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Some still concerned as Carolina Beach Boardwalk plans move forward

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videoGet ready to see the Carolina Beach Boardwalk under construction. The town council this week approved a contract for its Boardwalk Revitalization Project. They also hope to extend the Boardwalk north, but some folks are not happy about it. Full story...
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Paper or plastic? In Carolina Beach, you could no longer have an option

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videoCarolina Beach is taking the lead on an environmental effort to "rise above plastic." Town council will discuss a possible ordinance against plastic bags tonight. After decades of public education, the Cape Fear Surf Rider Foundation says it's time for action. Full story...
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Taking a look at the disappearance of two local fishermen; a 25 year-old unsolved mystery

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videoIn a special report the Star News is taking a deeper look into a Carolina Beach disappearance that happened 25 years ago. Two men left to go fishing one morning in Carolina beach and never returned. Full story...
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Carolina Beach man confesses to sexually assaulting two young girls

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David Vanarsdell confessed to Carolina Beach Police that he sexually assaulted a 10-year-old and 6-year-old girl. Full story...
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SURPRISE SQUAD UPDATE: Community inspired to lend a hand in Carolina Beach

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videoThe Surprise Squad made a trip out to Pleasure Island yesterday to help pay water bills. While we were there, we found one of the most emotional stories so far: A Carolina Beach woman in need, and tonight, she is getting help from you our viewers. Full story...
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The Surprise Squad gets emotional in Carolina Beach

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video The Surprise Squad made a trip out to Pleasure Island to pay some bills. We found one of the most emotional stories to date. Full story...
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Senior citizen charged for drugs at Carolina Beach

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A senior citizen faces drug charges after a bust last night in Carolina Beach. The police department's Vice Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at the home of John R. Lunsford, 69, in the 1400 block of Snapper Lane. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Carolina Beach Boardwalk extension plan irks some property owners

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videoA project to extend the Carolina Beach Boardwalk northward has some homeowners upset. They say extending it will ruin the serenity of a home they've had in their family for more than 80 years. Full story...
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Arthur not worrying folks at Carolina Beach

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As Arthur heads our waym folks at our beaches are wondering about how the approaching storm may hit their wallets. For folks who've lived at Carolina Beach for any length of time, hurricanes and tropical storms are out of our control. What you can control is how you prepare. Full story...
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Life rolls on to raise awareness for spinal cord injuries at Carolina Beach

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videoWhat happened on Carolina Beach this weekend would once be considered impossible. Forty participants got to hit the waves in a very different way. Full story...
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Beach wrestling to return to Carolina Beach; Updates on Tamera Young and Jonathan Cooper

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videoCarolina Beach hosted the national championship for beach wrestling in 2013 and 2014. On Tuesday we found out the event will be returning to Carolina Beach for the next two years. Former Hoggard Viking Jonathan Cooper is back on the field for Arizona. We have an update on Cooper along with former Laney Buccaneer basketball standout Tamera Young. Full story...
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Search area expands for swimmer missing since May 31

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The search continues for a swimmer missing from Carolina Beach since last week. Ocean Rescue Capt. Simon Sanders says Brunswick County's Air One is scheduled to do another fly over tomorrow. Full story...
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2014 Carolina Beach Music Festival out numbers all previous years

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video The 29th Carolina Beach Musical Festival saw more people than ever before this year. Full story...
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Local human rights activist travels to Sudan to speak with Meriam Ibrahim

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video They're not diplomats or politicians; they're just ordinary people trying to make peace. Full story...
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Happening tomorrow: Carolina Beach Music Festival

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videoThe 29th Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival brings fun in the sun to the boardwalk Saturday. The music starts at 11 a.m. with the Band of Oz followed by the Embers and then Jim Quick. Bring your towel and cooler to groove to the tunes at the Beach Stage on the historic Carolina Beach Boardwalk, but remember no glass containers or pets are allowed. Full story...
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