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11 months ago
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North Topsail Beach residents owe $1.4 million for sandbags

Some homeowners in North Topsail Beach are mad because the town says they now owe a lot of money for sandbags. Those homeowners could have to pay between $30,000 and $60,000 each.
High tides delay sandbag construction in North Topsail beach. (Courtesy: Cm Wiford)
12 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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1 year ago
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Coastal commission to change sandbag rules

The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission met today to discuss topics including sandbags used to help maintain our shores.
Property owners responsible for sandbags
2 years ago
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Property owners responsible for sandbags

The North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen decided to pass along some of the sandbag costs to homeowners at a meeting Wednesday night.
Officials in N. Topsail meet about sandbags plan
2 years ago
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Officials in N. Topsail meet about sandbags plan

Officials in North Topsail Beach met Wednesday night to figure out how to pay for several super sized sandbags on the north end of the island.
Continued beach erosion exposes more sandbags at The Riggings
4 years ago
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Continued beach erosion exposes more sandbags at The Riggings

With beach renourishment way overdue, residents at a Pleasure Island condo complex say the sandbags protecting their homes have been more exposed than they normally are.
N. Topsail Beach uses sandbags to combat severe erosion
4 years ago
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N. Topsail Beach uses sandbags to combat severe erosion

Topsail Reef is at the mercy of Mother Nature. The eight buildings, housing 240 homes needed protection from some major erosion, caused by a combination of Hurricane Irene, winter storms and high tides. The condo complex elected to have sandbags installed as a temporary fix.
NC Coastal Resources Commission says sandbags must be removed
6 years ago
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NC Coastal Resources Commission says sandbags must be removed

Sandbags are the last line of defense for many beach front homeowners, but the North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission says they have to go. The removal of the sandbags in Kure Beach is a very sensitive subject.