Bald Head Island
FIRST ON 3: Man's body washes up on Bald Head Island
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 03/17/2014 - 4:30pm.

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.

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BHI's Peck loses out on manager job in Florida, rankles residents again
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/17/2014 - 4:29pm.

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.

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Bald Head Island ferry that ran aground back running routes
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 10:47am.

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.

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UPDATE: Coast Guard rescues five from sailboat off Bald Head Island
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 8:58pm.

The Coast Guard successfully rescued five people Friday from a disabled sailboat about 30 miles southeast of Bald Head Island.

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Southport targets erosion caused by ferry wakes
Submitted by on Tue, 12/31/2013 - 10:10am.

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.

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BHI manager Peck finalist for Florida city job
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/24/2013 - 8:40am.

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.

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FIRST ON 3: BHI ferry moves to dry dock, captain keeping quiet
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 12/19/2013 - 11:53pm.

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.

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Attempt to move grounded ferry fails, injured passengers out of hospital
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 12/18/2013 - 5:27pm.

videoA day after a Bald Head Island ferry ran aground hurting more than a dozen people, the boat is still stranded on a sandbar. Meanwhile we are no closer to finding out who the captain was or what caused the grounding.

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BHI FERRY UPDATE: Ship ran aground, 13 passengers hurt
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/17/2013 - 11:45pm.

video A Bald Head Island ferry ran aground near Battery Island this morning, throwing passengers around the boat. The Coast Guard says 53 people were aboard the 64-foot Adventure around 9 a.m. heading from Southport to Bald Head Island. One passenger was flown to the hospital. Twelve others were taken to regional hospitals.

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Passengers describe Bald Head Island ferry crash
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 12/17/2013 - 11:12pm.

videoPassengers that boarded the 9 a.m. ferry to Bald Head Island never thought their 20-minute ride to would turn into a day-long ordeal. Now, those on board are sharing their stories of what happened.

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