Stories Tagged "Beach nourishment"
Coastal communities are lining up behind Nags Head as it seeks a North Carolina Supreme Court hearing on enforcement of state law along its beaches. full story »
When beach nourishment come before elected officials, it is not often that they are sitting in the catbird seat.
Commissioners have approved a study to gather more information, but they say they are not ready to decide when or if to proceed with beach nourishment. full story »
A 1 percent hike in the occupancy is on hold until the Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners decides where it wants to go with plans to widen the town's beaches. full story »
Nags Head plans to re-sign the company that led its beach-widening project to another five-year contract to monitor how the shoreline fares against erosion. full story »
New rules for doling out Dare County shoreline management money put an emphasis on public beach access but leave plenty of wiggle room for exceptions. full story »
Public access to the beach is the key issue in establishing a policy for doling out money to towns from the county Shoreline Management Fund. full story »
Requiring public access to qualify for Dare County Shoreline Management Fund money is a good idea but a little too late.
As another major storm ramps up in the Atlantic, crews have moved quickly to resume widening the beach in Nags Head. full story »
Tim Kana, president of Coastal Science and Engineering and director of Nags Head's beach nourishment project, provides his analysis of Irene's potential effect. full story »
Providing public access would be a condition for receiving Shoreline Management Fund money to widen beaches under a new policy being developed by Dare County. full story »
Kill Devil Hills Mayor Ray Sturza is raising questions about spending public money on improviing beaches with no public access. full story »