]

Recovery safety: Use caution

PENDER COUNTY – With cleanup from Tropical Storm Isaias underway, Pender County EMS and Fire and the Pender County Office of Emergency Management urge residents to use caution. “This is the time when we receive the most emergency calls,” said Woody Sullivan, Pender EMS & Fire Chief. “We respond to chainsaw accidents, carbon monoxide poisonings […]

Tropical Storm Isaias debris options

PENDER COUNTY – Due to the anticipated limited impacts from Tropical Storm Isaias, Pender County is not planning on conducting curbside collection of storm-related debris. “Residents have several options for collection of branches, tree limbs, and vegetative debris from Tropical Storm Isaias,” said Chad McEwen, Pender County manager. There is no burning ban in Pender […]

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