State Uses Eminent Domain To Force Shut Down Of Restaurant With ZERO Warning…

Excerpt By: WWRY.  Written By: Hannah Patrick.

A long time restaurant in Surf City is closed for good.

Owner of Crabby Mike’s Douglas Dahlberg said he has closed his restaurant, because of construction on the new bridge.

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“This is my life from 12 years right here,” Dahlberg said.

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Dahlberg has spent those last 12 years running Crabby Mike’s in Surf City until now.

“We’re closed for good,” Dahlberg said.

Dahlberg said it all started about a month ago when he contacted the NC DOT about parking concerns because of construction.

“I called Chad Kimes,” Dahlberg said. “About halfway through the conversation, he dropped a bomb on me that they were going to acquire the building through condemnation and take the property, because they made a mistake.”


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