Beach News


Beach News is a courtesy service provided by the Carteret County Shore Protection Office that furnishes on-line news relevant to the beaches of North Carolina with special emphasis to Carteret County.  Please visit if you wish to be added to or removed from the "Beach News" distribution list.   Recent "Beach News" is provided below.

BEACH NEWS for 2019

What’s Going on with the New Dare County Flood Maps? 

Beach renourishment project for Carolina, Kure beaches set to begin in February

Norfolk's $112 million flooding plan will fortify one neighborhood — and test other solutions 

Law Tweaks Coastal Barrier Resource Act 

Frequent flooding causes Nags Head to get creative about resolving problems

Spate of Fed, State Bills Would Block Drilling

Project is potential win-win for Holden Beach and for county 

Artificial reefs and other big ideas under discussion at SC flood panel 

Parts of NC coastline need help due to Hurricane Florence 

NC State Ports Authority Seeks Water Injection Dredge Design-Build & Demonstration Project

California Coastal Commission To Recommend Eminent Domain To Combat Sea-Level Rise?

Largest sand dune on the Outer Banks is moving, threatening nearby homes 

This plant can help save our Lowcountry beaches — and give a salty crunch to our salads 

Another half million to go toward tackling Nags Head flooding 

Their view: Federal flood insurance is a mess and it’s going to be expensive to fix

CRC: Changes to Dune Rules Add Flexibility 

Update: Surf City approves ‘megadecks’ on ‘unbuildable’ oceanfront dune lots

Mason Inlet dredging runs $3.3 million 

Massive Outer Banks sand dunes creep toward homes. Can they be stopped? 

Lidar accelerates hurricane recovery in the Carolinas

USACE Selects 10 Beneficial Use Dredge Material Projects 

‘Wild card’ federal funding to pay SC rookery Crab Bank renourishment

Ever-encroaching sand to be moved again at Jockey’s Ridge 

A reader asked about a living shoreline project. Here's the status and what's coming next. 

Fresh Christmas Trees Useful After Holidays 

Freeman Park property owners allege town is using public trust doctrine to run for-profit operation