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  1. BREAKING: Active shooter reported at Topsail High School in NC  WACH.com
  2. Reports of an active shooter at Topsail High School in Pender County North Carolina puts schools on lockdown  FOX Carolina
  3. Reports of active shooter at Topsail High School in Pender County, NC turns out to be false alarm  WXII12 Winston-Salem
  4. Faulty water heater at Pender high school prompts panic amid fear of active shooter  WRAL.com
  5. Active shooter report at Topsail High School turned out to be malfunctioning water heater  WNCT
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Pender County teacher recognized for helping students master chemistry  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — Some teens avoid taking chemistry in high school, but we found a Pender County teacher who has a knack for helping his ...



Reports of active shooter at Topsail High School in Hampstead, NC  StreetInsider.com

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Topsail High School hires new athletic director  WECT-TV6

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



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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].



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 investigation concludes  StarNewsOnline.com

BURGAW — Nearly two months after an investigation into an ineligible player on the Topsail High School baseball team was opened, the Pender County Board ...



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.



Teen pleads in Topsail High weapons incident  StarNewsOnline.com

PENDER COUNTY -- A Topsail High School student accused of bringing weapons to school pleaded guilty Thursday in Pender County. Bryce Matthew ...



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 ...



Pender County announces new high school principals  StarNewsOnline.com

All three public schools have new leaders for the 2018-19 academic year.



Mold clean-up could cost Pender Schools millions  StarNewsOnline.com

PENDER COUNTY — Mold clean-up after Hurricane Florence is expected to cost Pender County Schools millions of dollars. But the state's insurance policy for ...



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 ...



Pender schools race draws 6 candidates for 3 seats  StarNewsOnline.com

More than half of the board's spots are up for grabs in 2018.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Area high schools to receive grants from Carolina Panthers, Bank of America  WECT

The Carolina Panthers and Bank of America are giving $250000 in Hurricane Florence disaster relief grants to 17 high schools in North and South Carolina.



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 ...



Hampstead Bypass now fully funded, construction to begin soon  Port City Daily

Video courtesy of NCDOT. HAMPSTEAD –– Pender County announced today that the Hampstead Bypass is now fully funded and will move forward with ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Photos: PHOTOS: 2018 StarNews Photos of the Year  StarNewsOnline.com

The cast and crew of the television series “Swamp Thing” film a scene on Greenfield Lake in Wilmington, N.C., Thursday, November 29, 2018. The 13-episode ...



Pender school board plans to appoint interim member  StarNewsOnline.com

BURGAW -- The Pender County Schools board is considering a former assistant principal to fill a vacant board seat through November. The board of education ...



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.



Hundreds walk out of high schools for gun control  StarNewsOnline.com

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- Hundreds of students across the Cape Fear region walked out of their classrooms Wednesday in protest of gun violence and ...



Panthers assist area athletic programs  Jacksonville Daily News

Two Onslow County high schools are among 17 to benefit from grants awarded by the Carolina Panthers to help high school athletic programs recover from ...



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.



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.



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.



Topsail High School student drowns while surfing near Hatteras  StarNewsOnline.com

What started as a weekend surfing trip to the Outer Banks ended tragically when a 15-year-old Pender County teen drowned Friday after his surfboard became ...



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 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 ...



Another New Hanover County student arrested in school threat  StarNewsOnline.com

Law enforcement agencies in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties have been seeing an increase of copycat threats school violence in Feb. 14 deadly ...



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 ...



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 ...



Topsail High baseball coach arrested  The Daily News

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



Sheriff, businessman in race for Pender NC House seat  StarNewsOnline.com

PENDER COUNTY -- A well-known name in Pender County law enforcement and a Burgaw businessman are vying to represent the county in the N.C. General ...



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.



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

WILMINGTON -- Cape Fear Academy students have a name for 7 a.m. detention: “The McManus Breakfast Club.” Hugh McManus, director of the academy's ...



Topsail High coach's wife called 911 pleading for help  StarNewsOnline.com

BURGAW -- The wife of the Topsail High School varsity baseball coach jailed recently on assault charges called 911 on Dec. 20, hysterically crying and begging ...



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 ...



Granville Gehris resigns from Topsail baseball  StarNewsOnline.com

Topsail High School baseball coach Granville Gehris resigned from his position with Pender County Schools last week. Read more about the story here.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Debra Sue Hugg Cooks, 51, employed with Advanced Machine Group  Port City Daily

SURF CITY — Debra Sue Hugg Cooks, 51, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at her home. She was born Nov. 8, 1967, in Erie, Pennsylvania, to Barbara ...



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.



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

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



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 ...



Local schools stay steady in state report cards  StarNewsOnline.com

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- Schools in the Cape Fear region kept up the good work last year, according to school grades released Thursday by the N.C. ...



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 ...



Wilmington area soccer, softball, baseball players enjoying successful summer  Port City Daily

Youth sports teams and individuals competing across many levels of play have enjoyed a ton of success this summer as the Wilmington area continues to ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



West Brunswick/Topsail baseball stay hot along with Topsail softball  WWAY NewsChannel 3

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — We had the sports camera out and about in Wilmington and Hampstead on Tuesday night in order to check out West Brunswick's ...



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 ...



Realignment: Mideastern changes  StarNewsOnline.com

Three schools, three classifications for Pender County while the Brunswicks together again in MEC.



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 ...



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 ...



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…



Hiring? For young teens, often not easy finding jobs  StarNewsOnline.com

Legal, economic barriers can limit employment options for young adults.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Low-impact leaders  Lumina News

The River Bluffs development in Castle Hayne, with its generous stands of evergreen and deciduous trees sloping toward the banks of the northeast Cape Fear ...



Hoggards Witmer grows into spot atop Cross County All-Area list  StarNewsOnline.com

Vikings' junior wins county, conference and regional titles, but also finds motivation for 2017 with tough run at state meet.



US Kids Golf Tour holds season-ending championship  StarNewsOnline.com

The U.S. Kids Golf Wilmington Tour finished up its six-event schedule with the year-end championships Sunday at Porters Neck Country Club.Local winners ...



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 ...



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