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  1. New Surf City bridge promises to make a statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Topsail Advertiser

    Work on the new $54 million high-rise bridge in Surf City that will replace the Pender County beach town's beloved swing bridge is well underway en route to a scheduled September 2019 completion date. The new bridge will be 3,600 feet long and, at its apex, 65 feet high.

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  2. Road leading to Surf City turtle hospital to be pavedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Topsail Advertiser

    Tortuga Lane, the dirt road that leads to the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation Center, is going to get a "basic level of paving," Surf City Town Manager Larry Bergman said to council members Tuesday night. The road is traveled by thousands of cars each summer season by tourists who flock to the ever-popular turtle hospital.

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  3. It's cold stun season at the turtle hospital Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    If you were feeling the chill when the arctic blast blew in this past weekend you weren't alone. For any sea turtle still around our inshore waters when the temps plunged into the 20s they were most likely beyond chilled - they were stunned - literally.

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  4. Publix confirms Surf City leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    The development will be located across from Wal-Mart near the corner of N.C. 210 and N.C. 50. The Surf City Publix within the development is expected to open in 2018 and employ 140 associates, said spokeswoman Kim Reynolds. Along with a grocery store, site plans also call for surrounding commercial space and two outer parcels.

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  5. Surf City school gets room for 1,213 after funding fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    With each Pender County school board meeting this summer, Surf City Elementary seemed to shrink. Rising construction costs, worsened by delays and a site puddled with wetlands, pushed the proposed school $1.7 million over budget by June, and the board was weighing the painful decision to cut capacity from 1,092 students to 858. But last month the school board and Pender County Commissioners agreed on a $3.9 million package to help cover the costs of building Surf City Elementary with room for 1,213 students and reconstructing Penderlea School.

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  6. Whales spotted off Topsail IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    The most recent sighting occurred at 8:55 a.m. Friday morning when a whale was spotted near the 1900 block of South Shore Drive heading North, according to Allan Libby, the public information officer with the Town of Surf City. James Hoover, a local fisherman, saw the large mammal swimming off shore near the first access on North Topsail Beach but didn't know quite what to make of the sight.

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  7. Check out these 6 scenic spots to take your family Christmas portraitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    What's the Christmas season without a photo of the family decked out in holiday finery? Here are some of our favorite spots to get that special image and capture the season. 1. 'The North Pole' The first is a one-night only shot, but one worth taking.

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  8. Forget the sleigh - Santa to arrive by boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    Here are a few of the upcoming flotillas parading through the area to kick off the Christmas season, coastal-style: Swansboro's Christmas Flotilla will be held Friday beginning at dusk along the White Oak River along the downtown Swansboro waterfront. Santa Claus will also be there to make a special appearance on deck.

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  9. COLUMN: Rude cannot be the new normRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    When a consumer walks into someone's place of business, they must understand , they may be walking across the threshold of someone's second home. Small businesses depend on each and every customer and do their best to be polite and knowledgeable, but when that consumer is simply there to berate the business, or clients or employees, then it's time to say enough.

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  10. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas converge in store aislesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    Having only store aisles to base a guess on could make it difficult to tell offhand what month it is. As Halloween arrives, two other holidays near, and area stores are showcasing goods that go with each.

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  11. Dental offices buying back Halloween candy and sending treats to troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    The chocolate and candy collected Halloween night can be excessive, and several area dental offices are giving area youth a way to share their treats with troops overseas. For the staff at Jon Douglas Lesan Family Dentistry in Jacksonville, this will mark the second year they have hosted a Halloween candy buy back program through Operation Gratitude.

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  12. Officials discuss Two Town Half Marathon and 5k cancellation Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    After days of not being able to respond to would-be racers in the wake of the cancellation of the Two Town Half Marathon and 5k, Surf City is speaking up. Organizers decided to cancel the event after the town entered a state of emergency Oct. 4, for both the safety of participants as well as to prepare for Hurricane Matthew as it approached.

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  13. Surf City officials: It could have been worseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    Surf City officials are assessing the damage from then-Hurricane Matthew, but they say it could have been a lot worse. Town Manager Larry Bergman told The Daily News that he was heading out to assess the beach and erosion and would have more later this morning.

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  14. Shelters to open in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    Surf City officials warn residents to be prepared for Hurricane Matthew whether they decide to stay in their homes on Topsail Island or head inland to an established shelter. There is a hurricane warning in effect for the town and officials have enacted a voluntary evacuation as of 9 a.m. Friday.

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  15. Surf City father learns son is safe 4 years after mother fled country Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    For the first time in four years, Don Seagraves of Surf City last month laid eyes upon his son. Even though it was just in an email from a U.S. state department official, the photo gave him hope.

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  16. Sea turtle hospital laser focused Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    We're laser-focused at the hospital these days. Even after 20 years in the sea turtle business and over 650 successfully rehabilitated critters we're still searching for new and better ways to treat our patients.

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  17. Topsail Beach considers allowing golf cart useRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    Golf cart owners in Topsail Beach may be able to drive the electric vehicles on roads within the Pender County beach town later this year. The town planning board has a draft golf cart ordinance and permit application, the details of which establish rules for licensed drivers.

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  18. It's official - Surf City to lose swing bridge in 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    For generations of Topsail Island tourists, feeling a unique rumble under the tires of the family car meant the long trip to the beach was over when they drove over the Surf City swing bridge. For locals, the swing bridge can represent waiting in traffic to get on or off the island as boats pass through.

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  19. Topsail Beach could allow golf carts on roads Updated atRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    Golf cart owners in Topsail Beach may be able to drive the electric vehicles on roads within the Pender County beach town later this year. The town planning board has a draft golf cart ordinance and permit application, the details of which establish rules for licensed drivers. 2 comments

  20. Two decades of turtle care in TopsailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    We're 20 - in sea turtle years! Hard to believe that it's been two decades since that first sick turtle "Lucky" was delivered into Jean's hands for care. And that same turtle was also the start of our continuing collaboration with the N.C. State College of Veterinary Medicine.

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