David Rouzer tours beach renourishment project
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:19pm.

videoUS 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.

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Beach leaders meet to talk future
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:43am.

video 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.

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Rouzer's roundtable launches start of fall battle with Barfield
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 08/29/2014 - 9:13pm.

videoLabor 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.

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Wrightsville Beach dredging project likely to last into mid-June
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 1:25pm.

videoWork 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.

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$9M dredging project getting Wrightsville Beach ready for summer, hurricane season
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 4:31pm.

videoBeaches are a huge economic engine for our area, but they need constant maintenance and repair. Today we got a look at how that happens.

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State, feds reach long-term dredging agreement
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/10/2013 - 11:01am.

videoState and federal officials have finalized an agreement to again allow dredging in North Carolina's coastal waters so fishing and transportation vessels can more easily move through shallow inlets and channels.

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State budget would change environmental commissions
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 07/24/2013 - 7:49am.

The proposed North Carolina budget would change the way two environmental commissions operate, ending the terms of nearly all the members on both the Environmental Management Commission and the Coastal Resources Commission by July 31.

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Area beaches and waterways get $24.5M in federal funds
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 3:56pm.

The State Port of Wilmington, several area beaches and the Intracoastal Waterway are getting some help in the form of federal funding.

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Carolina Beach dredging, renewal project nears end
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 4:27pm.

video After weeks of construction, crews in Carolina Beach are working hard to finish dredging and the beach renourishment by next week.

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House bill would restrict species from commercial fishing, raise recreational license fees
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 4:20pm.

video Commercial fishing is a $180 million industry in North Carolina. Now a bill in the state House could filet a chunk of commercial fishing And turn it over to recreational anglers.

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