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Sandy helps uncover old shipwreck at Surf City

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Beach erosion from Hurricane Sandy has unearthed a section of the William H. Sumner, a three-masted scooner that ran aground in Surf City in 1919. The ship was sailing from Puerto Rico to New York when it happened. Full story...
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HURRICANE SANDY: Check out live cameras at the beach

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As Hurricane Sandy approaches and keeps moving up the coast, you can get a live look at beaches and surf conditions along the Cape Fear coast and beyond. WWAY has partnered with SurfChex.com to bring you live webcams and weather data from beaches in our area and beyond. Full story...
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NC oyster season could see a bumper crop

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video Fishermen from all over the area have had this week circled on their calendar for months. That's because it's the open of the 2012 oyster season. So far returns have captains happy as a clam. Full story...
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Marine charged in cabbie assault released from jail, runs from reporters

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A Marine charged with attacking a Surf City cab driver earlier this month is out of jail. Adam Kinosh appeared in Onslow County Court today for charges related to the September 10 attack. Full story...
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UPDATE: Surf City leaders give ice cream truck owner permit to sell in town neighborhoods

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video UPDATE: After a public hearing Tuesday night, Surf City town council voted to give Anthony Caporino a permit to sell his ice cream in neighborhoods within the town. Now, Caporino will be able to sell ice cream in both Surf City and North Topsail Beach. Full story...
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Headlines from Pender County

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Find out the top stories making headlines out of Pender County. Full story...
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NC woman's ring found at beach 33 years later

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A North Carolina woman has her high school ring back, 33 years after she lost it at the beach in Surf City. Full story...
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Surf City comes up short on beach water quality report

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video The Natural Resources Defense Council released its annual water quality report today. The survey looks at 200 popular beach spots nationwide. Of the six rated locally, one scored significantly lower than the others. Full story...
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Belle of Topsail and Pirate Ship Raven staying in Surf City

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video Despite a looming eviction, the Beach House Marina in Surf City is still home to a few tourist attractions. The owners of the Belle of Topsail and the Pirate Ship Raven say they won't be leaving town anytime soon. Full story...
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Surf City insurance agent charged with embezzlement

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Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin today announced the arrest of Nell Marie Griffin, 34, of 140 Douglas Drive, Holly Ridge; she is charged with one count of embezzlement by an insurance agent. Full story...
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Marina closure leaves businesses, residents high and dry

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video A marina in Surf City is closing, but the tenants are not the only ones affected. As the Pender-Topsail News & Voice was first to report, Wells Fargo, which owns Surf City Beach House Marina, delivered the news to people who keep their boat there yesterday. Full story...
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Pender school board seeks input on shifting high school calendar

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video It could be a short summer for high school students in Pender County. Starting classes the first week of August is one option under a proposed school calendar waiver. The reason: the school district wants to implement the Career and College Promise program. Full story...
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Surf City building memories one brick at a time

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You can soon share your treasured memories of Surf City for everyone to see. The town is selling commemorative brick pavers. Full story...
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Truck goes off embankment at Surf City Swingbridge

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A scary scene in Surf City this morning after a tractor trailer went off an embankment leading to the swingbridge. Full story...
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