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Study finds 93 NC beaches polluted enough to make you sick

Environment North Carolina found 93 of 209 North Carolina beaches sampled tested positive for fecal contamination on at least one test day.

New flag warns of jellyfish, stingrays on Outer Banks beach

Lifeguards on a beach in North Carolina’s Outer Banks have posted a new purple flag that is adorned with images of a jelly fish and a stringray.

Report: SC officer struck person lying on the beach with patrol car

A 69-year-old Murrells Inlet woman was hit by an Horry County police car while lying on the beach in the Garden City area, according to an incident report released June 2.
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Local beach towns: Where you can go and what you can do

If you plan on heading out to the beach this weekend, where can you go and what can you do?
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Mayor: Public parking to reopen in Surf City with hopes to spread out beach...

The warm weather pulled people outside over the weekend to soak up the sun, but Surf City Mayor Doug Medlin says things were a little too crowded there.

Multitudes of uncollected seashells in NC amid tourist ban

The lack of tourists in North Carolina’s Outer Banks during the coronavirus pandemic has been creating large piles of uncollected seashells.
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Fleeing virus for resort homes, some find welcome mat yanked

Some city folk have been fleeing to their second homes in resort areas to ride out the coronavirus outbreak. But neighbors in many of those places are yanking the welcome mat, fearing infection and an overwhelming of already stretched resources.

More than $2.9M approved to restore Bald Head Island beach

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $2.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane and tropical storm related beach damage.

Army Corps to award 2 Pender Co. beaches $237M for storm damage

The Army Corps of Engineers will award $281 million to a North Carolina city and county heavily impacted by Hurricanes Matthew and Florence.

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