Coast Guard searching for missing person near Surf City, N.C.

SURF CITY, N.C. – The Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Surf City Fire and Rescue are searching for a missing swimmer near the Surf City pier Saturday night.

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 2 off Bells Island, N.C.

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. – Coast Guard watchstanders coordinated the rescue of two boaters from Bells Island, approximately one half mile east of Marshallberg, N.C., after their 14-foot boat fell apart and sank Wednesday night.