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Happening all week: Pleasure Island Arts & Entertainment Week

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videoCAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) -- Every day this week you have the chance to get involved and have some fun at Pleasure Island during Arts and Entertainment Week sponsored by Island Local. Events include making your own art, farm-to-table cooking demos, open market art sales, beer and wine tasting and Jack-O-Lantern painting for the kids. The event is to showcase all that Pleasure Island has to offer and support local artisans, craftsmen and businesses. Full story...
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6th Annual Salty Paws Festival helps pets find homes

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videoToday crowds of humans and animals came out to Carolina Beach lake for the 6th Annual Salty Paws Festival. Full story...
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Beach leaders meet to talk future

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video Federal and state funding for beach renourishment and other projects are dwindling. Local leaders are forced to find a way to make up for that money. Full story...
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UNCW exhibit displays 50 years of local surfing

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video UNCW is marking the 50-year milestone of the surfing culture here in southeastern North Carolina. From small town surfers to national champions, they all have ties to this area. Full story...
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Council approves new Freeman Park fees, speed limit changes

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videoAnyone visiting Carolina Beach's Freeman Park next year will have to pay more to access the beach. Full story...
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CB Town Council meeting to discuss speed limits, Freeman Park fees

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videoAt a regularly scheduled town council meeting, Carolina Beach leaders will discuss, among many topics, lowering the speed limit in one area and increasing the fees of access passes to a popular beach among campers. Full story...
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CB Town Manager: Case closed in arcade fire

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videoTown officials say the investigation into what caused a fire last month at the arcade at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk has been closed with no cause determined. Full story...
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Just another day in paradise: Carolina Beach Island Day

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Carolina Beach hosted the 5th annual Island Day celebration Sunday. Hundreds of people gathered on Pleasure Island for the event that included lots of games and activities for the whole family, live music, and time to visit with friends and neighbors. Full story...
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Dispatchers say someone fell from balcony at Carolina Beach

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Carolina Beach Police are investigating after dispatchers say someone fell from a balcony Friday night. Full story...
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Residents remember boardwalk arcade, other businesses damaged in Carolina Beach fire

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videoInvestigators still do not know what caused the fire yesterday at the Carolina Beach boardwalk. It destroyed the arcade and damaged some neighboring businesses. Now locals, workers and tourists alike are reminiscing about the fun times, and trying to figure out how to rebuild. Full story...
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UPDATE: Carolina Beach Boardwalk still open after fire

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videoFirefighters were still at the Carolina Beach Beach boardwalk Thursday night cleaning up the aftermath of a fire there Thursday morning. But, the town manager said the boardwalk is still open for business. Full story...
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2nd Annual Dragon Boat Regatta rows in attention

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video From fun, crazy costumes to serious competition, everyone was in good spirits at the 2nd Annual Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta and Festival held this weekend. Full story...
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Saying goodbye to summer with sunshine

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videoFolks in Carolina Beach enjoy the warm and sunny weather as summer comes to an end. Full story...
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High tides could wash out some holiday plans at Freeman Park

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video High tides could wash out some Labor Day plans at one area beach. The Town of Carolina Beach says during high tides some parts of Freeman Park are completely impassable, as water comes all the way up to the sand dunes. Full story...
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Profits melted by Mother Nature

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videoThis 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. Full story...
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