North Topsail Beach closes all public beaches and parks

NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, N.C. (WITN) -- North Topsail Beach is closing all public beach parking and public parks.

Mayor Pro Tem Joann McDermon updated North Topsail Beach's Declaration of Emergency due to the growing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, and in an effort to adhere to federal and state recommendations.

The closure was effective 7 p.m. Saturday evening.