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Swimming alerts issued for two beach accesses on Topsail Island

On Tuesday, state officials say tests showed there are two beach accesses in Pender County with levels of bacteria exceeding the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality swimming standards.

Surf City fire chief says tropical storms causing increase in rip current rescues

Surf City ocean rescue has responded to more than a dozen rip current rescues in the last three days after seeing an increase in calls over the last two weeks.

3 people rescued from ocean in Surf City Friday morning

Ocean rescue crews rescued three people from the water Friday morning. 

Fire forces Surf City deli to close temporarily

A fire at a popular restaurant in Surf City is forcing the restaurant to close temporarily. 

Autumn with Topsail to draw thousands this weekend

Thousands are expected to head to Topsail Island this weekend for the annual Autumn with Topsail event. 

Giant labyrinth on Topsail Beach brings healing, joy to dozens

Many people go to the beach for several reasons, but Sand Artist, Jeffrey Walsh gave people a new one.

Retired landscape architect creates large sand labyrinth in Topsail Beach

Jeffrey Walsh posted on Facebook that he would be creating a massive labyrinth in the sand at Jolly Rogers Pier in Topsail Beach and invited people to come help and come walk it Wednesday morning. 

Topsail Beach Police urging caution after 62-year-old drowns

The Topsail Beach Police Chief is urging swimmers to be careful after a man drowned on Wednesday afternoon. 

Unfinished dunes have Surf City residents worried with Dorian coming

The town of Surf City told WWAY back in July that they were putting their dunes rebuilding project on hold until the sea turtle nesting season was completed. Now, with Hurricane Dorian off the coast residents are worried how it will impact their homes and businesses. 

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Town of Belville talks food trucks, Riverwalk upgrades, Mayfaire-esque town center

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Free COVID-19 testing site opening in New Hanover County

Starting Tuesday there will be a new way to get tested for COVID-19 in New Hanover County for free.

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court.

North Carolina to get nearly 3.2M BinaxNOW virus tests

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s sending nearly 3.2 million rapid coronavirus tests to North Carolina.