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Big Earl gets a makeover

A year ago a week long effort began to free Big Earl after the shrimping trawler ran aground on Holden Beach.

BIG EARL: Shrimp boat looks to hit the water again this spring

Do you remember Big Earl? It's the shrimping trawler that ran aground at Holden Beach and then became an obsession for the people of the Cape Fear.

Shrimp boat makes it off Holden Beach, heads back to sea

It's taken a week, but a shrimp boat that was stuck on Holden Beach has finally made it back out to sea.

Community pitches in to help get shrimp boat back out to sea

Five days and still no change. Big Earl, the shrimp boat that's been stuck on Holden Beach since last week is still there.

Shrimp boat runs aground along Holden Beach coast

What started as a normal day on the job turned into a bit of nightmare for one shrimp boat captain.

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Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina will move into Phase 3 of COVID-19 reopening on Friday, allowing some businesses to reopen for the first time since March.

COVID-19 assistance for farmers market operators and local food hubs

Beginning Oct. 1, farmers markets operators and local food hubs can apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Aid for Farmers Market Operators and Local Food Hubs program.

Person falls off Oak Island Pier, clings to piling until rescued

A man was rescued from the ocean Wednesday morning after they fell off the end of the Oak Island Pier, according to Oak Island Water Rescue. 

‘Negative, uncivil’: Voters react to chaotic first 2020 presidential debate

People around the nation and right here in the Cape Fear are still digesting the fiery debate Tuesday night between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.