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Town News: Boating Skills & Seamanship Class

On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will start a comprehensive Boating Skills and Seamanship course that satisfies all state requirements. The course is for both novice and experienced boaters and will be taught over thirteen class sessions conducted on Wednesday and Thursday evenings and on Saturday morning March 7th. The course covers general information about boating including selecting a boat, registration requirements, equipping your boat, trailering, powering your boat, boat handling, nautical highway signs, rules of the

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Town News: LWF Inlet Crossing Maintenance Project

The Corps is conducting the LWF Inlet Crossing Maintenance Project. They are currently working near Avenue A pumping sand onto the beach and will continue to work west toward Blockade Runner. It is important to obey safety protocols during the project, which include staying clear of the work zone. Signs and orange fencing clearly mark the work zone area. Individuals entering these designated areas can slow progress. The project should conclude in the next 3 – 4 weeks. We appreciate your cooperation in avoiding work

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Town News: Tree Recycling Project

The Town of Holden Beach participated in a Christmas tree recycling project in an effort to build the dune system. The trees were donated by three Lowes stores (Conway, Shallotte and Southport) after the season. Many thanks to Lowes, the Boy Scouts (Troop 262), the Girl Scouts (Troop 1262) and Coastal Transplants for their assistance in this project.

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Town News: Lockwood Folly Inlet Navigation Maintenance Project Update

The Lockwood Folly Inlet Navigation Maintenance Project currently contracted with Goodlow Marine by the US Army Corps of Engineers has been idle since late last week. As of Thursday the dredge was (and is) on station near Browns Landing with shore pipe stretching from the waterway side of the Holden Beach east end along the dune line (pic 1) heading west past Amazing Grace (pic 2) (pic 3) to near Public Walkway #120 at 317 McCray Street. Some dredging of the crossing

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Town News: Beach & Inlet Newsletter

As 2019 comes to an end we would like to take an opportunity to update you on beach and inlet news and the status of projects.PLANS AND REPORTS• An update was provided to our Oceanfront and Inlets Management Plan this year. The plan can be found at and provides a roadmap for future projects and maintenance. It will be updated annually to reflect ever-changing needs and priorities.• The Annual Beach Monitoring report can be found at It is an annual report

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County News: Waste and Recycling Schedule Update for Holiday

BOLIVIA, N.C. – Brunswick County government offices and libraries are closing Tuesday, Dec. 24 through Thursday, Dec. 26 to observe the Christmas holiday and Wednesday, Jan. 1 to observe New Year’s Day. To allow time for our team members to spend the holidays with their families, Brunswick County’s Solid Waste and Recycling division is operating under adjusted schedules that differ from most observed holiday collection schedules. Full details are listed below. Trash/Recycling Cart Curbside Collection Christmas Customers with a Wednesday collection day

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