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Local conference prompts optimism on state beach sand funding

After a two-day conference this week in Wrightsville Beach, several coastal advocates said they were optimistic about a series of issues, including finding state...

Wrightsville Beach scores high on beach renourishment study

A study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has concluded that allocating money for Wrightsville Beach renourishment projects generates a good return on...

Burr encourages beach towns to raise more funding for renourishment

While he anticipated some federal funding would remain available, U.S.  Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., told Wrightsville Beach Mayor Bill Blair that coastal communities should...

Beach towns pay less in new sand funding proposals

New Hanover County’s beach towns presented three alternative plans for beach renourishment funding to the county’s board of commissioners on Monday, Nov. 16. Currently,...

Beach towns, county discuss renourishment funding alternatives

New Hanover County’s room occupancy tax revenues would come into play should the federal government stop funding periodic sand replenishment on local beaches. But...

Wrightsville Beach works to secure future of beach renourishment 

With nearly 20 years remaining on a federally authorized 50-year program to keep its beaches wide with sand, Wrightsville Beach is in danger of...

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