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  1. Reports of an active shooter at Topsail High School in Pender County North Carolina puts schools on lockdown  FOX Carolina
  2. Shooting reported at North Carolina's Topsail High School deemed false alarm: cops  New York Post
  3. Faulty water heater at Pender high school prompts panic amid fear of active shooter  WRAL.com
  4. Reports of active shooter at Topsail High School in Pender County, NC turns out to be false alarm  WXII12 Winston-Salem
  5. BREAKING: Active shooter reported at Topsail High School in NC  WACH.com
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Topsail High Principal Simmons resigns  StarNewsOnline.com

HAMPSTEAD -- Topsail High School Principal Berry Simmons resigned Tuesday. It is the third personnel action to happen since it was discovered the Topsail ...



Threat at Topsail High School leads to lockdowns, 2 students in custody  Spectrum News

Following a threat at Topsail High School Tuesday, two students were taken into custody by the Pender County Sheriff's Office.



Topsail High School hires new athletic director  WECT-TV6

Topsail High School has hired Jeffrey Fipps as its new athletic director.



Topsail High parents support student, cast questions, anger toward school administration  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) – Parents are outraged and heartbroken as it looks like the playoff hopes for Topsail High school's baseball team are over. This after ...



Berry Simmons resigns as Topsail High School Principal  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — After six years as principal of Topsail High School, Donald Berry Simmons has announced his resignation from the school.



Community raising funds for track repairs at Topsail High School  WWAY NewsChannel 3

Repairing the track at Topsail High School has been quite the hurdle for the past few years. Some members of the community are trying to get over it.



Topsail High athletic director resigns  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — Topsail High School Athletic Director Barry West has stepped down from his role with the school. Pirate Baseball Coach Aaron ...



Bond for Topsail High teen increased to $25K  StarNewsOnline.com

Bryce Sheehan is charged with bringing a weapon onto school property, an incident that prompted several Pender schools to be locked down for hours ...



Teaching contract for Topsail High baseball coach not being renewed  WECT-TV6

Topsail High School baseball coach Aaron Rimer's teaching contract hasn't been renewed.



Topsail High School Athletic Director Barry West to step down  WECT-TV6

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WECT) - Topsail High School Athletic Director Barry West will step down from his position. Pirates football coach Wayne Inman confirmed the ...



Questions remain on Topsail baseball eligibility issue  StarNewsOnline.com

HAMPSTEAD – In April, the Topsail High School baseball team got black T-shirts, with “Do Your Job” written on them in gold. It was a team mantra. A call to be a ...



N.C. athletic director resigns amid controversy over baseball player's eligibility  USA TODAY High School Sports

The athletic director at a North Carolina school has resigned amid an eligibility controversy.



Photos: PHOTOS: Topsail football practice  StarNewsOnline.com

Topsail football players go through drills during practice at Topsail High School in Hampstead, N.C. Wednesday Aug. 1, 2018. [KEN BLEVINS/STARNEWS].



Police responded to reports of an active shooter at a North Carolina high school — only to find noise from faulty machinery  Business Insider

Police responded to false reports of a shooting at a high school in Hampstead, North Carolina, at 6:30 a.m. Friday morning.



Topsail ruled ineligible for NCHSAA baseball playoffs  WECT-TV6

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3-A baseball playoff brackets are out and Topsail High School is nowhere to be seen.



Bond increased for Pender teen accused of bringing semi-automatic rifle to school  WECT-TV6

A Pender County teen accused of bringing a semi-automatic rifle on the campus of Topsail High School earlier this week made his first court appearance ...



Controversial ruling knocks high school baseball team out of playoffs  North State Journal

The Topsail High School baseball team finished the regular season with 17 wins in 23 games, but officially, the Pirates' final record has gone into the books as ...



Topsail running back not slowing down after knee injury  WECT-TV6

Watching Topsail High School junior running back Noah Lavalle during drills, you wouldn't know he's less than six months removed from surgery to repair a torn ...



Reports of active shooter at NC high school actually faulty equipment, officials say  THV11.com KTHV

There were no immediate reports of injuries at Topsail High School in Hampstead.



