River Road parking lot closed. (Photo: Taylor Yakowenko/WWAY)
1 month 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.
Surf City (Photo: Hannah Patrick/ WWAY)
2 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.
Crews pushing sand in Surf City. (Photo: Town of Surf City)
3 months ago
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UPDATE: Crews halfway done pushing sand in Surf City

Surf City leaders say crews are about halfway done pushing sand after heavy rain and damage last fall.
Fred Burns was elected mayor of North Topsail Beach on Nov. 3, 2015. (Photo: Hannah Patrick/WWAY)
6 months ago
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N. Topsail Beach mayor-elect talks erosion, transparency, money

Newly elected Mayor Fred Burns is speaking out about his goals for the ongoing erosion in the town.
Beach accesses damaged by heavy rain and high tides. (Photo: Hannah Patrick/WWAY)
6 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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7 months ago
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Erosion to Hilton Head Island beaches will be short-lived

Authorities say sand swept off Hilton Head Island beaches by this month's damaging rains and storm surges will be more than offset by a $20 million beach renewal project already planned for next year.
High tides delay sandbag construction in North Topsail beach. (Courtesy: Cm Wiford)
7 months ago
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High tides delay sandbag construction

High tides are delaying some sand bag construction in North Topsail Beach.
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7 months ago
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Parking lot washing away, sandbags to come

North Topsail Beach town leaders are preparing an emergency plan for fast moving erosion on the north end.
Public forum decides fate of North Topsail Island
1 year ago
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Public forum decides fate of North Topsail Island

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 targets erosion caused by ferry wakes
2 years ago
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Southport targets erosion caused by ferry wakes

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.