Town News: 4th of July Message

From the Mayor’s Desk The Town of Holden Beach wishes everyone a happy and safe 4th of July. Please be mindful of safety precautions as everyone seeks enjoyment this special holiday. Fireworks are prohibited everywhere on the island. Please be aware of their danger, not only to humans, but to our wildlife as well. The many birdhouses being enjoyed by purple martins, blue birds, sparrows, etc. may be abandoned when fireworks are nearby. We are also having a great turtle

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Holden Beach Hurricane Watch Group

Storm Waves

We’ve created the Holden Beach Hurricane Watch Facebook Group to help community members share important local information during times of intense storms. It’s intended to be not only a place to share critical weather-related updates, but be a useful location for families, friends, home owners, and quests to connect in times of crisis. Holden Beach Hurricane Watch Facebook Group

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Goodbye Hurricane Arthur, Hello Independence Day 2014!

Beautiful Beach after Arthur

It’s a beautiful Independence Day at HB Hurricane Arthur has left us and we’ve got a sunny sky and beautiful beach waiting for you. It’s a perfect day to go shell hunting after the storm or just lounge around the beach. In fact, here is our list of three things you should do today. Hunt for Seashells The absolute best time to find beautiful seashells is right after a storm. The churning waves push a lot of whole shells up

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It’s National Maritime Day

May 22nd is National Maritime Day! National Maritime Day is a national holiday to recognize the importance of the maritime industry in the United States. The day was created by Congressional declaration in 1933 in honor of the steam ship The Savannah setting sail from Savannah, Georgia on May 22nd 1819.  The Savannah was the first successful transoceanic voyage under steam propulsion. Since our nations founding, the U.S. Merchant Marine and private vessels have always played a pivotal vital role in our

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Holden Beach Spring Cleaning

Holden Beach Spring Cleaning The Cape Fear Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation is sponsoring a beach clean-up on Saturday, March 29th from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet at the Holden Beach Pavilion to help Mother Nature by picking up trash. Bring gloves and wear bright clothes. Prizes will be awarded for the most trash collected and discounts will be given to participants for local restaurants. Everyone is welcome to participate. Come on out and help support keeping Holden Beach

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Inlet Dredging Update 2-10-14

Inlet Dredging Update Southwind Construction will begin maintenance dredging operations of the Lockwood Folly Inlet Crossing this afternoon. Mobilization of both land and sea assets have already begun. Heavy equipment will be on the east end of the beach and industrial operations will last until approximately the end of March. Please be aware that dredging operations are inherently dangerous. In order to ensure your safety, stay away from any and all equipment. Mariners are cautioned to be aware of the

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Winter Storm Advisory 1/27/14

Winter Storm Advisory Winter storm Leon is expected to impact the Holden Beach area for at least the next two days. Town Hall will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Town Emergency Services Personnel will be on duty. Travel and transportation is expected to be extremely hazardous. Please avoid travel unless it is absolutely critical. The Department of Transportation is expected to keep the bridge open. You should complete all of your preparations tonight and expect to limit your travel for

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