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Carolina Beach looking for pier funding

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Town Manager Tim Owens asked the New Hanover County Commission for $1.4 million to help offset the cost of the land. Full story...
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Water slides could join Carolina Beach amusements

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video The Carolina Beach Planning and Zoning Commission recommended the Town Council approve a conditional use permit for a water park a few blocks from the beach. But nearby property owners are worried that replacing the sounds of the ocean with screaming kids could hurt their property value and their health. Full story...
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President to honor Munley

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Kim Munley is recovering from knee replacement surgery she needed after she was shot during the rampage. Full story...
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Dredging starts along Cape Fear Coast

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Carolina, Kure, Ocean Isle and Wrightsville Beaches are getting a facelift. Full story...
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Island of Lights Tour of Homes back at Pleasure Island

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The Island of Lights has become a holiday tradition on Pleasure Island. But last year, part of that tradition was missing. The Tour of Homes is back this year though. Full story...
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Bumpy Road For Santa?

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The Carolina Beach Island of Lights Christmas parade could be a bit of a bumpy ride. Contractors for the Department of Transportation started a road construction project... Full story...
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Things starting to look festive at Carolina Beach, Pleasure Island

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The Carolina Beach Boardwalk is a little more festive this holiday season than in years past. The first ever Christmas by the Sea kicked off Friday evening. Hundreds gathered and toured the lights and displays, live nativity scene... Full story...
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Carolina Beach native Kim Munley credited with stopping Ft. Hood shooting

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videoThe carnage might have been even worse at Fort Hood, had it not been for civilian police officer Kim Munley. Upon arriving at the scene, she saw Hasan and started firing. Who is this woman? It turns out she's one of ours. Full story...
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Positive input for Carolina Beach pier consideration

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The Town of Carolina Beach held a public hearing Tuesday night to consider the purchase of several pieces of property to build a pier for the North Carolina Aquarium. The price tag is more than $4 million for more than two acres of land. Full story...
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Carolina Beach looks to purchase land for pier, holds public meeting Tuesday

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The Town of Carolina Beach will hold a public meeting Tuesday night to consider the purchase of property to build a pier for the North Carolina Aquarium system. The price tag is just more than $4 million for the property, which totals more than two acres. Full story...
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Voters get chance to met candidates in local races

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Thursday night, many voters met the candidates in a number of local races. Candidates for town council and mayor from Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Leland fielded questions from residents. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Police looking for missing teenager

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Carolina Beach Police are looking for a missing person. Nineteen-year-old Jonathan Brackett has been missing since the beginning of August. Full story...
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Carolina Beach adds some visual appeal

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The Town of Carolina Beach hopes your first impression of Pleasure Island is a little more visually appealing. Friday morning, town leaders held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly landscaped Entryway Enhancement Project. Full story...
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Leatherback turtles make their way to Atlantic Ocean

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Nearly 200 volunteers and Carolina Beach goers witnessed a very rare sighting Monday night. Seventy leatherback turtles hatched from a nest and made their way to the Atlantic Ocean. Full story...
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Towing guidelines more friendly for those parking in Carolina Beach

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videoIn a beach town, where everybody's looking for a place to park, there is no shortage of parking regulations both in the town and in private lots, but some citizens have been concerned about predatory towing practices. Full story...
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