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Topsail Beach

NY man drowns at Topsail Beach

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According to the Topsail Beach Police Department a 55-year-old New York man drowned Sunday afternoon off of Topsail Beach. Full story...
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Topsail Island economy showing signs of recovery

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video The Topsail Island businesses have had consecutive down years since the 2008 recession but business owners may now have more to smile about than the sunshine. Full story...
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Man with Parkinson's drowns at Topsail Beach

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Topsail Beach Police say a man with Parkinson's disease drowned in the ocean early yesterday morning. Full story...
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Sea turtle recovers after trip to Raleigh for special surgery

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video Summer is in full swing, and that means it's busy season at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital in Topsail Beach. The facility is full of turtles in need of help. And one in particular just got some special attention. We told you yesterday about an injured sea turtle taken to Raleigh for surgery. Today, we stopped by the hospital to check on patient. Full story...
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Surf City comes up short on beach water quality report

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video The Natural Resources Defense Council released its annual water quality report today. The survey looks at 200 popular beach spots nationwide. Of the six rated locally, one scored significantly lower than the others. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Some sea turtle nests destroyed, others hatched during Irene

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video When you think of Topsail Island, you just might think of sea turtles. While humans on the island continue to clean up in the wake of Hurricane Irene, there's concern about the turtles that have been waiting to hatch on the island. Full story...
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Topsail Beach damage estimated at $1 million

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Although Hurricane Irene hit beach communities like Topsail Island pretty hard, there are not many reports of major damage. Full story...
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Topsail Beach 5:15 p.m.

WWAY NewsChannel 3's Katie Harden reports from Topsail Beach

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Pender Co. prepares for Irene as tourists decide what to do

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video The threat of the Hurricane Irene has people keeping a close eye on the storm, including vacationers and emergency management in Pender County. Full story...
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Volunteers try to protect sea turtle nests from predators searching for meal

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video Topsail Beach has been busy this summer, and not just with tourists. Sea turtles have been making their way to the beach to lay their eggs, but now the are facing some hardships. The hatchlings must first survive their incubation period, which is sometimes compromised by natural predators, like foxes and coyotes, who love a tasty snack. Full story...
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Visitors say Pender wildfires no reason to cancel holiday beach plans

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video Crews fighting wildfires in Pender County set controlled burns today to try and get rid of fuel for the flames. Many folks traveling to the area may be worried if their holiday plans will be ruined because of the fire and smoke. But tourists who have already made their way to the area say there is nothing to worry about. Full story...
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Sea turtles rehabbed and returned to the sea

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videoIt was an exciting morning at Topsail Beach where hundreds of people gathered to say goodbye to some of the area’s most cherished visitors. Full story...
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Topsail recall bill passes Senate

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The North Carolina Senate has given final approval to a bill that would let voters in Topsail Beach recall town leaders. Full story...
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Second wave of mystery pelican deaths hits Topsail Beach

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The American Bird Conservancy says a second wave of mysterious pelican injuries and deaths has occurred in the past several weeks at Topsail Island following earlier incidents about six months ago in which about 250 pelicans died as a result of still-undetermined causes. Full story...
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More dead, injured pelicans along Topsail Beach

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video It looks like it's happening once again. More dead and injured pelicans have washed ashore Topsail Beach. Deborah Woody, a volunteer with the Possumwood Acres Wildlife Santuary says in the past two weeks alone, there have been more than 20 dead and injured pelicans found along the beach. Full story...
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