By WECT Staff | January 21, 2020 at 9:19 AM EST – Updated January 21 at 9:19 AM
BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C. (WECT) – FEMA and the State of North Carolina have announced a $2.9 million reimbursement for Bald Head Island.
The funds will go toward the replacement of beach sand lost due to Hurricane Florence.
Officials say Bald Head Island will replenish its beach with more than 215,000 cubic yards of sand.
As part of the reimbursement plan, FEMA reimburses at least 75 percent of eligible costs with the remaining amount covered by the state.
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