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Drill gives agencies chance to practice response to active shooter

videoThe WPD SWAT team raided the US Army Corps of Engineers building this morning. It was not for real, but for an active shooter training exercise. Organizers say it's practice they hope they never need to use.

Wrightsville Beach dredging project likely to last into mid-June

videoWork to replenish sand at Wrightsville Beach will last longer than expected. Wrightsville Beach Town Manager Tim Owens says the contractor handling the dredging project and the Army Corps of Engineers have asked for an extension to finish the work.

County Commission approves funding for Carolina Beach renourishment, passes on moving up Kure Beach...

videoNew Hanover County will chip in nearly $2 million for beach renourishment at Carolina Beach, but commissioners tonight took no action on a plan to move up a project for Kure Beach.

$9M dredging project getting Wrightsville Beach ready for summer, hurricane season

videoBeaches are a huge economic engine for our area, but they need constant maintenance and repair. Today we got a look at how that happens.

Federal government checking NC forest wetlands

Two federal agencies are investigating whether managers at North Carolina State University's massive Hofmann Forest illegally drained wetlands.

State, feds reach long-term dredging agreement

videoState and federal officials have finalized an agreement to again allow dredging in North Carolina's coastal waters so fishing and transportation vessels can more easily move through shallow inlets and channels.

Army Corps officer relieved of command

The US Army Corps of Engineers has relieved the commander of its Huntington District while it investigates allegations of misconduct.

Area beaches and waterways get $24.5M in federal funds

The State Port of Wilmington, several area beaches and the Intracoastal Waterway are getting some help in the form of federal funding.

Carolina Beach Inlet dredging underway

videoThe US Army Corps of Engineers began dredging the Carolina Beach Inlet today at the north end of Freeman Park.

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