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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.

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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Opa! Annual Greek Festival gets underway in Wilmington

A popular annual Greek festival is underway in Wilmington. 

Oak Island granted second extension for beach renourishment project

The Town of Oak Island has been granted by the state to continue their beach renourishment for one more week.

Delta will require new hires to be vaccinated against virus

If you want to work at Delta Air Lines, you'll need to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The airline says that vaccination will be required for new hires starting on Monday. But the airline isn't imposing the same requirement on current employees.

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots offer more than $600 million in prizes this weekend

The Mega Millions and Powerball games offer North Carolinians two chances at life-changing prizes this weekend with jackpots totaling more than $600 million.