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Beach Erosion

Power, water cut to 4 homes due to erosion at Oak Island

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video Several homes on the edge of the ocean at Oak Island are due to get larger sand bags to help with erosion, but town officials say that might be too little too late. Full story...
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N. Topsail officials meet after storm causes damaging erosion

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videoThe North Topsail Beach Board of Alderman met Monday to discuss the continuing need for super-sized sand bags on the north end of the island, following a stormy night that forced officials to cut off power and water. Several homes were also evacuated in the area due to the erosion from the storm. 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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Regulators approve terminal groin for Bald Head Island

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videoState regulators have given approval for a terminal groin off of Bald Head Island. Full story...
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N. Topsail officials meet to discuss 'super sized' sandbag revetment

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video North Topsail town officials held a special meeting to discuss a project that could help with beach erosion on the north end of the town. Full story...
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High tides could wash out some holiday plans at Freeman Park

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video High tides could wash out some Labor Day plans at one area beach. The Town of Carolina Beach says during high tides some parts of Freeman Park are completely impassable, as water comes all the way up to the sand dunes. Full story...
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Army Corps of Engineers seeks comment on Bald Head Island terminal groin

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The Army Corps of Engineers is looking for public input on possibly building a terminal groin at Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Latest winter storm leaving mark on area beaches

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videoFour consecutive days of wind and rain have taken a toll on area beaches. The force of Mother Nature is in full effect as the storm surge has pushed in sweeping about two to three feet of sand out to sea from Kure Beach. Full story...
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Surf City receives significant beach damage from storm

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Coastal Storm Damage: The coastal storm occurring March 6th and 7th has left many areas of the Surf City beach strand with significant dune escarpments, damage to crossovers and stairs leading to the beach, as well as related debris on the beach strand. Full story...
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Oak Island crews collect sea oats seeds to protect the dunes

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video Volunteers are helping the Town of Oak Island collect sea oats seeds that will allow the town to continue replenishing their dunes. This helps to guard against major water damage during storms. Full story...
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