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Dam undergoes construction to improve fish migration

The UNCW Board of Trustees will soon see new faces. (Port City Daily) SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Just above Riegelwood,...
Despite being closed in portions, plenty of people can be seen out on the beach observing the beach nourishment process (Port City Daily/Michael Praats)

Hope emerges in quest to fund beach projects after federal fallout, still no guarantee

Funding the simultaneous nourishment projects for three New Hanover County beaches is a major question mark. The U.S. Army Corps of...
Erosion beneath the Surf City Ocean Pier after a Northeaster hit Topsail Island in November, causing escarpments along the dunes and wiping out recently built emergency berms. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)

To fight extreme erosion, North Topsail Beach asks for jetty-like structure

Erosion beneath the Surf City Ocean Pier after a Northeaster hit Topsail Island in November, causing escarpments along the dunes and...

How the Army Corps of Engineers prepares and responds before, during, and after a hurricane

Wilmington District Commander Col. Ben Bennett surveys fire damage alongside Ocean Isle Beach Mayor Debbie Smith after Hurricane Isaias made landfall...

3 days vs. 3 months? Regulatory structure makes it tougher to protect wetlands

(Author’s note: This is part two of a three-part series examining southeastern North Carolina’s hardened shoreline.) SOUTHEASTERN, N.C.—When it comes to coastal erosion, it's easy...

Beach nourishment projects almost complete, extension sought to finish Kure Beach

As the end of the environmental window closes for the coastal storm damage reduction projects, also known as beach nourishment, crews have worked hard...

Beach nourishment project expected to meet April 30 deadline

Work on the coastal storm damage reduction project on the beaches of Pleasure Island is continuing, and Carolina Beach is now receiving sand in...

Beach nourishment underway on Pleasure Island

Much-needed sand has started to come to the shores of Kure Beach and Carolina Beach after a couple months of delays. Parts of the town’s...

7.5-ton humpback whale washes ashore on Kure Beach w/VIDEO

Dozens of locals of all ages gathered on the beach strand south of Kure Beach Pier Wednesday morning to see something that's not often...

Sen. Burr hears officials’ concerns, pledges beach support

Coastal and security issues at the local and national levels were hot topics Wednesday afternoon as area leaders met with U.S. Sen. Richard Burr...