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Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/13/2015 - 1:40am.READ MORE:
Surf, 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...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Thu, 02/12/2015 - 4:40pm.READ MORE:
About 6 months ago, beach erosion threatened almost 40 homes on the north end of North Topsail Beach, but the town manager says after a record-fast emergency plan, those homes are now safe. Full story...
Submitted by Taylor Yakowenko on Tue, 02/10/2015 - 5:56pm.READ MORE:
A $3 million dredging contract - that is what the town of Oak Island is hoping to approve at tonight's council meeting. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:39pm.READ MORE:
Oak 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...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:06pm.READ MORE:
US Representative-elect David Rouzer stopped in the Port City Wednesday to discuss the priorities of the Cape Fear region with Wilmington city leaders. Full story...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:19pm.READ MORE:
US House Representative-elect David Rouzer stopped in Topsail Beach Thursday to take a tour of a beach renourishment project that has been five years in the making. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:43pm.READ MORE:
Federal and state funding for beach renourishment and other projects are dwindling. Local leaders are forced to find a way to make up for that money. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:13pm.READ MORE:
Labor Day is the unofficial kick-off to the fall campaign season. Today at Wrightsville Beach, one Congressional candidate got an early start by getting some feedback from area mayors. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:00pm.READ MORE:
The long holiday weekend means more time in the sand, and this summer there's more sand at Wrightsville Beach thanks to an off-season dredging project. But the threat of a tropical storm or hurricane off our coast could threaten all the work. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 2:25pm.READ MORE:
Work to replenish sand at Wrightsville Beach will last longer than expected. Wrightsville Beach Town Manager Tim Owens says the contractor handling the dredging project and the Army Corps of Engineers have asked for an extension to finish the work. Full story...