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Lawsuit brings focus to deadly cost of commerce: Dredging the Wilmington harbor kills sea turtles

A hopper dredge pulls material into its hull in 2013 in the USACE New England district. Note: The appearance of U.S....

City gets almost everything it wants in Riverfront Park, possibility of river access uncertain

The city originally planned to construct a 240-foot long floating dock alongside the Riverwalk to provide river access to Riverfront Park,...

Battle against earth-moving forces ends at Snows Cut Park. Erosion wins

Playground equipment and other manmade additions to the bluffs of Snows Cut will soon be decommissioned, following an ultimatum from New...

Funding for Wilmington-area beach nourishment disappears at last minute; local leaders shocked

A shoreline nourishment project is underway at Carolina Beach in 2019, with Wrightsville Beach seen in the distance. Funds for upcoming...

Army Corps looks to cut costs, eliminate restricted dredging timeline at Wilmington port

The MV Hyundai Hope cargo ship makes its way to the Port of Wilmington in May, which at the time was...

Corps of Engineers may discontinue Cape Fear dam management, what will it mean for drinking water?

SOUTHEASTERN, N.C. --- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking into discontinuing its monitoring efforts at three regional dams. Lock and Dam No. 1...
The Lockwoods Folly Inlet will be dredged in January by the USACE (Port City Daily photo/COURTESY GOOGLE)

Oak Island asks to benefit from future dredgings of Lockwoods Folly Inlet

BRUNSWICK COUNTY --- Dredging of inlets is a common occurrence around Southeastern N.C., and the benefits to dredging extend further than allowing easier navigation...

Carolina Beach recycling Christmas trees to shore up dune systems

CAROLINA BEACH --- The town of Carolina Beach will be collecting Christmas trees throughout January and recycling them to help protect the area's dune...

Activists in Wilmington hold ‘Day of Solidarity’ with Standing Rock (Photos and Videos)

WILMINGTON --- The Dakota Access Pipeline protests, which began earlier this year, were joined on Tuesday in what organizers called an act of solidarity. "This is...