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Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 4:20pm.READ MORE:
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. Full story...
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 8:31am.READ MORE:
A state senator is suggesting that money from higher boat registration fees should be used to pay for dredging North Carolina's coastal inlets. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/22/2013 - 4:01pm.READ MORE:
The US Army Corps of Engineers began dredging the Carolina Beach Inlet today at the north end of Freeman Park. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 4:09pm.READ MORE:
The start to a new dredging project at Bald Head Island will have to wait a little longer. The Village of Bald Head Island says the dredge has arrived, but the contractor doing the work for the Army Corps of Engineers is waiting on a pipe to be shipped. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 10:35am.READ MORE:
A convicted felon is in jail after police say he set fire to a historical home on Richard Switch Road. Jamie Early Barton is facing a slew of charges and is being held without bond. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/03/2012 - 3:19pm.READ MORE:
It looks like federal money for beach renourishment hasn't dried up yet. Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-7th District) announced today millions of dollars for renourishment at Carolina Beach and Kure Beach, as well as for dredging the Wilmington Harbor, which will help Bald Head Island. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/28/2012 - 12:51pm.READ MORE:
The New River Inlet Channel Realignment Project has begun on the north end of North Topsail Beach. The project will widen and deepen the New River Inlet Channel, and the sand from the channel will be placed on the northern 1.7 miles of the beach. Full story...
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 07/25/2012 - 11:30am.READ MORE:
Leaders from both Kure Beach and Carolina Beach met this morning with New Hanover County Commissioners. The purpose of the special meeting was to discuss issues important to all communities, from dredging to smoking on the beach. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 9:44pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 2:46pm.READ MORE:
With all the jobs in our area that rely on the beaches and waterways, dredging is a big deal. The Army Corps of Engineers just received hurricane supplement money to start restoring channels damaged during Hurricane Irene. Full story...