High tides are delaying some sand bag construction in North Topsail Beach.
North Topsail Beach town leaders are preparing an emergency plan for fast moving erosion on the north end.
Washing away ... that's what some Topsail Beach homeowners are afraid of. Town Council made a decision on the future of property on the North end of Topsail Island Thursday night.
Southport resident Dora Loflin says it starts with the first ferry of the day at about 6 a.m. with a slapping sound that gradually turns into giant claps.
In the wake of Irene, beaches in our area are showing signs of erosion. Residents in Wrightsville Beach however, say the storm this weekend caused no significant damage to the sand dunes.