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Holden Beach

Swimmer presumed drowned, search continues for body

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video It's a vacation investigators say a church group had taken many times. But for one church group from Ohio the Carolina coast will never be the same after one of its members apparently drowned at Holden Beach. Full story...
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Search suspended for missing swimmer; crews to resume search Wednesday morning

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videoA search for a missing swimmer has been called off for the night, according to Brunswick County Emergency Services Director Anthony Marzano. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: Hurricane Hazel makes landfall

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On October 15, 1954, Hurricane Hazel made landfall at Long Beach. The storm’s arrival in North Carolina occurred on a full moon high tide, maximizing impact of the storm surge on the barrier beaches of Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle, Holden Beach, Long Beach, Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Topsail Island. Full story...
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Alligator shows up on Holden Beach

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A 10-foot alligator has been relocated after it showed up on Holden Beach. Full story...
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Sea turtle recovers after trip to Raleigh for special surgery

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video Summer is in full swing, and that means it's busy season at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital in Topsail Beach. The facility is full of turtles in need of help. And one in particular just got some special attention. We told you yesterday about an injured sea turtle taken to Raleigh for surgery. Today, we stopped by the hospital to check on patient. Full story...
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Veterinarians perform experimental surgery on turtle rescued from Holden Beach

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Veterinarians from NC State University have successfully completed experimental skull surgery on an endangered sea turtle. Full story...
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Beach town leaders discuss $60M in coastal projects

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video The Army Corps of Engineers says it is going to work on $60 million worth of projects this year in and around the Cape Fear waterways. That's good news for many elected leaders of beach towns in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties. They say beach renourishment and dredging are critical to both the local and regional economy. Full story...
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House move to slow traffic at Holden Beach Tuesday

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Traffic at Holden Beach could be tied up tomorrow morning for an unusual reason: an beach house is moving inland. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Another Holden Beach home on Starfish Drive catches fire

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Firefighters responded to a blaze at 111 Starfish Drive in Holden Beach Saturday around 7:30 a.m. Less than one month ago, the home received water damage while crews worked to put out another fire that destroyed two homes next to it. Full story...
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UPDATE: SBI requested to investigate fire in Holden Beach

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video The SBI has been requested to investigate the cause of the house fire on Starfish Lane. Due to the complete destruction of the house, the cause of the fire remains undetermined. The investigation is ongoing. Full story...
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