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Headlines from Pender County

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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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Water Quality Swimming Alerts lifted

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Bacteria levels are back to normal at the public beach access at South Shore Drive and Kinston Avenue in Surf City. Same good news for Lighthouse Park in Caswell Beach. Full story...
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Water Quality Swimming Alerts issued in Surf City, Caswell Beach

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State officials today are notifying the public that testing at an ocean-side site in Pender County showed levels of bacteria exceeding the state and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality swimming standards. Full story...
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Pender Co. prepares for Irene as tourists decide what to do

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video The threat of the Hurricane Irene has people keeping a close eye on the storm, including vacationers and emergency management in Pender County. Full story...
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McIntyre to fight for Surf City Post Office

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Rep. Mike McIntyre says he will work to keep the Surf City Post Office open. Full story...
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Surf City Police bust alleged meth lab

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Surf City Police say they've arrested five people for running a meth lab. Full story...
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Families, government leaders prepare for possibility of Hurricane Earl

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videoFor now it looks like the track of Hurricane Earl will take the storm just past our area. Still, FEMA and the National Hurricane Center are urging East Coast residents to be prepared for the hurricane and severe weather in case the storm track changes unexpectedly. Full story...
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