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Environment North Carolina found 93 of 209 North Carolina beaches sampled tested positive for fecal contamination on at least one test day.
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.
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.
If you plan on heading out to the beach this weekend, where can you go and what can you do?
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.
The lack of tourists in North Carolina’s Outer Banks during the coronavirus pandemic has been creating large piles of uncollected seashells.
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.
The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $2.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane and tropical storm related beach damage.
The Army Corps of Engineers will award $281 million to a North Carolina city and county heavily impacted by Hurricanes Matthew and Florence.