The uplifting story of how baseball saved Alex Postma and the infuriating story of how it sent him crashing again  Yahoo Sports

This should be an uplifting story about the gift of baseball, the power of acceptance, the way a team and community rallied around a boy. It's also a story of ...



Topsail baseball coach suspended in wake of ineligible player investigation  StarNewsOnline.com

Topsail High School Baseball Coach Aaron Rimer has been suspended with pay as the county continues to investigate all athletic procedures.



Parents: Topsail Baseball coach asked not to return to team  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — Parents of the Topsail Baseball team are still looking for answers as an investigation into the school's administration continues in ...



Two Pender County students charged in shooting threats  StarNewsOnline.com

HAMPSTEAD -- Two Pender County Schools students have been charged in connection with school shooting threats. A 14-year-old Topsail High School student ...



Photos: PHOTOS: High School Football 2018 - Week 1  StarNewsOnline.com

Photos from Week 1 in the Wilmington area, including New Hanover-Rose, Laney-Pinecrest and Topsail-Trask. [1/64]. Laney's Jordan Cole throws against ...



Justin Tyler Picarella, 24, graduate of Topsail High School  Port City Daily

HAMPSTEAD — Justin Tyler Picarella, 24, passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. Justin graduated from Topsail High School. He was an avid Tarheels fan and ...



Topsail baseball investigation in final stages  StarNewsOnline.com

Pender County superintendent hoped to release findings June1, but said the investigation was in its final stages Friday.



Trask football coach: Players "stolen away from us"  StarNewsOnline.com

Titans' top rushers bolted to neighboring high school programs days before Friday's season opener. HAMPSTEAD – Jonathan Taylor lost a lot of sleep last week ...



HS Roundup: Ashley volleyball sweeps Topsail  StarNewsOnline.com

MORE: Sign up for the free StarNewsVaristy weekly newsletter right here: Register. VOLLEYBALL. Ashley 3, Topsail 0 (25-10, 25-15, 25-16). Julianna Askew ...



Topsail’s Hayden Walsh named WECT Athlete of the week  WECT

Topsail High School's Hayden Walsh is this week's WECT Athlete of the Week.



Laney relishes Midnight Madness  StarNewsOnline.com

Under the lights and before all the other local teams, Laney head coach Ashaad Yeoman wouldn't want the Buccaneers' football season to start any other way.



Photos: PHOTOS: Mattie R. Sharpless Highway dedication  StarNewsOnline.com

The dedication for the Mattie R. Sharpless Highway was held on Thursday at Manhollow Missionary Baptist Church in Hampstead. [1/15]. Mattie Sharpless ...



ONLY ON WWAY: Parents concerned over church's request to use Topsail High  WWAY NewsChannel 3

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A church in Hampstead wants to rent the two gymnasiums and the Performing Arts Center at Topsail High School, but it is ...



Sheriff: Faulty Equipment Likely To Blame For Active Shooter Response  Spectrum News

PENDER COUNTY, N.C. – Reports of an active shooter at Topsail High School are said to be due to faulty mechanical equipment. No injuries were reported and ...



$113M in state funds earmarked for Hampstead Bypass  Greater Wilmington Business Journal

Local officials announced Thursday that $113 million has been secured for the Hampstead Bypass. The $113 million in funding means the Hampstead Bypass ...



Photos: PHOTOS: All-Area Boys Basketball  StarNewsOnline.com

New Hanover senior Hayden Edgar in Brogden Hall in Wilmington, N.C., Thursday, March 22, 2018. Edgar is the 2018 StarNews All-Area Boys Basketball ...



Hit and run driver kills junior at Topsail High  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — Highway Patrol is looking for a driver they say killed a teen who was riding a foot scooter in a hit and run on Highway 17 ...



Matthew Edwin 'Matt' Thomas, 44, coach with Topsail Baseball Club T-Ball organization  Port City Daily

HAMPSTEAD — Matthew Edwin “Matt” Thomas, 44, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Sunday, March 4, 2018. Matt was born Sept.



Topsail High School track coach...  WCTI12.com

HAMPSTEAD, Pender County - Authorities in Pender County say the former track and field coach at Topsail High School is accused of trafficking a child.



