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Carolina Beach pulls welcome mat for motorcycle enthusiasts - A Biker Magazine's Perspective

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A strange mix of badly hidden derisions and stereotype induced community fear has turned away motorcycle enthusiasts before they even had the chance to arrive at Carolina Beach in North Carolina. Full story...
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Carolina Beach council says no to bike week

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After reviewing public input the town council in Carolina Beach voted 5-0 against starting Bike Week. Full story...
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Carolina Beach mulling whether to invite bikers

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video The talk of Pleasure Island is whether to formally invite bikers to Carolina Beach who for years have gone to Myrtle Beach. Those pushing for the invitation say it would bring a much needed economic boost, while those against say it would damage the town's reputation. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Wing Fling moving to Carolina Beach

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After the City of Wilmington declined to recommend an ABC permit for the 15th Annual Wing Fling, the event is heading to Pleasure Island. Full story...
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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Homeowner not getting what HOA promised

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video Buying a home is a big decision. A lot of thought goes into it, like the size of the home, the neighborhood and amenities. So when one woman bought a town home because of what the community offered, she was surprised to discover what she was promised is not what she's getting. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Car owners would pay for Wave's beach bus plan

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video Years ago the main way to get from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was by trolley. If Wave Transit gets its way, the Beach Car may again roll to the ocean, but it would come at a price. Full story...
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Carolina Beach is trying to make quick fixes before summer

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video Carolina Beach town officials are at it again. The town's Road Diet Committee met to find quick fixes for their traffic congestion and safety concerns in the beach town. Now the town is asking for input from the North Carolina Department of Transportation to see what it thinks is the best way to go about making changes for Summer 2011. Full story...
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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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