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Authorities: Shark bites boy surfing at Atlantic Beach

Authorities say an 11-year-old boy was bitten by a shark as he surfed near Fort Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach.

Shark bites teen at NC beach

Atlantic Beach Fire Chief Adam Snyder confirms emergency crews responded to a call for a shark bite Saturday shortly before 3 p.m.

Army Corps of Engineers seeks comment on Holden Beach Terminal Groin

The US Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public hearing next month to get feedback on plans for a terminal groin off Holden Beach.

Business, visitors talk about impact of NC shark bites

There have been eight shark bites or attacks in North Carolina this summer, and people are wondering if those attacks have impacted tourism.

Ana leaves behind 12+ lbs. of pot

More than 12 pounds of pot - 12.35 pounds to be exact - washed up on the main part of Atlantic Beach, according to Atlantic Beach Police Chief Jeff Harvey.

Man must pay back $288k for fake boat distress call

videoA man who made a fake "mayday" call to the Coast Guard last year is heading to prison. A federal judge today sentenced Homer Lewis Blackburn of Atlantic Beach to 18 months in prison. He will also have to pay $288,390.80 to cover the cost of the Oct. 8, 2013, hoax.

Coast Guard brings in sick woman off NC coast

The Coast Guard has flown a woman ashore who became ill on a boat about 14 miles southwest of Atlantic Beach.

National Weather Service confirms tornado in Atlantic Beach

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Atlantic Beach. It was an EF2 tornado, and had wind speeds between 111 to 135 mph, according to the NWS.

Atlantic Beach residents to pay for beach parking

Atlantic Beach plans to charge town residents and visitors to park near the ocean.

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