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  • 16 September 2011

    Students and faculty from the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines (PSDS) at Western Carolina University got to see firsthand… By Allison Adkins (westerncarolinian) [mappress] Source: westerncarolinian, September 16, 2011

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The North Carolina Superior Court has granted requests filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center that conservation groups from across North Carolina participate as full parties in the pending enforcement actions brought by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources against Duke Energy for illegal coal ash pollution of the state’s rivers, groundwater, and […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced yesterday that an additional $1,500,000 in federal funds have been secured for the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach renourishment project. Congressman McIntyre stated, “More critical funding has been secured for Carolina Beach and Kure Beach! As the beach season is set to begin, this $1.5 million in federal funds will […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The Port Waterway and Beach Commission met Wednesday, Jan. 11 to discuss a method in which a permit for Carolina Beach renourishment …   by Tyler Roberts (luminanews) [mappress] Source: luminanews, January 13, 2012;

  • 13 July 2011

    Some fishermen in Carolina Beach are predicting rough seas if their inlet if dredging isn’t carried out soon…   (wect) [mappress] Source: wect, July 13, 2011;

  • 30 January 2012

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced the approval of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) negotiated between the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the State of North Carolina to pay for dredging to occur at Carolina Beach, Lockwoods Folly, and New Topsail Inlets. Congressman McIntyre has strongly advocated on behalf of the communities in the […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three days ago, December 2nd, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation authored and introduced by Congressman Mike McIntyre which will ensure that North Carolina houses which were mistakenly included in coastal protection zones are removed and can receive flood insurance. In addition, the bill ensures that environmentally vulnerable areas and wildlife on the […]

  • 4 December 2012

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $9,317,050 in funds have now been made available to renourish Carolina and Kure Beach. As a part of the federally sponsored Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project in place for the two communities, $4,681,500 will be invested on Carolina Beach and $4,635,550 will be invested on Kure Beach. Congressman […]

  • 27 May 2010

    The final phase of the beach renourishment project in Carolina Beach has just finished at the North End. [mappress] Source: wect, May 27, 2010;

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Winston-Salem-based nonprofit granted $5 million in state funds aimed to complete what could turn out to be several long-term, storm-mitigation projects along Topsail Island, informs the Coastal Review Online. Resource Institute (RI), which received the multi-million-dollar Division of Water Resources grant last year, will spearhead a yet-to-be formed committee that will prioritize a list of […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Pelletier Creek harbor dredging project, located in Morehead City, NC, was successfully wrapped up last week, the Carolina Coast Online reports.  According to Morehead City Planning Director Sandi Watkins, the actual dredging work began on April 21 and was complete Tuesday. Final surveying work and other finishing touches to ensure the harbor is at […]

  • 17 May 2011

    In a time where the state is working to find ways to cut spending, leaders of North Carolina coastal towns are looking for ways to keep the… (wect) [mappress] Source: wect, May 17, 2011;

  • 26 June 2012

    The lack of state funding for sand-restoration projects in the coming year’s budget has local officials scrambling for dollars to fund this year’s projects, reports starnewsonline.com. Kure Beach renourishment project was left out of the 2012-2013 budget. Kure Beach Mayor Dean Lambeth said that the county likely will pay for the rest with room-occupancy-tax proceeds. […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    North Carolina will receive additional $4 million funding from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Morehead City Harbor dredging project. Governor Pat McCrory praised the teamwork that helped secure the funding for “desperately needed” dredging of the Harbor Channel. “Ensuring access to our ports is critical because it supports thousands of jobs in Eastern North Carolina. […]

  • 22 September 2011

    The Business Alliance for a Sound Economy (BASE), in collaboration with NC Sea Grant, will host the North Carolina Coastal Symposium 8:30… By Wayne Faulkner (business) [mappress] Source: business, September 22, 2011

  • 16 November 2011

    A week after elections, Carolina Beach Town Council is back to work. The elected officials moved several projects forward at their November…   By Craig Reck (wect) [mappress] Source: wect, November 16, 2011;

  • 30 September 2011

    Representatives of Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach met with members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New … By Patricia E. Matson (luminanews) [mappress] Source: luminanews, September 30, 2011;

  • 14 June 2011

    Word has spread around the Carolina Beach marina that the latter part of this year, and especially 2012, might be a rough ride for…   More info: starnewsonline By Shannan Bowen [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, June 14, 2011

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, a Houston headquartered construction company, yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $15 million. According to the official release, the company’s marine segment was recently awarded a contract from the North Carolina State Ports Authority for the construction of the Turning Basin Expansion project in the Port of Wilmington, NC. Under the agreement, […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. LLC, (GLDD) of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a contract for maintenance dredging of the North Carolina’s Morehead City Harbor federal navigation channel reaches including Range A and the Cutoff, fbo.gov reports.  The $18.3 million project will require removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels […]

  • 24 November 2011

    Wrightsville Beach joined Carolina Beach and Kure Beach in approving the Interlocal Agreement for the Beach Nourishment Contingency …   By Patricia E. Matson (luminanews) [mappress] Source: luminanews, November 24, 2011;

  • 27 April 2011

    North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue attended the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce Legislative Viewpoint breakfast on Monday… By SANDY SEMANS (womacknewspapers) [mappress] Source: womacknewspapers, April 27, 2011  

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, today revealed which vessels will take part in the widening and deepening of the Suez Canal. As already announced, the Consortium consisting of Great Lakes (25%) and Dredging International […]

  • 1 February 2012

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announces the award of $637,383 in federal and state funds to Holden Beach under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance Program. Of the amount allotted, $447,960 will be directed to beach renourishment and $189,423 will be directed to beach grass and sand fencing. Holden Beach was hit hard by […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The State of North Carolina and FEMA are announcing more than $54.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage. The funds include reimbursing the replacement of sand and plants on public beaches in the towns of Emerald Isle and Holden Beach. Emerald Isle will replenish with more than 2 million […]

  • 2 November 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers opened up bidding for the Carolina and Kure Beach renourishment projects. Great Lakes and Weeks Marine entered their bids Thursday, reports wect.com. Army Corps will review the bids and decide in a few weeks. Town officials say the bids look favorable, and the project is expected to start sometime this […]