Happening all week: Pleasure Island Arts & Entertainment Week
Submitted by Randy Aldridge on Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:46am.

videoCAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) -- Every day this week you have the chance to get involved and have some fun at Pleasure Island during Arts and Entertainment Week sponsored by Island Local. Events include making your own art, farm-to-table cooking demos, open market art sales, beer and wine tasting and Jack-O-Lantern painting for the kids. The event is to showcase all that Pleasure Island has to offer and support local artisans, craftsmen and businesses.

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FDA: Pregnant women should eat low-mercury seafood
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:40am.

The Food and Drug Administration is reminding pregnant women to stay away from certain fish that can be high in mercury. But the agency won't require package labeling on mercury content, which is what consumer groups had sought.

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North Carolina's seafood harvest dropping
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:56am.

videoNorth Carolina's seafood harvest is dropping. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries said the state's fish and shellfish harvest dropped last year to the lowest level in a decade.

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New seafood processor creating 120 jobs in Pender County
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/18/2013 - 9:04am.

videoA seafood processor plans to create more than 100 new jobs in Pender County, according to state and local leaders. RC Creations, LLC, a seafood processing company, plans to create 120 new jobs and invest more than $25 million by the end of 2017.

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NC Spot Festival highlights local dish
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 09/28/2013 - 5:23pm.

videoFolks from near and far made their way to Hampstead for the North Carolina Spot Festival this weekend, and they came with an appetite.

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Shuckin' Shack named among nation's best 'Seafood Dives'
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 8:22am.

videoA restaurant with locations in Carolina Beach and Wilmington is getting some national attention. "Coastal Living" magazine included Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar on its list of "Our 22 Favorite Seafood Dives."

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NC oyster season could see a bumper crop
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 10/16/2012 - 3:29pm.

video Fishermen from all over the area have had this week circled on their calendar for months. That's because it's the open of the 2012 oyster season. So far returns have captains happy as a clam.

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Carolina shrimp numbers down after cold winter
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 06/06/2011 - 4:43pm.

videoA popular seafood item at many restaurants is either disappearing from menus or being replaced by catch that is not from the Carolinas. The reason is the number of native shrimp has significantly dwindled, and the weather is to blame.

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Michael's Seafood wins third straight world championship
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 06/06/2011 - 2:35pm.

videoMichael's Seafood in Carolina Beach now has another trophy to add to their case. It's just more proof that the restaurant's seafood chowder really is the world's best.

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"And the Winner is..." BEST SEAFOOD PLATTER
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/20/2011 - 5:10pm.

video A year ago, Something Fishy won a commanding victory for the area's BEST SEAFOOD PLATTER. But a dish like that in an area like ours is surely to have plenty of competition. So once again, we're firing up the fryers and grills to find out who has the BEST SEAFOOD PLATTER along the Cape Fear Coast. Voting has ended. George Elliott will tell you who won tonight on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 6.

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