Pleasure Island
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Fundraiser for beach fire victims
Submitted by Chris Brown on Sat, 12/13/2014 - 2:11pm.

videoA week after the deadly fires in Carolina Beach folks organized a pig pickin to raise money for for the victims of that fire. There was barbecue and a silent auction, live bands, all happening at The Last Resort bar.

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Island of Lights Flotilla cancelled
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:46pm.

videoA holiday tradition in southeastern North Carolina will not hit the water this year. Organizers have cancelled the annual Island of Lights Christmas Flotilla scheduled for Saturday night.

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'Tis the Season: Pleasure Island Shopping Spree is this weekend
Submitted by Randy Aldridge on Mon, 11/17/2014 - 7:18am.

video'Tis the season to start your holiday shopping! This weekend the Pleasure Island Shopping Spree brings you deals at shops all over the island with the added bonus of the chance to win prizes. Stores open at 10 a.m. Saturday and the event wraps up with a Raffle Party Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott on the ocean at Carolina Beach.

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Coastal cottages going up at Kure Beach Military recreation area
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:25am.

A military recreation area on Pleasure Island is replacing aging military base-style housing with modern coastal cottages.

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Lane closures planned for Snow's Cut Bridge
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:39pm.

The NCDOT is planning daytime lane closers on the Snow's Cut Bridge next week.

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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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Beach wrestling to return to Carolina Beach; Updates on Tamera Young and Jonathan Cooper
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:55pm.

videoCarolina Beach hosted the national championship for beach wrestling in 2013 and 2014. On Tuesday we found out the event will be returning to Carolina Beach for the next two years. Former Hoggard Viking Jonathan Cooper is back on the field for Arizona. We have an update on Cooper along with former Laney Buccaneer basketball standout Tamera Young.

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Happening tomorrow: Carolina Beach Music Festival
Submitted by Randy Aldridge on Fri, 06/06/2014 - 7:01am.

videoThe 29th Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival brings fun in the sun to the boardwalk Saturday. The music starts at 11 a.m. with the Band of Oz followed by the Embers and then Jim Quick. Bring your towel and cooler to groove to the tunes at the Beach Stage on the historic Carolina Beach Boardwalk, but remember no glass containers or pets are allowed.

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Happening Saturday: Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-Off
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 04/10/2014 - 12:44pm.

videoIt's the 18th annual Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-Off, and while it promises to include all of the great traditions from past years, there are also some new elements to look forward to.

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FIRST ON 3: Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival announces headliners
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 4:35pm.

videoIf you like seafood and music, now is the time to mark your calendars for October. The Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce today announced the headliners for the 21st Annual Seafood, Blues & Jazz Festival.

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