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  1. New FEMA flood maps could drown Topsail Beach residents with higher insurance ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Living along the coast, flooding is a major concern and because of that risk you may have a flood insurance policy. After the release of new flood hazard maps, rising water is no longer the biggest concern of some Topsail Beach residents.

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  2. Ocean City survives storms, adversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Topsail Advertiser

    Torrey is the daughter of a Fayetteville contractor, William Eaton; and growing up in the 1950s and 1960s, Torrey spent her summers on the coast in Onslow County on North Topsail Beach. She remembers standing in the ocean, playing on the sand with friends and fishing with her father off a nearby pier.

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  3. Area happeningsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Topsail Advertiser

    ... The Historical Society of Topsail Island will meet at the Assembly Building, 720 Channel Blvd., in Topsail Beach, at 11:30 a.m. March 12. Dr. Sylvia Jenkins Ezelonwu will discuss the recently designated Gullah-Geechee Cultural Corridor, which begins ...

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  4. New FEMA flood maps could have heavy impact on residents in Topsail BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... then you also have flood insurance. The chance for rising water is no longer the greatest concern for some Topsail Beach residents. New flood maps may sky rocket their flood insurance premiums and cause other related troubles down the road. AE flood ...

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  5. Treacherous driving conditions reported across Eastern CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WITN

    ... County that the bridge to Stone Bay from Sneads Ferry is closed, in addition to the High Rise Bridge to North Topsail Beach. The Highway 17 Bypass was closed for a period of time, but reopened. Winterville lived up to its name, as snow covered roads ...

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  6. Wrecks riddle all areas in Onslow CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... Emergency Services Director Norman Bryson told The Daily News about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. That morning, North Topsail Beach police closed the high-rise bridge at N.C. 210 after a wreck was reported on the span, Bryson said. Jacksonville Police ...

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  7. Topsail property owners asked to help pay for flood zone appealRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Topsail Advertiser

    Dozens of Topsail Beach property owners are being urged to help the town cover the cost of appealing changes to a portion of the town's federal flood zone. Nearly 50 percent of about 200 property owners have already sent checks to the town, which is considering appealing the Federal Emergency Management Agency's proposed flood zone for about 3,000 feet of shoreline.

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  8. North Topsail Beach hopes to curb erosion along north endRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | WITN

    A day after winds and waves caused the Rodanthe Pier to crash into the ocean, we wanted to see what other coastal areas are being affected. North Topsail Beach officials say storm winds and waves have been hitting an already vulnerable area of the beach.

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  9. Topsail Beach leaders discuss parking fees at annual retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The town of Topsail Beach discussed paid parking at their annual retreat today. The town says they need the money to help with beach renourishment.

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  10. Town manager: Sandbags save almost 40 homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    About 6 months ago, beach erosion threatened almost 40 homes on the north end of North Topsail Beach, but the town manager says after a record-fast emergency plan, those homes are now safe. Town Manager Stuart Turille says they pulled together a $2.6 million sandbag project from design, to permitting, to complete construction in just 6 months.

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  11. Topsail Beach leaders meet to discuss FEMA appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Last week we told you FEMA proposes changing about 200 homes from Scott to Clark Avenues to a VE flood zone. The town says that could increase those homeowners' flood insurance upwards of five times.

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  12. Topsail Beach leaders vote to add 'In God We Trust' mottoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Town leaders in Topsail Beach voted unanimously Wednesday night to add the motto "In God We Trust" in their board room.

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  13. North Topsail Beach to provide more free parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WITN

    Town manager Stuart Turille says 300 to 400 more parking spaces have been developed along North Topsail Beach after receiving funding from the county. Turille says, "Town residents, the Marine base, county residents and visitors to just enjoy the natural beauty of the island.

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  14. Topsail Beach leaders to discuss 'In God We Trust' mottoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Town leaders in Topsail Beach will discuss whether to display the motto "In God We Trust" in their board room.

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  15. Topsail Beach asks for more help to avoid increasing flood insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Last week we told you FEMA proposes changing about 200 homes from Scott to Clark Avenues to a VE flood zone. The town says that could increase those homeowners' flood insurance upwards of five times.

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  16. When it gets too loudRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... each have ordinances as do local towns, including Jacksonville, Holly Ridge, Richlands, Swansboro and North Topsail Beach. The Town of Maysville also has an ordinance, but information was not immediately available from Jones County on its rules. In ...

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  17. Community says goodbye to longtime gathering spotRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 8 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... with the economy, the old country stores can't make it." Papa shows a photo of a fish that he caught at North Topsail Beach. It was a big 'un. It's all part of the fish stories that have gone on at the store for more than half a century except now ...

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  18. Catching winter trout while Jack Frost napsRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | Telegram

    ... results. If the Waterford is slow, I'll head around the bay, via the scenic route. I'll wet my waders in Topsail Beach, Seal Cove, Avondale, Colliers, Marysvale and so on. I'll likely meet up with a few trout somewhere. Quite a few winters ago, in ...

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  19. Coastal towns keep eye on changes in drillingRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 31 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... it's a topic that could make its way onto a town agenda. At the other end of Onslow County, the Town of North Topsail Beach is also watching the issue but hasn't taken any formal position. That doesn't mean the town won't take a stand if it finds it ...

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  20. Area happeningsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | Topsail Advertiser

    ... The Historical Society of Topsail Island will meet at the Assembly Building, 720 Channel Blvd. in Topsail Beach on Feb 12 at 11:30 a.m. for its monthly luncheon. Lori Sanderlin, curator of education at the N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport, will ...

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