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Beach Renourishment

Topsail Beach renourishment to wait for end of hurricane season

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Hurricane Earl and the rest of the hurricane season can have a huge impact on beach erosion. Topsail Beach is planning a big beach renourishment project at the end of the year, which is also the end of hurricane and turtle nesting seasons. Full story...
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Justice pulls Topsail Beach recall bill after Soles drops support

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Citing numerous complaints from Topsail Beach residents stemming from a controversy about beach renourishment, Rep. Carolyn Justice filed a bill to let voters recall public officials in the town. Full story...
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Dredging starts along Cape Fear Coast

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Carolina, Kure, Ocean Isle and Wrightsville Beaches are getting a facelift. Full story...
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Debate rages on in Topsail Beach

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videoA meeting that went late into the night dealt a blow to those hoping for more sand. Residents and homeowners at the beach are begging for more sand, but it comes at a heavy price.

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Topsail Beach renourishment project voted down

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videoIt was a full house at Wednesday night's Topsail Beach Commission Meeting. The issue: Whether to proceed with a $12 million beach renourishment project.

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Large crowd expected to weigh in on Topsail Beach renourishment

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The Topsail Beach Board of Commissioners meet Wednesday night to discuss a beach nourishment project. At stake is whether the project will take place at all.

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Southeastern North Carolina to see $24 million in federal money

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Twenty-four million of our federal dollars will be coming back to southeastern North Carolina for waterway and beach projects. The most money, more than eleven million dollars, is for dredging the Cape Fear River.

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$3 million to go toward Wrightsville Beach renourishment

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Wrightsville Beach is getting $3 million for beach renourishment. The New Hanover County commissioners voted Tuesday night to allocate one and half million dollars of the county's room occupancy tax to renourishment.

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Saving beaches of high concern

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Beach renourishment is high on the priority list for our representatives in Washington. Congressman Mike McIntyre has asked for more $6 million in federal renourishment money for Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender counties.

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New Hanover and Brunswick County beaches getting federal funding

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Some New Hanover and Brunswick County beaches are getting federal funding to help combat erosion. The counties will get a total of nine million federal dollars to re-nourish their beaches.

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Topsail Island renourishment study

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videoSome experts say sand re-nourishment may not be the solution to beach erosion on North Topsail Island.

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Nags Head voters reject funding for beach nourishment

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Voters in Nags Head have said "no" to spending money on a beach nourishment project. Unofficial results from the Dare County Board of Elections say the measure was defeated by 154 votes. Full story...
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