The meeting will be on March 31st at 9:00 at the fire station in Whalehead. Topics to be discussed include improvements of the drainage system, a full time fire department, vendors driving on the beach, and the latest developments on the mid county bridge. Coffee, juice, fruit and pastry will be available at 8:30.

On another matter, if you are a beach front property owner, the county is once again offering financial assistance to buy beach grass to support the dune line. For more information contact Jennie Turner at 252-232-6031. Her email is The deadline for filling an application is February 22.