Profits melted by Mother Nature
This summer has been a bit of a mixed bag for business at area beaches. What Michael Velez says, he says with a smile. He said running Carolina Beach Creamery has been a dream come true, of sorts. But, a bit of a letdown too. Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:19am
ONLY ON 3: Kids all smiles at ‘Learn More than the Year Before’ event
It was the last day of school in New Hanover County, and kids are ready to get out of the classroom and into summer vacation. But one Wilmington man is making sure they don't forget everything they've learned when they head home. Fri, 06/13/2014 - 9:54pm
Sunset Beach death raises safety questions
It's a question that comes up this time of year. How safe are our beaches? After several drownings at Brunswick County beaches in 2013, lifeguards became a hot topic. But, the town never implemented them. Wed, 06/11/2014 - 3:03am
Wilmington city pools open Saturday, Memorial Day
Memorial Day weekend means it's time to make a splash. Wilmington's city pools and the Northside Splash Pad are opening up so you can cool off. Fri, 05/23/2014 - 7:30pm
Beach Business Booms at Oak Island
Tourism dollars can make or break a business at the beach. One Oak Island man took a risk and opened a restaurant in the heart of the recession. Thanks to a busy summer, that risk paid off. He's not the only one seeing dollar signs. Mon, 09/03/2012 - 9:38pm
Local groups provide thousands of meals for kids
Golden Corral and other organizations partner to feed children. Fri, 06/29/2012 - 12:09pm
Business owners say summer season was ‘great’ despite Hurricane Irene
For most beach towns, Labor Day Weekend is considered the end of the summer season; and although the weather is beautiful this holiday weekend, is it enough to get people out and about to make up for last weekend's losses due to Irene’s visit? Sat, 09/03/2011 - 10:05pm
Crowds flock to Carolina Beach to kick off summer
People flocked to Carolina Beach to enjoy the Memorial Day holiday today. The beach was packed this afternoon as people celebrated with a day off from work. Mon, 05/30/2011 - 6:54pm
Sunshine and summer temps mean beaches full of families and friends
After a long, cold winter and a stormy spring, the summer weather has arrived, and beach goers are out in full swing this weekend. Sat, 05/21/2011 - 10:06pm