PENDER UPDATES: Massive power outages countywide  The Topsail Advertiser

Massive power outages. BURGAW -- According to Pender County emergency officials, 97 percent of Four-County Electric customers are without power in the ...



County AD Fipps hired to take over Topsail athletic department  The Robesonian

HAMPSTEAD — The Public Schools of Robeson County Athletic Director Jeff Fipps was announced Thursday as the new athletic director at Topsail High School ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Photos of the week Nov 4-Nov 10  StarNewsOnline.com

This gallery highlights pictures taken over the past week in the Wilmington area and around the world. [1/36]. Nick Aiken, 5, salutes during the Southeast North ...



Active shooter report at NC school turned out to be malfunctioning water heater  NBC4i.com

HAMPSTEAD, N.C. (AP) - A county official says reports of an active shooter at a school in North Carolina turned out to be malfunctioning water heater.



North Carolina teen arrested for trying to stop threat  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Authorities have arrested a North Carolina teenager who they say went armed to his high school and planned to save his classmates after hearing about a ...



Democratic primary for coastal Pender commissioner seat  StarNewsOnline.com

PENDER COUNTY -- The Democratic primary race for Pender County commissioner District 1 has drawn two candidates who are squaring off in hopes of ...



Hoggard and Topsail clash in Game of the Week  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — Two undefeated teams square off in our 5th Quarter Game of the Week. One team, always near or at the top. The other, a surprise ...



Topsail baseball coach resigns after missing spring season  Port City Daily

HAMPSTEAD – Topsail High School is looking for someone to lead their baseball program following the resignation of head coach Jonathan “Granville” Gehris.



Hampstead teenagers form business to help people with breast cancer  Port City Daily

HAMPSTEAD — “The Pink” comes from the color that represents the fight against breast cancer. “Bowz” comes from the teens' experience with cheerleading.



Student charged for bringing gun on Pender school property  WECT-TV6

A student accused of bringing a gun on Topsail High School property Friday night was charged Tuesday.



Former Topsail High coach charged with sexual activity with another student  StarNewsOnline.com

Ahmad Rashad Garrison, 27, is accused of solicitation of a child by computer, four counts of sexual activity with a student and human trafficking.



Developer floats new plan for Hampstead development  The Topsail Advertiser

Proposal would see larger buffer to neighboring homes.



From 9/11 to cancer, teacher Kip Young keeps fighting  StarNewsOnline.com

SURF CITY -- Kip Young, a former teacher and coach at Topsail Middle School, hopes he can get back to his students soon, but it depends on how much time he ...



Pender schools lose 271 to new charter school  StarNewsOnline.com

SOUTHEASTERN N.C -- Even though 271 students left Pender County Schools for a new charter school this year, the district maintained its student growth.



Topsail High baseball coach arrested - News - The Daily News - Jacksonville, NC  The Daily News

Athletic director Chris Haney said Tuesday that to his knowledge Gehris was still the head coach for the Topsail Pirates.



Growth, schools dominate Pender commissioner races  StarNewsOnline.com

PENDER COUNTY -- Three of the five seats on the Pender County Board of Commissioners will be contested on Election Day. In District 1, incumbent ...



Water heater malfunction mistaken for gunfire at high school  CHAT News Today

HAMPSTEAD, N.C. — Classes were delayed by a few hours at a group of North Carolina schools Friday after loud noises from a high school's malfunctioning ...



The 2016 Topsail Pirates; WWAY's 5th Quarter pre-season preview  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — We typically don't mention the actual playing field prior to the start of a season, but the field was so bad last year at Topsail that we ...



Ward Coleman and Dan Wilson among four to return to Sharks  WWAY NewsChannel 3

WILMINGTON, NC (WilmingtonSharks.com) — Four Sharks are making their way back to Wilmington for the 2018 season. One returner from the 2016 team joins ...



Topsail names new athletic director, wrestling and basketball coaches  Port City Daily

As the attention begins to turn to the 2015-16 academic year, Topsail High School has been busy over the last few weeks getting its athletics department in…



HS Football Notebook: Sluggish offense surprises New Hanover  StarNewsOnline.com

The New Hanover football team knew its defense might take time to gel in the 2018 season with nine starters gone from last year. The offense was supposed to a ...



