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Carolina Beach

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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Earl sends some tourists packing; opens beach for locals

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videoUneasiness about Hurricane Earl sent many vacationers packing earlier than they planned. That opened up Carolina Beach for the locals. Full story...
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Rip currents impact beachgoers and business

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The ocean can be a deadly place when hurricanes in the Atlantic kick up heavy surf and cause rip currents. signs were posted and red flags flew high along Carolina Beach on Sunday alerting people of the risk. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Police deny ordering teens to pull shark from ocean

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videoTeens claim cops in Carolina Beach ordered them to drag a dying, eight-foot tiger shark on shore Monday night. Police came out today saying that never happened Full story...
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Carolina Beach moving forward on aquarium pier project

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It'll be a 1,000-foot long concrete pier complete with educational facilities and fish tanks. The town council approved plans last night to build the pier on Carolina Beach avenue north where the Surf Motel is now. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: 15-year-old claims Carolina Beach Police forced him to drag shark out of water

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video A 15-year-old and his friends say police told them to drag the live shark out of knee-deep water and on to the beach. The teens say they told police they wanted to push it back out to sea and let it live, but did what they were instructed. Full story...
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Two months after fire, Seawitch bar set for grand reopening

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After an alleged arsonist forced the Seawitch Café to close months ago, the Carolina Beach bar is back open. It's celebrating a grand reopening tonight. Full story...
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Police make arrest in Carolina Beach arson

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Ron Christopher Gist, 33, is charged with the fire at 910 Carolina Beach Avenue North on June 29. Full story...
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Four Carolina Beach bars cited for serving underage

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video Last week Havana's Fresh Island Seafood, Tangerine Grill, Sonny's Lounge and Hoplight Pub all served a 19-year-old girl working for ALE. Full story...
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Bumper to Bumper traffic on Pleasure Island: Is the new lane pattern to blame?

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video For the last month traffic has continually gotten worse on Pleasure Island. This past weekend traffic was described to be at a snail's pace. It was bumper to bumper from Snow's Cut Bridge all the way to Kure Beach. Full story...
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