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Carolina Beach

Minimal damage reported in Hurricane Sandy aftermath

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videoAfter Sandy pulled away from the coast, some parts of Pleasure Island found themselves under some extra water. For surfers, the waves posed a challenge. Full story...
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Carolina Beach prepares for flooding and erosion from Sandy

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videoGov. Bev Perdue has declared a state of emergency for eastern North Carolina as Hurricane Sandy heads north. Meanwhile, the Cape Fear Coast is getting ready. One area in particular is hoping to reduce a big problem from hurricanes past. Full story...
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YouTube video shows mayor stumbling into band

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video A YouTube video circulating around town shows a man who appears to be intoxicated falling into a band. The video was shot at Harbor Masters restaurant during the Beach Kids Reunion in Carolina Beach on Labor Day weekend. Full story...
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Snow's Cut Bridge work delayed until Monday

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videoRepairs that will close two lanes of Snow's Cut Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway for months won't start until Monday. Full story...
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Snow's Cut Bridge down to two lanes Wednesday till February

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Traffic on Snow's Cut Bridge on Carolina Beach Road over the Intracoastal Waterway in New Hanover County will be reduced from four to two lanes beginning Wednesday. Full story...
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4th annual Salty Paws Festival Saturday

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videoThis weekend it's the 4th annual Salty Paws Festival at Carolina Beach Lake Park. Organizers say it's going to be the best yet. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: Hurricane Hazel makes landfall

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On October 15, 1954, Hurricane Hazel made landfall at Long Beach. The storm’s arrival in North Carolina occurred on a full moon high tide, maximizing impact of the storm surge on the barrier beaches of Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle, Holden Beach, Long Beach, Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Topsail Island. Full story...
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Friends remember Michael's Seafood owner

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video The owner of a popular Carolina Beach restaurant has died. Michael McGowan and his wife owned Michael's Seafood, perhaps best known for its award-winning seafood chowder. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: CB Police think they have photos of assault suspects

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Carolina Beach Police believe they now have photos of two suspects accused of beating up a Raleigh man outside of a McDonald's earlier this month. Full story...
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Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival unveils artwork

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The 19th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival has unveiled the artwork for this year's event. The painting of a tropically-inspired musician playing the blues as sunset descends over the Cape Fear River is by Wilmington's Barton Hatcher, who grew up in Bladen County. Full story...
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Carolina Beach council approves funding for aquatic center

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video The Carolina Beach Town Council is diving in to a project to build a state of the art aquatics center. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: $5,000 reward offered for information on late night assault in Carolina Beach

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videoThe late night menu at some fast food restaurants are hot spots for the hungry. One man says he left with a not-so-happy meal and now he's offering a reward to find out who served up a beating. Full story...
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Boil water advisory in Carolina Beach after water main break

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Water customers in Carolina Beach are advised to boil their water after a water main break last night. It happened in the 900 block of Tarboro Avenue and Dow Road. Full story...
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Commissioners approve Pleasure Island beach renourishment, discuss incinerator's future

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a more than $14 million renourishment project for both Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. Part of the price tag is being funded at the federal and state level, something that commissioners say could soon come to an end. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Future funding for New Hanover Co. beach renourishment in question

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video Commissioners are at a point where funding beach renourishment could soon be put on the shoulders of the county. Also, it seems the Wilmington Convention Center is making it even more difficult to protect the county's beaches. Full story...
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