Coast Guard pulls Lockwoods Folly buoys, tells mariners to sail ‘at their own risk’

Mariners being warned that navigational aids are "not currently reliable."

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BRUNSWICK COUNTY — The Coast Guard announced today it will be discontinuing operation of ten navigational buoys located in the Lockwoods Folly Inlet. The navigational aids are located in the inlet separating Oak Island from Holden Beach, where the Lockwoods Folly River empties into the Atlantic. The Coast Guard cited extensive shoaling, or deposits of […]