PENDER COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – After a boy was bullied for dressing up as a sheriff’s deputy, local deputies and an officer stepped up to help.

Daniel Thigpen, a 2nd grader at Penderlea Elementary school, was excited to dress up as a Pender County Sheriff’s Deputy for career day at his school on Thursday

His mother, Lizzie Williamson, works as a dispatcher for the Pender County 911 Communications Center. She posted on Facebook about the situation and that’s when deputies reached out, wanting to help make… READ MORE