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Carolina Beach

'Flocking' friends helps raise money for beach wheelchairs

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video You could wake up to find a flock of flamingos has landed in your yard. It's all part of an effort to raise money for people who need help getting on the sand at Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Residents voice opinions on smoking ban at Carolina Beach

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video Should smoking be snuffed out at Carolina Beach? That’s what town leaders asked members of the public Tuesday night. Full story...
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CB town leaders approve permit for Montessori school

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Carolina Beach town council unanimously approved a conditional-use permit for a Montessori school at Tuesday night's meeting. Full story...
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ABC Board shares increased profits with local government

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More booze in New Hanover County means more money in local government coffers. New Hanover County's Alcohol Beverage Control Board saw a more than six-percent increase in sales in the last fiscal year. The ABC Board will distribute more of its profits to local governments than in the year before. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Reactions mixed as Carolina Beach considers smoking ban on beach

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videoAnother area beach town is considering snuffing smoking on the sand. The Town of Carolina Beach wants public input next week on whether to ban smoking on the beach. Folks we spoke with have mixed feelings. Full story...
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Folks gather at Carolina Beach for family fun and fireworks

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People from around the Cape Fear converged on Carolina Beach Tuesday night to kick off Independence Day one day early. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Driver says Carolina Beach cop texting and driving, department says he did nothing wrong

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video If a police officer catches you texting and driving, you could be in trouble. But what if it's the other way around. A man driving in Carolina Beach yesterday says he caught a police officer using his phone while driving. Full story...
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Beach rentals sold out for 4th for first time since 2007

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video The 4th of July is just days away, and the rental home business is heating up to a level it hasn't hit in years in our area. One real estate company that deals with homes all over New Hanover County is all rented out for the 4th. Full story...
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Want to join a free running club for kids?

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Not many things in life are free. The New Hanover County K-12 Running Club is free though. Starting Monday, June 25th the club will meet every Monday. All school-aged children and teenagers who enjoy running are encouraged to attend. Full story...
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Three Carolina Beach sites certified as NC Clean Marinas

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Three Carolina Beach sites have been certified as North Carolina Clean Marinas, according to the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Clean Marina is a designation given to marinas that exceed the state’s environmental regulations. Full story...
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4th Annual Beach Wrestling State Championship wraps up at Carolina Beach

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videoCarolina Beach was the place to be on Saturday for a sporting event that's starting to become one of the newest annual traditions on Pleasure Island. Full story...
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Volunteers build new roof for American Legion post in Carolina Beach

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video The American Legion in Carolina Beach is getting help with a new roof on its building, and it's all for free. Home Depot found a way to give back to the American Legion Post 129, by donating a number of supplies and a team of volunteers to help fix their leaking roof. Full story...
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US House vote helps Carolina Beach renourishment project

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The US House of Representatives has unanimously passed legislation authored by Rep. Mike McIntyre to stop the US Army Corps of Engineers Corps from terminating the Carolina Beach renourishment project. The legislation was attached to the Corps budget bill and passed with unanimous support, according to McIntyre's office. Full story...
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NCDOT awards $4.6 million contract to preserve Snows Cut Bridge

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The bridge will be rehabilitated using a new resurfacing technique called hydro-demolition. During this resurfacing process, the deteriorated concrete on the bridge deck will be removed in part using high-pressured water, and the bridge will be resurfaced using high-strength concrete. Full story...
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Sea turtle nesting season showing mixed results

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videoAs the summer months approach, sea turtle nests are starting to pop up along area beaches. Some beaches are seeing a boom of turtle eggs, while others are off to a late start to the nesting season. Full story...
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