Highway 17
Residents near New River warned of loud explosions
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 6:32am.

Officials at Camp Lejeune are warning nearby residents that they might hear periodic explosions as unexploded ordnance is destroyed. A spokesman says Marines are blowing up mostly old rifle and rocket grenades or mortar rounds used on the training ranges.

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One child in hospital after crash near Surf City
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 08/06/2013 - 4:31pm.

videoOne car flipped on its side during a crash at the intersection of Highway 17 and US 210 near Surf City. Surf city police a child had to go to the hospital because of the accident. Everyone else walked away from the crash unhurt.

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UPDATE: Man arrested after wrong-way chase hospitalizes deputy
Submitted by on Thu, 03/14/2013 - 6:56am.

video A man is behind bars after leading deputies on a high-speed chase that sent a deputy to the hospital. Darrell Levon Curry, from South Carolina, is in jail on several charges, including a felony for the chase, driving while impaired and a list of drug charges, including possession of crack cocaine.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Fatal accident victim identified
Submitted by on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 9:46am.

A Leland man is dead after an accident on Highway 17 near Leland. Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 35-year-old Levi Sovie.

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