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4 weeks ago
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NC tourism leaders file brief defending public’s right to use NC’s beaches

A private lawsuit could threaten North Carolina beach tourism, at least that's what a pair of tourism organizations said.
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2 months ago
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Several Outer Banks beaches to be widened in 2017

Officials say plans to widen several Outer Banks beaches next year will come with a lower overall price tag but with extra expenses to protect sea turtles.
Surf City Stop Sign (Photo: Allan Libby)
3 months ago
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ONLY ON 3: Stop sign warns against littering the beach

As the busy season gets underway, one beach town is seeing some unusual warning signs about littering.
River Road parking lot closed. (Photo: Taylor Yakowenko/WWAY)
5 months ago
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N. Topsail Beach leaders to hold special meeting to discuss geotube

The Town of North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday.
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6 months ago
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Proposed rule could eliminate some coastal building permits

The Coastal Resource Commission is proposing a new rule that could save Surf City homeowners some time and money.
Fort Fisher Aquarium Director explains factors that may have caused the increased number of sharks bites in North Carolina during 2015.  (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
7 months ago
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Several factors to blame for record shark attacks in 2015

Fort Fisher Aquarium Director explains factors that may have caused the increased number of sharks bites in North Carolina during 2015.
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8 months ago
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Beach access signs get facelift

In Carolina Beach, the beach accesses are getting a bit of a face lift. The town has already started putting up new access signs and will continue until all the accesses match.
Freeman Park beach access will be limited in some areas due to beach renourishment (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
9 months ago
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Freeman Park annual passes go on sale December 1

The 2016 Freeman Park annual permits will go on sale December 1 for a discounted price.
Beach accesses damaged by heavy rain and high tides. (Photo: Hannah Patrick/WWAY)
10 months ago
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Crews repairing damaged Surf City beach accesses

Surf city town leaders are rebuilding some of the public beach accesses damaged from heavy rain and high tides.
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10 months ago
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Freeman Park cleaner and less crowded this summer

Thursday night the Freeman Park Committee held its last meeting of the season to get an update on how things went with the new rules and higher rates.