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WWAY INVESTIGATION: Is beach renourishment worth the money?

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videoSurf, sand and sun are big draws for southeastern North Carolina. In fact, our beaches keep much of our economy afloat, but they take a lot of maintenance. Full story...
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More money going to Oak Island beach nourishment

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videoOak Island will get help from Brunswick County for beach erosion abatement and nourishment. Tuesday night, Brunswick County commissioners approved a request for $166,666 each year for three years. According to the action agenda item for the request, the state already gave the town $1.7 million for the project that's set to start in February. Full story...
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Officials in N. Topsail meet about sandbags plan

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videoOfficials in North Topsail Beach met Wednesday night to figure out how to pay for several super sized sandbags on the north end of the island. Full story...
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Public forum decides fate of North Topsail Island

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videoWashing away ... that's what some Topsail Beach homeowners are afraid of. Town Council made a decision on the future of property on the North end of Topsail Island Thursday night. Full story...
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Dog friendly Oak Island may ban the animals during the summer

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videoA North Carolina beach that has made a name for itself by allowing dogs is considering limits on when the animals can run in the sand. The StarNews of Wilmington reports that the Oak Island Town Council will consider a ban on dogs on the beach during daytime hours. Full story...
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Surfers save swimmer at Wrightsville Beach

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videoScary and lucky moments for a swimmer in Wrightsville beach Wednesday. Charles Crews said he learned just how strong rip currents can be and what it feels like to be caught in one. Full story...
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Carolina Beach changes rules for dogs on beach

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video Carolina Beach Town Council votes to ban dogs on the beach during summer season. Full story...
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Carolina Beach looks to change beach rules for pets

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videoPet owners wanting to take their furry friends for a walk on the sand may have some new rules to follow next year. Town Council will take a look at the ordinance which permits pets on the beach in hopes of creating consistency between Carolina Beach and Kure Beach rules. Full story...
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Nice weather booms business

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videoMother nature finally took a break from that wet and rainy weather this past month, and beach business couldn't be better. Full story...
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Topsail Beach among top uncrowded beaches on east coast

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Think beaches in our area are too crowded? Well, believe it or not, one of the best uncrowded beaches is right here. Full story...
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