Topsail Island curfew lifted; cleanup process begins
TOPSAIL ISLAND, NC (WWAY) – Although the mandatory curfew has come and gone, the wrath of Hurricane Irene is still being felt on Topsail Island. People were quick to make their way to the beach after the curfew was lifted to see what Irene left behind. And they were not disappointed.
The damage around the area was minimal, with little structural damage and minor flooding. A gas station lost its awning and many power lines were strewn in the streets, but many folks we spoke with said they had power throughout the storm.
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