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Flashy floating fishing boats attract folks from across the state

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‘Tis the season for chilly weather, Christmas trees and lots of lights. While many decorate their homes, some folks like to add a little or a lot of twinkle to their boats. Full story...
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Wife of outgoing Carolina Beach police chief charged with assault

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video Darlene Younginer, 55, is charged with communicating threats and assault on a government official. According to the arrest warrant, on November 8, Younginger told Alicia Lachance, "I want to strangle you," "I want to beat the hell out of you," "I want to kill you". Full story...
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Carolina Beach Shopping Spree

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video Come out this weekend to the Pleasure Island Shopping Spree. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man's 3,300-mile walk for cause ends in Carolina Beach

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video The saying goes, "You'll never understand a person until you've walked a mile in their shoes." How about 3,300 miles? That's how far a former Wilmington city employee has walked to raise awareness and money so needy people can have clean water. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Police Chief, Ocean Rescue leader resign

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Carolina Beach Police Chief William Younginer announced his retirement today. Alicia Lachance, who was in charge of the town's Ocean Rescue program, also resigned. Full story...
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Carolina Beach councilwoman responds to SBI investigation

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video A Carolina Beach Town Council member under investigation by the SBI is telling her side of the story. An anonymous letter to the Attorney General and District Attorney sparked the probe, which also includes the mayor and another council member. Full story...
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Pleasure Island goes to the dogs at Salty Paws Festival

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Looking for some fun with your four-legged friend? Head to Pleasure Island this weekend. Carolina Beach goes to the dogs Saturday for the Third Annual Salty Paws Festival. Full story...
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Carolina Beach mayor, two council members under SBI investigation

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Carolina Beach Mayor Joel Macon confirmed at Tuesday night's town council meeting that he, Mayor Pro-Tem Pat Efird and councilman Dan Wilcox are all under SBI investigation. Full story...
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Carolina Beach dealing with multiple issues

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video Along with a SBI investigation of its mayor and two other council members, Carolina Beach Town Council is dealing with multiple other issues. Those include questions about a state pier, parking management and a water billing problem. Full story...
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Local leaders yet to hear from beach bus planner

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videoThe idea of a Wilmington to beach shuttle may be ready to roll again. An entrepreneur from New York wants to hit the gas on a private beach bus not run by New Hanover County. Beach town leaders say they are open to hearing the idea, but so far, they have not received any official proposal. Full story...
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Carolina Beach looking at options if pier is a no-go

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video It looks like there will not be a third pier added to Pleasure Island anytime soon. The state has not yet taken the necessary steps to build the aquarium pier near the Carolina Beach boat basin. That lack of action caused the town council and Carolina Beach Public Purpose Properties Inc. to meet Monday night to discuss options if that pier is not going to be built. Full story...
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Fall's arrival leaves hole, as Britt's Donuts closes till spring

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Fall officially arrived just after 5 a.m. And a sure sign summer's over is happening down at Carolina Beach. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Military solves mystery of drones washed up at area beaches

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video Folks at two area beaches had quite a surprise this morning. They found what turned out to be military target drones on the the beach. Full story...
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UPDATE: Carolina Beach leaders to look at numbers before decision on billing error

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Town Manager Tim Owens says the billing department recently discovered customers were not billed enough for water and sewer services. The Town raised rates in their 2010/2011 fiscal year budget, but didn't adjust the rates in the billing system. That means some customers paid lower rates. Owens noted that. Full story...
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Wastewater spill at Carolina Beach

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The Town of Carolina Beach had a wastewater spill on August 27th of an undetermined amount from various locations throughout the wastewater collection system in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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