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Coast Guard, other agencies search for missing swimmer near Surf City

A Surf City Fire and Rescue crew saw a swimmer struggling in the water about 200 yards from the pier, lost sight of the person and called the Coast Guard for help at about 8 p.m. Saturday

Appeals Court hears insurance hike challenges

Surf City and Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender Counties are part of the lawsuits challenging a homeowners insurance increase along the coast approved in 2008. The increase meant as much as a 30-percent rate jump for some coastal homeowners.

Town approves Sea Turtle Hospital plan

A new Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital on Topsail Island is one step closer to becoming reality.

New shopping plaza in Surf City underway

videoDevelopers and town officials broke ground on Surf City Crossing Monday. The 70,000 square foot shopping center isn't set to open till late next year, but excitement around the complex is already building.

Rain water lingers in Surf City

videoSome roadways still had standing water in Surf City on Tuesday. That's because six to nine inches of rain fell yesterday, which is a lot of water to handle in a short period of time.

Surf City Bridge still swinging, but barely?

videoIt's been a staple of Surf City since 1955, but safety concerns have the department of transportation talking about replacing the Surf City Bridge.

Surf City dedicates new police department

A dedication ceremony for the new Surf City Police Department drew quite a crowd this afternoon.

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Dueling protests in Raleigh shut down streets by executive mansion

ReOpen NC and some Trump supporters were on one side of Jones Street. Biden supporters and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement were on the opposite side.

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. That was a 22% increase over the previous record of $7.4 billion in 2019. Meanwhile, in-person traffic at U.S. retail stores dropped 52%, according to Sensormatic.

1 dead, 14 injured following shooting at SC nightclub

Authorities responded to 7th Lounge just before 1 a.m. Officials say they found several victims.

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

Jennings begins taping next week and his first episodes will air on the week of Jan. 11.