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Officials issue alert for elevated bacteria level at Wrightsville Beach

Posted August 16

Wrightsville Beach, NC

— State officials have issued alerts for two swimming sites in Banks Channel at Wrightsville Beach after finding elevated levels of bacteria.

Rip currents are still a threat for the ocean-side of the island.

Hurricane Gert will create a moderate risk of rip currents on the beach through Wednesday evening.

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  • Anna Temple Aug 16, 6:25 p.m.
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    NC will soon lose its seafood industry if the nc legislature does not soon come to believe in science