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Surf City Police bust alleged meth lab

Surf City Police say they've arrested five people for running a meth lab.

Families, government leaders prepare for possibility of Hurricane Earl

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.

Ukrainian students file police report against store about pay

video The group of Ukrainian women who claim they were never paid in full by their US employer are now reaching out to law enforcement.

Surf City allows alcohol on beach

videoA change to a Surf City town ordinance has many beach visitors tipping their cups and drinking alcohol on the sand without worrying about getting in trouble. The changes have people split.

Ukranian students claim exploitation in job program

videoThey traveled overseas for what they thought would be a memorable, fun experience in North Carolina. Instead a group of Ukranian students say they were forced to work more than 80 hours a week.

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.

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NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy. 

Cape Fear seeing a major rise in high-end home sales

The Cape Fear experienced a major rise in luxury home sales towards the end of 2020, and the market boom is showing no sign of slowing down any time soon.