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Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 3:26pm.READ MORE:
The Cape Fear River is both an environmental resource and an economic engine in our area. A meeting today continued the discussion about how best to protect and regulate the mouth of the river and the area around it. Full story...
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 07/19/2013 - 3:59pm.READ MORE:
A bill passed in the Senate today puts major restrictions on permanent terminal groins along the coast. Other regulations have to do with the maintenance of these structures. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 1:49pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Mon, 12/03/2012 - 6:15pm.READ MORE:
Strong winds and high tides typically affect the North Carolina coastline, especially during hurricane season. But the effects on the beach near Fort Caswell have been especially rough this year. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 4:54pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 10/26/2012 - 9:40pm.READ MORE:
Gov. Bev Perdue has declared a state of emergency for eastern North Carolina as Hurricane Sandy heads north. Meanwhile, the Cape Fear Coast is getting ready. One area in particular is hoping to reduce a big problem from hurricanes past. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 10/26/2012 - 4:14pm.READ MORE:
Beach erosion is common in many coastal communities. However, in North Topsail Beach the erosion has become so severe it is threatening to wash an entire neighborhood into the Atlantic Ocean. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 10/05/2012 - 3:11pm.READ MORE:
With beach renourishment way overdue, residents at a Pleasure Island condo complex say the sandbags protecting their homes have been more exposed than they normally are. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/14/2012 - 3:16pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 04/30/2012 - 9:38pm.READ MORE:
Topsail Reef is at the mercy of Mother Nature. The eight buildings, housing 240 homes needed protection from some major erosion, caused by a combination of Hurricane Irene, winter storms and high tides. The condo complex elected to have sandbags installed as a temporary fix. Full story...