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SC Statehouse beach fight: Should towns have free parking?

The latest round in the longtime fight between people in South Carolina who can afford to live at the beach and people who want to visit is over free beach parking.

Crowds swarm Oak Island over Labor Day weekend

A month after being devastated by Hurricane Isaias, Oak Island is seeing beach-goers return

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.

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?

Mayor: Public parking to reopen in Surf City with hopes to spread out beach crowds

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.

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.

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NCDHHS says 50% of NC adults vaccinated against COVID-19

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says more than 50% of adults 18 and older in the state have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Part of River Road closed due to gas leak in New Hanover County

A portion of River Road in New Hanover County is closed due to a gas leak. 

Hoggard High’s spirit rocks repainted after controversial statements appear on it

Controversial statements recently painted on the spirit rock at Hoggard High School in Wilmington raised concerns for some parents, which were brought up during a school board meeting this week.

Law enforcement increases patrols at Wilmington park following shooting

People are returning to a popular Wilmington park and law enforcement is stepping up patrols where shots rang out Wednesday evening on a basketball court.