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Water quality swimming advisory issued for beach access in Pender County

An advisory against swimming was posted on Wednesday at an ocean-side site in Pender County, where state officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards.

Living shoreline construction begins on Topsail Island

The Town of Topsail Beach is partnering with the North Carolina Coastal Federation to install four living shoreline demonstration projects to reduce soundside erosion and maintain valuable fisheries habitat.

State awards first ever Resilient Coastal Communities Program grants

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Coastal Management (DCM) is awarding grants to 25 communities for technical assistance in risk assessment and resilience planning work. 

Topsail Beach bans driving on the beach

Topsail Beach is no longer allowing cars on the beach. The town normally allows drivers to purchase permits for their four wheel drives for fishing only during the winter.

Topsail Beach gets $2.5M reimbursement for Dorian-related damage

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved more than $2.5 million to reimburse the Town of Topsail Beach for costs following Hurricane Dorian.

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?

Texas man killed in Topsail Beach by falling pipe

A truck driver from Castroville, Texas died in Topsail Beach Monday after a large pipe he was delivering fell and crushed him.

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.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Capsized boat removed from Topsail Beach

A capsized boat had to be removed from the water in Topsail Beach Monday. 

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