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'Tis the Season: Pleasure Island Shopping Spree is this weekend

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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. Full story...
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Coastal cottages going up at Kure Beach Military recreation area

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A military recreation area on Pleasure Island is replacing aging military base-style housing with modern coastal cottages. Full story...
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Soldier recognized for act of bravery

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videoAn Army veteran and Kure Beach firefighter was recognized at the USS North Carolina for an act of bravery when he was deployed in Iraq. Full story...
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Copper theft to blame for power outage affecting 22,000

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videoWilmington Police are investigating a copper theft that caused Monday night's power outage. About 22,000 customers were affected, officials said. Full story...
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Happening all week: Pleasure Island Arts & Entertainment Week

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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. Full story...
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Beach leaders meet to talk future

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video Federal and state funding for beach renourishment and other projects are dwindling. Local leaders are forced to find a way to make up for that money. Full story...
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Kure Beach drowning victim identified

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The victim who died from his injuries after being pulled from the water Wednesday has been identified. Full story...
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Man dies after Kure Beach ocean rescue attempt

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videoThe man rescued from the waters at Kure Beach has died from his injuries, the police chief said. Full story...
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Swimmer pulled from ocean off Kure Beach

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videoKure Beach Ocean Rescue had to pull a man from the surf this morning. One of the officers who responded said it happened at 11:18 a.m. near the 1100 block of South Fort Fisher Blvd. Full story...
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Kure Beach surfer sets Guinness World Record

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videoA Kure Beach surfer says he has set a Guinness World Record this weekend. Ben Shaw started Saturday at 6:30 in the morning to beat the longest recorded surf session at 29 hours and 5 minutes. Full story...
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