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Carolina Beach

Beach towns make their case, but don't want to break up

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Like a jilted lover trying to make amends, last night New Hanover County’s three beach communities confronted the county tourism development authority - reports the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. “We’re not asking to break away from Wilmington,” said Wrightsville Beach Mayor David Cignotti. Full story...
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Carolina Beach trying to resolve 'road diet' problem

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videoLast year the Town of Carolina Beach trimmed down it's main road from four to two lanes. The "road diet" for Lake Park Blvd. has caused some huge headaches for people. Today the town council met to talk about possible solutions. Full story...
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Carolina Beach plans water interruptions next week

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Water service from Scotch Bonnet Lane through the 1800 block of both Carolina Beach Ave. N and Canal Dr., and in the vicinity Florida Ave., Georgia Ave. and Virginia Ave. will experience temporary water outages between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. during the week of Jan. 3 through Jan. 7, 2011. Full story...
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Owners of Michael's Seafood Restaurant are named grandmasters of Christmas parade

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Carolina Beach's Island of Lights Christmas Parade is coming up this Friday at 7:30 p.m. Pleasure Island named Shelly and Michael McGowan, the owners of Michael's Seafood Restaurant, the grandmasters of the parade on Tuesday. Full story...
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Carolina Beach town officials discuss traffic problems

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video The summer rush at Carolina Beach is well over, but traffic is still an issue for most residents. Full story...
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Alzheimer's Walk this weekend

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The Alzheimer's Walk helps raise awareness and educates people about Alzheimer's. This weekend is not the only time you can help in the fight against the disease. Full story...
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Post-season market boosts local economy

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video Tourists have moved out, and cooler weather is moving in, and the Pleasure Island Fresh Market is the newest way for locals to get involved in their local community and support their local economy. Full story...
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Carolina Beach boat ramp slated for renovations

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The State Wildlife boat ramp in Carolina Beach is scheduled for an overhaul. According to official notices, the ramp off Anne Drive was to be closed starting today. Full story...
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Carolina Beach trying to change look of business district

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video Carolina Beach wants to make its central business district more pedestrian friendly, but that means limiting the kind of businesses that can be there. Full story...
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Rain, flooding leads to Carolina Beach sewage spill

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The Town of Carolina Beach had a discharge of untreated wastewater from manholes at various locations throughout the Wastewater Collection System in Carolina Beach of approximately 637,000 gallons. Full story...
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Pleasure Island awash with flood waters

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video Historically, Lake Park Blvd. on Carolina Beach is one of the first roads to become impassable during torrential downpours. This week's rain certainly fits the bill for monumental flooding at the lake at Carolina Beach. Full story...
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National audience gets look at Carolina Beach flooding

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ABC Weather Editor Sam Champion did his weather segments for Good Morning America today while wading through flood waters at Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Local beach favorite closes for the season

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A local Carolina Beach favorite has closed up shop, if you're in the mood for Britt’s donuts, you're out of luck until the spring. Full story...
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Shark gives family visiting Carolina Beach a little scare

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A YouTube video shows some children with their boogie boards in shallow water. Right after they get in, one of the kids notices a shark swim by just a few feet away, which sent her running for shore. Full story...
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With Earl gone, Freeman Park reopens

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Freeman Park has been closed since Wednesday evening due to high surf conditions caused by Hurricane Earl and Tropical Storm Fiona. Full story...
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