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Monday, June 14, 2021
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Flyers stoke debate over reopening the Outer Banks

A flyer that’s being place on parked cars along part of North Carolina’s coast is telling visitors to go home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Sunset Beach to close beach strand, stop short and long term rentals

You will soon no longer be allowed on the beach in Sunset Beach, according to a release by the town Monday morning.

Study: 2018 tourism up in all NC counties despite Florence impact

Gov. Roy Cooper announced that our state saw record visitor spending in 2018 with increases in all 100 counties.

Universal says it’s doubling Orlando resort size with 4th park

Universal Orlando officials say the resort is doubling in size with plans for a fourth theme park, but they are offering almost no information on when it will open, what it will hold or how much they're spending.

Aquarium closes because of mechanical issues

The NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher closed to the public this morning because of mechanical issues with the main building chiller.

Battleship North Carolina adds new public area

A new area on the Battleship North Carolina is open daily to visitors.

Freeman Park restrictions frustrate beach visitors

Some vehicles were allowed on Freeman Park Sunday, a day after the town of Carolina Beach closed all vehicle traffic to prevent overcrowding.  

Second Helping OIB puts vacation leftovers to use for people in need

Some food for thought for vacationers in our area: Have you ever rented a beach house, stocked up on food and at the end of the week did not know what to do with what was left?

Long-distance trip: NASA opening space station to visitors

NASA announced Friday that it will open the International Space Station to private astronauts, with the first visit as early as next year.

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Local Israelis and Palestinians on Netanyahu ousting

With 12 years of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu coming to a close and the rise of a new coalition of political groups across the spectrum, local Israelis and Palestinians are holding their breath.

Wrightsville Beach firefighters raising money for training center in honor of Jeremy Owens

Wrightsville Beach Volunteer Firefighters are raising money to honor a member of the team who died in November.

Southport Howe Street project entering final stages of road construction

Road construction is still ongoing along Howe Street in Southport, six months after the sewer line replacement project began. 

Vaccinated visitors soon can take off masks at Disney World

It will soon be a lot easier to see smiles again at Walt Disney World in Florida. Starting Tuesday, face masks will be optional for theme park visitors who are vaccinated.