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As town looks for money, fighting among local leaders slows CB Inlet dredging

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video There is no question that the inlet is important to tourists as well as businesses in the New Hanover County's beach communities, but the question is who's gonna pay for the dredging that's necessary to keep the inlet open and operational? Full story...
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Sewage spill in Carolina Beach leads to fishkill

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The Town of Carolina Beach says there was a sewage spill yesterday. The town says 72,000 gallons of untreated wastewater spilled a ruptured force main at Lift Station #1 at 103 Raleigh Ave. Full story...
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Tourism funds to pay to reverse Carolina Beach road diet

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videoJust one year after putting North Lake Park Blvd. on a diet, Carolina Beach Town Council has decided to fatten the road because of traffic issues. Most town leaders, residents and visitors agree two lanes is not enough for the busy weekend traffic that sometimes means about 30,000 vehicles a day. Full story...
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Swimming advisories and alert lifted in New Hanover County

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The state Division of Marine Fisheries today lifted three water quality swimming advisories and one swimming alert in New Hanover County. Full story...
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Wave considers car fee to finance beach buses

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videoNew Hanover County's public transportation could be getting closer to making waves at the beach. The Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority is considering charging residents more to have a car to help finance new bus routes to the beach towns. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover property values down significantly; beach towns hit hardest

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video Property values throughout New Hanover County are heading down. The areas seeing the largest drops since the last revaluation in 2007 are the beach towns. Full story...
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Man stabbed holds suspect until police arrive

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A man was stabbed in Carolina Beach early Monday morning after another man tried to get beer out of a refrigerator. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Carolina Beach McDonald's workers say coworker has TB

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videoThe McDonald's on Pleasure Island is a very popular spot for locals and tourists alike. The bad news is employees at this location could be sick. WWAY has learned a foreign exchange student working at the restaurant may have tuberculosis. Now all employees there are being checked for the disease. Full story...
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19-year-old drowns at Carolina Beach

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Carolina Beach Police Chief William Younginer says Geoffrey Okinyi and two other men were on an intertube when a wave flipped them over. Younginer says the men did not know how to swim. He says two of the men got help back to the beach where they told a lifeguard about their missing friend. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Holiday fireworks a go around the area this weekend

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video When you think of 4th of July, most likely the first thing that pops in your mind is fireworks. But with dry conditions and wildfires across the area, a lot of people are worried the big fireworks shows across the Cape Fear may be canceled. Full story...
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Burn ban means no Carolina Beach fireworks tonight

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With a burn ban issued for the eastern part of the state, the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce has canceled fireworks for tonight in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Town Council votes to reverse 'road diet' plan

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video The Carolina Beach Town Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night in favor of reversing Lake Park Boulevard back to four lanes. With so many complaints and overwhelming opposition to the “road diet,” many are saying its about time that the road goes back to the way it was. Full story...
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Carolina Beach councilman says road diet must go

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video The road diet in Carolina Beach has caused headaches for residents, businesses and visitors since it was implemented. Now a town council member says the whole project was a bad idea and says tourists are not going to come back because of the traffic. Full story...
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Carolina Beach to reconsider road diet

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videoCarolina Beach made the change to the pattern a year ago to help regulate traffic conditions on Lake Park Blvd. Instead many people say it has done quite the opposite. Full story...
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Michael's Seafood wins third straight world championship

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videoMichael's Seafood in Carolina Beach now has another trophy to add to their case. It's just more proof that the restaurant's seafood chowder really is the world's best. Full story...
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