The Coastal Resources Commission has rescheduled for Wednesday morning in Swan Quarter a public hearing on oceanfront erosion rates that was originally scheduled for Oct. 8 in Ocracoke.
After losing more than 70 feet of shoreline in the past year, NCDOT has been granted special permission to install sandbags in ways not generally allowed by state rules.
Nags Head officials are set to hold a public hearing on whether to close a portion of a town street lost to erosion or assess property owners to pay for its upkeep.
A terminal groin at Holden Beach would do far less than advertised, opponents said at a public forum. It would likely just benefit a handful of homes, they said, and push chronic erosion farther down the beach.
Beacon Island in Pamlico Sound is one of nine known pelican rookeries in the state. Reefs made from oyster shells now protect one of its shorelines. And more work is planned.