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Cape Fear Pride

Cape Fear Pride: Holden Beach

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videoVirgil Roberts's grandfather, Peter Robinson, owned half of Holden Beach in the '30s. Now Roberts's real estate company owns about 90 percent of Holden Beach. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Sunset Beach Bridge

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videoThe Sunset Beach swing bridge is actually a barge with a house and roadway built on top. It's only one lane. A traffic light at each end signals drivers, coming and going, when it's their turn to travel from the mainland to the island. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Sunset Beach and the Kindred Spirit Mailbox

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videoA walk down the shore of one Brunswick County beach town will bring you to bird island. There, a lone mailbox holds the private thoughts of visitors, who are brought together in spirit. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: From Denmark to Burgaw

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videoNiels Jorgensen's success story starts far from Burgaw in a small island village in Denmark. As a high-schooler Jorgensen went to South Carolina as an exchange student quickly falling in love with the American south. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Burgaw's train depot

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You've probably heard of places described as railroad towns -- that was Burgaw back in the day. Two decades after the last train rolled through, the old train depot still holds a prominent place in town. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Harrell's Department Store

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videoFor more than a century folks in the Pender County seat have known one name when it comes to shopping: Harrell's. We visit the fourth-generation running the family business in this edition of Cape Fear Pride. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Carolina Belle

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videoMany of us have flown in planes, but have you ever flown in one that doesn't have a roof? NewsChannel 3's Dana Brancato did just that in a rather famous plane in Southport. The name of the plane is Carolina Girl. She was built in 1942 and originally used in World War II as a military training plane. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Southport's Maritime Museum

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videoFrom torpedoes to shipwrecked artifacts, the Maritime Museum in Southport has something for everyone, including pirate enthusiasts. The museum has a display with recovered items from one of the ships from the most feared and famed pirate -- Blackbeard. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Southport's history

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videoThe Town of Southport is known for its quaint homes and historic background. The self-guided walking tour is popular among tourists and residents alike. Once known as the Town of Smithfield, there is a lot of history behind Southport. With nearly two dozen attractions listed on the walking tour, four stand out. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Carolina Beach's North End

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videoHe is almost as much a fixture on Carolina Beach's north end as the sun, the sand and the surf. For at least eight hours a day, 200 days a year, Twig Wiggins dons his favorite hat and plants himself in his beach chair hoping the fish are biting. Full story...
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