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Carolina Beach mayor, manager, councilman resign

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video Two elected leaders and the town manager in Carolina Beach quit last night. Mayor Ray Rothrock says he and Councilman Lonnie Lashley quit along with Town Manager Tim Owens. Full story...
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Two men wanted for credit card theft, fraud

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Carolina Beach Police detectives need help identifying two men involved in the theft of credit cards and fraud. The incident occurred on the night of November 7 at the Islander Kwik Mart in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Pleasure Island businesses have mix views of bridge work impact

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video After weeks of delays, a long-term work project on the Snow's Cut Bridge has begun. One lane in each direction will be closed for about four months But with the holidays right around the corner, businesses on Pleasure Island have mixed feelings about the timing of the project. Full story...
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Snow's cut Bridge work to start Friday

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After a couple of weeks of delays, a long-term work project on the Snow's Cut Bridge will start Friday. Traffic on the ridge on Carolina Beach Road/US 421 over the Intracoastal Waterway will be reduced from four to two lanes while crews conduct extensive repair work. Full story...
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20th case of rabies reported in New Hanover County

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New Hanover County Animal Services says the 20th case of rabies this year has been confirmed in the county. Yesterday, Animal Services was called to pick up a fox that was killed by a family dog. Full story...
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Freeman Park annual pass price jumps $40

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videoThe cost of an annual pass to Carolina Beach's north end is heading north. The town is increasing the price of the yearly pass to Freeman Park from $60 to $100 starting December 1. Full story...
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Hurricane Sandy causes Snow's Cut Bridge work delay

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video The North Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT) says work originally scheduled to begin today on the Snow's Cut Bridge will not start, due to Hurricane Sandy blowing through the region. Full story...
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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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