N. Topsail dredging continues with minor extension
The Town of North Topsail Beach will continue pumping sand on the beach until May 10, as it waits for another extension from the Army Corps of Engineers. Fri, 05/01/2015 - 10:32am
N. Topsail officials remove tons of rocks, visitors find ocean gems
The town of North Topsail Beach is closing parts of the beach while they try to remove tons of rocks from their beaches before May. "Well I stubbed my toe yesterday and my toenail came off," Visitor Lukas Richardson said. Rocks ranging from one to six inches in diameter cover North Topsail Beach. Wed, 04/01/2015 - 9:48pm
WWAY INVESTIGATION: Is beach renourishment worth the money?
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. Fri, 02/13/2015 - 5:40am
David Rouzer tours beach renourishment project
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. Thu, 12/04/2014 - 8:19pm
Beach leaders meet to talk future
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. Fri, 10/17/2014 - 4:43pm
Rouzer’s roundtable launches start of fall battle with Barfield
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. Sat, 08/30/2014 - 2:13am
Wrightsville Beach dredging project likely to last into mid-June
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. Tue, 05/20/2014 - 6:25pm
$9M dredging project getting Wrightsville Beach ready for summer, hurricane season
Beaches are a huge economic engine for our area, but they need constant maintenance and repair. Today we got a look at how that happens. Fri, 04/25/2014 - 9:31pm
State, feds reach long-term dredging agreement
State 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. Tue, 12/10/2013 - 4:01pm
State budget would change environmental commissions
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. Wed, 07/24/2013 - 12:49pm