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Carolina Beach mayoral race heads to Friday recount

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video One week after Election Day, and the race for Carolina Beach mayor is not over just yet. Incumbent Bob Lewis has asked for a recount after the New Hanover County Board of Elections' canvass found challenger Dan Wilcox won by just seven votes. Full story...
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Firefighters investigate Carolina Beach house fire

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video Firefighters investigate cause of a house fire in the 200 block of Annie Drive in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Carolina Beach hires new police chief

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videoCarolina Beach has hired a new police chief. Kenneth Hinkle starts Nov. 12. Full story...
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Carolina Beach elects new leaders to council

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video Carolina Beach will have a few familiar faces returning to Town Council. Dozens of people waited outside of the Carolina Beach Recreation Center Tuesday to learn the results of this highly anticipated election. Full story...
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Mary Lee still hanging off Carolina Beach

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video The great white shark, Mary Lee is back swimming near Freeman Park. Full story...
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The 5th Annual Salty Paws Festival expects a large weekend crowd

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video The Fifth Annual Salty Paws Festival is hosted in Carolina Beach by Saving Animals During Disasters, a 501c3 non-profit organization whose goal is to aid in the rescue and support of disaster affected animals. Full story...
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Family searches for owners of a dog who bit their child

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videoA family vacationing in Carolina Beach needs your help in finding the owners of three dogs, one of which bit their daughter over the weekend. Full story...
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Municipal leaders fight looming flood insurance rate increase

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videoJust like the tide the cost of flood insurance is on the rise. The Biggert-Waters Act is set to go into effect Tuesday and town leaders are asking for help to keep their town afloat. Full story...
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Carolina Beach finds its new town manager

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videoThe Carolina Beach Town Council, at its meeting Tuesday, tapped Michael Cramer, a city manager in Michigan, as its new town manager. Full story...
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Carolina Beach clears Sunny Point land

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videoCarolina Beach mayor Bob Lewis says they have taken everything off the land owned by Sunny Point Military Terminal on the west side of the island. Full story...
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One dead after weekend boating accident in Carolina Beach

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videoNorth Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has confirmed one man is dead after a boat overturned on Saturday afternoon in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Passengers aboard overturned boat off Carolina Beach found

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videoAt 4:00 pm, radio traffic reported the boat had been spotted about 10 miles off shore. The boat may have still been running. Full story...
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Boardwalk vendors prepare for the end of tourist season

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video Pleasure Island is one of the regions favorite beaches. Business owners say this summer was a successful one. As the height of the local tourism season comes to an end, local owners are already looking ahead to next year. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Man found dead at Carolina Beach killed himself

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videoPolice say a man found dead at Carolina Beach likely killed himself. Investigators are working to identify the man, who they say turtle patrol found dead in the surf on Carolina Beach early Friday morning. Full story...
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County gives Carolina Beach $500,000 for boardwalk work

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videoCarolina Beach Mayor Bob Lewis was all smiles after a meeting with New Hanover County Commissioners this morning. They approved a $500,000 grant to spruce up the town's boardwalk. Full story...
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