"I'd hate to see that," Gervase said. "I really would, but I look at other towns that have done that and I can't help but think maybe they've gone along the same path and they're just a couple years ahead of us."
Holden Beach kicked off vacation season with the annual Days at the Docks this weekend.
More than 50 arts & crafts vendors lined up under the bridge. A dozen food vendors set up and provided plenty of fried treats.