Best of the Best 2018 -- Readers choose their favorites in 161 categories  StarNewsOnline.com

The results of the 2018 Best of the Best ShorePicks survey are in. The awards are chosen by StarNews readers, and this year's contest drew more than 175000 ...



County official says reports of active shooter at school in North Carolina turn out to be ... | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

HAMPSTEAD, N.C. (AP) - County official says reports of active shooter at school in North Carolina turn out to be malfunctioning water heater.



Hampstead car accident leaves three with serious injuries  WECT-TV6

At least one person is in critical condition after a car accident that happened over the weekend.



2 seek to replace long-serving Pender sheriff  StarNewsOnline.com

PENDER COUNTY -- After serving four terms as Pender County's sheriff, Carson Smith is making a run for a seat in the N.C. House. Now two candidates, a ...



Topsail serves 22 aces in volleyball win over West Brunswick  StarNewsOnline.com

Kaylee Kyle and Angelica Biele lead the way for the Pirates in a four-set Mideastern Conference victory. Topsail volleyball coach Hill Pearsall joked that he ...



Flyhalf Sexton relishing New Zealand barometer for Ireland  Creep-Score

"I just think he is a real competitor, he will want to play and if he's got the chance I'm picking he will want to play". Following the 28-17 victory over the Pumas at ...



Hall represents Hampstead, Topsail at USA Baseball Tournament of Stars  Port City Daily

Some of the nation's best high school ballplayers are in Cary this week for the USA Baseball Tournament of Stars presented by Major League Baseball. For…



16-team field revealed for USA Baseball's 2016 National High School Invitational  USA TODAY High School Sports

Sixteen teams will have the chance to compete in the 2016 USA Baseball National High School Invitational (NHSI), USA Baseball announced Thursday in a ...



Jo Johnson quits as minister over Brexit  Creep-Score

The brother of former foreign secretary Boris Johnson, a leading Leave voice, said the practical terms of Brexit that the British government managed to get from ...



Hugh McManus retires after 32 years leading local schools  StarNewsOnline.com

The Cape Fear Academy Upper School director will hang up his hat June 30.



Topsail up-and-comer gets exposure during recent trip to Atlanta  Port City Daily

ATLANTA — Topsail High School freshman Cody Wallis is coming off a memorable trip over the holidays as part of a group of football players from across…



Remembering the lives lost in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting  Yahoo News

Cantor Azi Schwartz of the Park Avenue Synagogue recites the Jewish Kaddish as a tribute to the 11 victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.



Topsail Pirates win 3-A east baseball championship  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — For the second time in the last three years Topsail is the 3-A east champion in high school baseball. The Pirates beat Corinth ...



Sitting down with the regions teachers of the year  StarNewsOnline.com

New Hanover, Pender county schools have announced teachers of the year.



Taylor Moseley: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

Taylor Moseley, a 20-year-old East Carolina student, is accused of statutory rape after police say she had sexually assaulted a 14-year-old boy in North ...



Man arrested in hit-and-run appears in Pender Co. court  WECT-TV6

A Pender County man who was arrested on Sunday in connection to the hit-and-run death of a Topsail High School student appeared in court on Tuesday.



Hobbton High School earns big awards during successful season  Sampson Independent

Using history and celebration from a local battleship docked at the seaport of Wilmington, Hobbton High School's marching band had another award-winning…



Topsail ballplayers make Division I commitments; Ashley student-athletes sign letters of intent  Port City Daily

A handful of student-athletes from two schools in the tri-county area inked National Letters of Intent on Friday to mark goals of continuing their careers…



First football practice: Topsail takes new approach |  StarNewsOnline.com

Today is the first day of high school football practices, and our staff is visiting all the schools in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties. We're checking in ...



Hampstead medical services get a shot in the arm  StarNewsOnline.com

PENDER COUNTY -- Hampstead residents have known the secret is out. A short drive to Topsail Island, good schools, close to Wilmington yet quieter and less ...



Dozens overdose in Cape Fears public places, records show  StarNewsOnline.com

Southeastern N.C. law enforcement has handled more than 100 such incidents this year.



Holly Shelter fire now 20% contained, officials monitor wind  WECT-TV6

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Forestry officials say the wildfire in the Holly Shelter Gameland is now 20% contained. The fire remains burning in a little more ...



