Pender News

Medication Disposal Event October 27th, 2018!

The DEA’s next Prescription Drug Take Back Day is October 27, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. In an effort […]

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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