Terminal groin bill raises questions
How construction of future terminal groins would affect taxpayers and public beaches are among questions and concerns local officials have after the North Carolina Senate passed a bill that would allow more of the structures.
Jacksonville Daily News
Terminal groins legislation back in play
The state Senate approved a bill Thursday that changes 2011 legislation that established a pilot project to allow up to four terminal groins, small jetties located at inlets to help control shoreline erosion, to be built along the coast.
Body of swimmer missing since Tuesday found
Holden Beach Police Chief Wally Layne says the body of Kwesi Sample was found around 7 a.m. about a half mile from where he was last seen.
Search continues for missing swimmer
Authorities say the swimmer went missing around 5:30 Tuesday night when he and about eight of his friends were attempting to swim from Holden Beach to Oak Island.
Kwesi Sample remembered after disappearing Tuesday
Sample was visiting Holden Beach with the Xenos Christian Fellowship from Columbus, Ohio.
The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus man presumed drowned in North Carolina
A Columbus man is missing and presumed drowned after he disappeared beneath the water while swimming with friends yesterday at Holden Beach, N.C. Authorities were continuing today to search for the body of Kwesi Sample, 21, of the Near East Side, in the waters of the Lockwood Folly Inlet.
Officials search water for missing man in Holden Beach
A helicopter, Oak Island and Holden Beach police, fire departments and EMS are actively searching for the missing man.
Coastal jetties cap would end in NC Senate bill
The General Assembly approved in 2011 a compromise bill that would end the state's 25-year ban on the hardened structures and allow up to four of them to be built.