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Offshore drilling could cause headaches

video It's something you don't see now, but you could in the future: oil tankers going back and forth along the beach. President Obama lifted a ban on offshore drilling along the eastern seaboard.

$24.5 Million for Southeastern NC Beaches, Inlets, Intracoastal Waterway, and Wilmington Port

US Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $24,543,000 in federal funds have been secured for the Southeastern North Carolina beaches and inlets, the Intracoastal waterway, and the Wilmington Port.

Out-of-towners enjoy the beach for first day of summer

videoBring on the lazy days of summer. The season has officially begun. With temperatures soaring into the 90’s all weekend, it was easy to tell. WWAY's Margo Gray talked with folks who found the best place to cool off.

Remembering the importance of sunscreen

videoLiving at the coast, most of us know the joys of being outside in the sunshine. But we don't always remember how important it is to slather on the sunscreen.

Lawmakers want structures to keep shoreline sand from washing away

State lawmakers said coastal regulators should allow waterfront communities to build permanent structures to keep shoreline sand from washing away.

Ocean Isle Beach bans cabanas

A popular way to bask in the shade has been banned in ocean isle beach. The town's five commissioners voted unanimously to ban cabanas from the seven-mile strand of beach.

Man drowns at Ocean Isle Beach

For the second time in a week a local beach has had to deal with one of its patrons drowning.

NC beach named America’s best

For the first time, a North Carolina beach has taken the number one spot on America's Best Beaches List.

A silent danger for swimmers at Carolina Beach

Thousands of vacationers have hit the beach, but there is something lurking underwater you should be aware of before jumping into the ocean. Carolina Beach lifeguards rescued about fifty people from the ocean Memorial Day weekend.

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