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Bald Head Island

Army Corps of Engineers seeks comment on Bald Head Island terminal groin

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The Army Corps of Engineers is looking for public input on possibly building a terminal groin at Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Coast Guard rescues 10 boaters southeast of Bald Head Island

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The Coast Guard rescued 10 people Thursday after their 22-foot pontoon boat the people were on started taking on water southeast of Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Search continues for body of swimmer missing since Saturday

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videoThe search continues for the body of a swimmer who went missing Saturday at Carolina Beach. Now the SABLE and Brunswick County Sheriff's helicopters have joined in the search. Full story...
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Coast Guard completes 13-hour tow of disabled boat off Bald Head Island

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Henry Fischer, aboard the 33-foot sport fishing boat Atlanta, contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center watchstanders at approximately 5:15 p.m. Wednesday requesting assistance after his boat lost steering. Full story...
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Quarter-cent sales tax increase fails in Brunswick County, BHI approves beach bond

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There will be no quarter-cent sales tax increase in Brunswick County, but voters in Bald Head Island did approve bonds to protect the island's beaches. Full story...
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Owners of Bald Head ferry that went aground want claims heard by same judge

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The owners of the Bald Head Island ferry that went aground near Southport in December have filed a motion in federal court that seeks to have any claims against them heard in one forum. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Body found on BHI identified as missing Southport man

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videoAn autopsy has determined a body found on Bald Head Island is a missing Southport man. Southport Police Chief Jerry Dove says dental records confirmed the body is Adam Muhammad. The 22-year-old went missing in mid February. Full story...
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Autopsy for body found on Bald Head Island postponed

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videoIt will be at least another day until investigators know the identity of a body that washed ashore Monday in Brunswick County. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Man's body washes up on Bald Head Island

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video The body of a man washed up on Bald Head Island this morning. Southport Police Chief Jerry Dove says he got a call around 7:30 a.m. about a body washed up near the Bald Head Island Marina and beach access No. 7. Full story...
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BHI's Peck loses out on manager job in Florida, rankles residents again

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video It looks like Bald Head Island Village Manager Calvin Peck will keep his current job for the time being after losing out on a chance at another manager job in Florida. Full story...
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Bald Head Island ferry that ran aground back running routes

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videoThe Bald Head Island ferry that ran aground last month is back on the water. A spokeswoman for Bald Head Island Limited says the ferry Adventure was cleared to go back in service last Thursday, but today is the first day it is running routes. Full story...
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UPDATE: Coast Guard rescues five from sailboat off Bald Head Island

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The Coast Guard successfully rescued five people Friday from a disabled sailboat about 30 miles southeast of Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Southport targets erosion caused by ferry wakes

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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. Full story...
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BHI manager Peck finalist for Florida city job

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videoBald Head Island Village Manager Calvin Peck is a finalist for a city manager job in Florida, according to a newspaper in the Sunshine State. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: BHI ferry moves to dry dock, captain keeping quiet

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videoA Bald Head Island ferry is again on dry land, but off a sand bar. And we're learning more about the man who was reportedly in charge of the vessel when it ran aground Tuesday. Full story...
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