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  1. Fall festival portrays history of Topsail IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The fall season is a great time to enjoy the beach, but a visit to Topsail Beach should include more than spending a few hours on the ocean strand - visitors can also learn about the area's rich history. After World War Two, the US Navy conducted a year-long project nicknamed Operation Bumblebee, which led to the development of modern day ram-jet engines and surface to air missiles.

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  2. Topsail Beach moves to make properties accessible to firetrucksRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Topsail Advertiser

    Topsail Beach commissioners took a first step Wednesday night in forcing property owners to clear the way for the town's firetrucks. After sending letters over the course of two years to nearly 30 homeowners whose private drives, lined by thick shrubbery and trees, make them inaccessible to firetrucks, Topsail Beach Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bobby Humphrey said he is at "wit's end of what to do."

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  3. Area happeningsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Topsail Advertiser

    ... annual Autumn With Topsail festival will be held Oct. 18 and 19 at the assembly building grounds in downtown Topsail Beach. The festival is the main fundraiser for the Historical Society of Topsail Island, which owns and maintains the Assembly ...

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  4. Homicide suspect indicted by grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Jacksonville Daily News

    A woman accused of stabbing and killing a Sneads Ferry man on North Topsail Beach last year has been indicted by a grand jury for first-degree murder, according to District Attorney Ernie Lee.

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  5. Hazel at 60: A look back at the massive hurricane that struck N.C. in 1954Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Burlington Times News

    ... resulting in a storm surge of more than 15 feet that inundated Southeastern North Carolina, from Southport to Topsail Beach. The surge put coastal Brunswick and New Hanover counties underwater, effectively erasing the beaches. An 18-foot surge was ...

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  6. Secret U.S. casualties of Iraq's chemical weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Star Tribune

    Specialist Andrew Goldman, who investigated Iraq's chemical munitions stockpiles, in North Topsail Beach, N.C. He still suffers headaches, fatigue and shortness of breath from exposure to mustard gas. It was August 2008 near Taji, Iraq.

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  7. 'Silent Sister' author to visit Quarter MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | StarNewsOnline.com

    Best-selling author Diane Chamberlain, who spends a lot of time on Topsail Island, will sign copies of her new novel, "The Silent Sister," from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Quarter Moon Bookstore, 708 S. Anderson Blvd., Topsail Beach. Just out from Mira Books, "The Silent Sister" recounts the odyssey of a young woman who discovers that her older sister, who supposed committed suicide two decades earlier, is actually alive - and is a suspect in a murder.

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  8. Sand bag plan could cost North Topsail Beach homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | WITN

    North Topsail Beach has come up with a plan to protect homes from beach erosion, but not everyone like it. The sand bag revetment program would cost $1.5-million and is aimed at saving the 40 homes that are no longer protected by sand dunes.

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  9. Area happenings, Oct. 11 - 17Read the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... and food. Keep Onslow Beautiful hosts a Fall Beach Sweep on Oct. 11. Supply pick-up from 9 to 11 a.m. at North Topsail Beach Town Park picnic tables near the tennis courts. Students can earn SAT credits. T-shirts and other giveways while supplies ...

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  10. North Topsail Beach to host meeting about sandbag revetment planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | WITN

    One coastal town is struggling to find a way to preserve their beaches, while also protecting the property around it. North Topsail Beach town officials say they are still working to preserve one particular section of beach where the sand dunes have been completely washed away.

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  11. Topsail Beach Fire Department concerned about overgrown drivewaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The fire chief says they have been sending letters to 25 residents for two years and now they're having the town's attorney look into the problem. "I've sent several letters," Humphrey said.

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  12. N. Topsail Beach to ask residents about park planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Topsail Advertiser

    The town's planning board will gather public comments at a meeting this week about plans for an undeveloped, soundside lot that could qualify for a regional grant, according to a release by the town. Comments will be sought about the town's plans to apply for a Parks and Recreation Trust Fund grant for 3623 Island Drive, an area known as South End Park, according to the release.

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  13. Area happeningsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Topsail Advertiser

    ... have signed up for the inaugural Two Town Half-Marathon, taking place Oct. 11 on a newly certified course in Topsail Beach and Surf City. Packet pickup will take place Oct. 10 at Surf City Community Center from 5 to 7 p.m. Pre-race late ...

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  14. Fire trucks can't fit down some Topsail Beach driveways; leaders discuss solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    When a home is on fire, every minute counts. "[The fire] can pretty much engulf the inside of a house in 15 minutes," Topsail Beach Volunteer Fire Chief Bobby Humphrey said.

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  15. The Daily News, JacksonvilleRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... Two Town Half-Marathon, sponsored by the Surf City Parks & Recreation department, will be Saturday in Topsail Beach and Surf City. Packet pickup will be Friday at the Surf City Community Center from 5-7 p.m., where pre-race late registrations will ...

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  16. NTB to hold special meetingRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Jacksonville Daily News

    The Town of North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, October 13th 2014 at 10:00 A.M. This meeting will be held in the Meeting Room of the North Topsail Beach Town Hall, located at 2008 Loggerhead Court, North Topsail Beach, North Carolina.

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  17. Larceny - Dylan James WaltonRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Dylan James Walton, 24, of Camp Lejeune, was charged Saturday by the North Topsail Beach Police Department with larceny from a person.

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  18. Larceny - Derek John AndraesRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Derek John Andraes, 33, of New River Inlet Road in North Topsail Beach, was charged Oct. 4 by the North Topsail Beach Police Department with larceny from a person.

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  19. Area happeningsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Topsail Advertiser

    The 26th annual Autumn With Topsail festival will be held Oct. 18 and 19 at the assembly building grounds in downtown Topsail Beach. The festival is the main fundraiser for the Historical Society of Topsail Island, which owns and maintains the Assembly building and the surrounding grounds.

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  20. NTB to hold public hearingRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Notice is given that a public meeting will be held by the Town of North Topsail Beach Planning Board on October 9, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. to receive public input on the Town's plans to submit an application for a Parks and Recreation Trust Fund grant to add amenities to the Town's property located at 3623 Island Drive, also known as the "south end ... (more)

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