Long to lead Green Wave Boys on the hardwood  Journalscene.com

David Long has been named the new head coach for the Summerville High School Boys Basketball program.



Wiz Vaughn, New Hanover football grab season-opening win  StarNewsOnline.com

The Wildcats' junior had four touchdowns as New Hanover pulled away in a milestone victory for coach Earl Smith.



Sarkar Bow Down to AIADMK Pressure, Agree to Cuts  Stock News Press

Sarkar Bow Down to AIADMK Pressure, Agree to Cuts. AR Murugadoss directorial Sarkar came under the scanner after AIADMK found certain scenes ...



Brittany Ann Tighe, 21, recent grad planned career in law enforcement  Port City Daily

Brittany Ann Tighe, 21, of Hampstead, N.C., passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2016. She was born Sept. 30, 1994, in Fayetteville, N.C., to Eddie and Susan ...



For Miss North Carolina Teen USA, pageantry is about more than a crown  Port City Daily

WILMINGTON — Hampstead native Kenzie Hansley may be a champion on the pageant circuit, having represented the state of North Carolina multiple times ...



Revised design for Hampstead Bypass to be presented Aug. 15  Port City Daily

The latest preliminary design for the planned U.S. 17 Hampstead Bypass will be presented to the public in a meeting scheduled Thursday, Aug. 15, from 4 to…



Hampstead community celebrates the life of Kimberly Batchelor  WECT-TV6

Family, friends, and community members honored the life of a young girl Friday, whom they say died too soon.



Seal Travels 1,000 Miles Down East Coast to Escape Winter  ABC News

In a rare sighting, two 15-year-old kids recently caught an adorable seal on photo and video while exploring a barrier island in Hampstead, North Carolina ...



UPDATED: Topsail baseball coach Bill White to step down |  StarNewsOnline.com

Topsail head baseball coach Bill White plans to step down after this season, according to Topsail athletic director B.J. Horne and White. Topsail baseball coach ...



Louisburg football provides players a chance to improve  StarNewsOnline.com

With 10 former Wilmington area players on the roster, the junior college has provided plenty of opportunity for local football players to work hard, move on to next ...



Malibu On Fire, Evacuated  Stock News Press

Malibu On Fire, Evacuated. Under dry, Santa Ana conditions, once again California is ablaze. It was also threatening parts of nearby Thousand Oaks in Ventura ...



Hoggards Madie Schider learns on the job to become All-Area Volleyball Player of the Year  StarNewsOnline.com

The senior libero for the Vikings had a rough varsity debut as a sophomore. Now she's turned into one of the best defensive players in program history.



Adam Lamar McCutcheon, 29, Topsail HS graduate promoted to lieutenant junior grade with US Navy  Port City Daily

Adam Lamar McCutcheon died June 29, 2015, at the age of 29. He was born on July 10, 1985, in Wilmington to Sonja Reneé McCutcheon. He was raised in…



Topsail to compete in USA Baseball national tournament this spring  Port City Daily

Coming off a 25-win season as Mideastern Conference Champions, the Topsail ball club has received an invitation to this year's USA Baseball National High…



From bulldogs to emus, 9 tales of famous Cape Fear pets  StarNewsOnline.com

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- It is difficult to pinpoint when the trend of bringing along a dog while out shopping and eating exploded. But despite when and why it ...



Dudley Mansion owners, restoration contractor top list of Historic Wilmington Foundation Preservation Awards  Lumina News

The owners of the Governor Dudley Mansion, Mike and Kimberly Hayden, were among the recipients of Historic Wilmington Foundation's top preservation ...



NFL coaches, players to play in Friends of Topsail golf tournament  Port City Daily

The nonprofit Friends of Topsail Football will welcome several former and current NFL coaches and players to Belvedere Country Club in Hampstead for its golf ...



UPDATE: Local athletes add to growing list of college commits (Hofstra, Palm Beach Atlantic, Appalachian State, Clemson, UNC-Wilmington) w/ photo slideshow  Port City Daily

Port City Daily follows the lives of local student-athletes after they graduate as a way to keep up to date on the great things they do on the field and in…



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