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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Andrew Gallo doesn’t remember the accident that left him a quadriplegic. The last thing he does recall is being in South Florida. It was December 2016 and while it was winter back home on Long Island, Miami Beach was warm and sunny.
WEDNESDAY the 13th of November saw Cabinet Secretary, Fiona Hyslop mark ‘50 days to go’ and unveil 30 further events set to make a huge splash in celebration of Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters 2020.
ONE OF EUROPE'S MOST POPULAR BEACHES TO START CHARGING FOR ENTRY BECAUSE IT IS SO OVERCROWDED
In the heart of disputed Western Sahara, a former garrison town has become an unlikely tourist magnet after kitesurfers discovered the windswept desert coast was perfect for their sport.
The Cannon Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday, Nov. 5, to take no action and send an ordinance back to the parks division that would require people to strap a manure-catching bag around their horses at all times while riding in the town.
Algal blooms driven by chemical runoff and a warming climate killed aquatic life, slammed the state's tourism industry
FOLLY BEACH — The new visitor center has pilings driven more than 40 feet deep in the sand. Its ground-floor walls will break away to protect it from storm surge.
Revenue has increased in Santa Rosa County almost $2 million per year since 2014-2015 from bed tax, with Navarre Beach playing a huge role in growth.
Cape Lookout National Seashore on the Outer Banks is seeing large seashells tumbling ashore, due to strong seasonal wave action off the North Carolina coast. Park visitors report finding more shells than they can carry, and the park service says some of the shells could predate the current incarnation of the constantly shifting barrier islands.
A public hearing will be held next month to accept public comment on a proposed Sussex County Council ordinance allowing implementation of a lodging tax of up to 3 percent in unincorporated areas of the county.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Although Carteret County occupancy tax revenues were down 14% percent in June and 12% percent in July compared to 2018, August collections were up 16% and county officials are hoping the upward trend will continue when September figures are in.
Water quality issues reached fever pitch this week as residents, already accustomed to avoiding their beach, were barred entirely after an effluent overflow. Village Manager Andrea Agha released an email addressing the issues and outlining solutions, but questions persist.
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section and the City of Lewes will begin erecting fencing along the bay side of the primary dune at Lewes Beach during the first week of November.
Longboat Key town commissioners are moving ahead with plans to seek voter approval of bonds to help pay for the next five years of beach renourishment.
ST. GEORGE ISLAND — The glancing blow to Franklin County’s main barrier island has made it the go-to place for vacationers unable to visit the beach towns that bore the brunt of Hurricane Michael.
Red tide algae showed up in test samples again this week, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's weekly report.
It's a race to the bottom for the finalists of the flushest competition in the country as many eagerly await to see which toilet will be throned as the best loo in New Zealand.