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Carolina Beach asks county for renourishment help

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videoBeach renourishment has been going on with the help of the federal government for almost 50 years. The trouble is that millions of dollars in federal funds is slated to run out at the end of this year. Full story...
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Kure Beach votes on seismic testing

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videoKure beach's town council won't say no to seismic testing. “We need to find out what’s out there,” said Kure Beach Mayor Dean Lambeth in support of seismic testing, “that’s all we need to do is just test and find out what’s out there.” Full story...
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Cape Fear Crop Mob lends a hand

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The volunteer group usually lends a hand to local farmers, but today they dug into one woman's backyard tomato garden. Sarah Daughtridge is famous for her heirloom tomatoes and peppers. But after facing a string of health setbacks, she says she was overwhelmed and unable to keep up her plants this year. Full story...
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Latest winter storm leaving mark on area beaches

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videoFour consecutive days of wind and rain have taken a toll on area beaches. The force of Mother Nature is in full effect as the storm surge has pushed in sweeping about two to three feet of sand out to sea from Kure Beach. Full story...
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UNCW student charged in double fatal hit-and-run on I-40 during winter storm gets lower bond

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A college student accused of killing two Good Samaritans on Interstate 40 during a winter storm last month, was in court Thursday morning as a Wake County judge decided to lower his bond. Full story...
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Bond reduced for Kure Beach man accused of hit & run deaths

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video The charges and bond have been reduced for a Kure Beach man accused of a hit and run on I-40 last night that killed two Good Samaritans. Full story...
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Conservationists, capitalists battle over seismic testing

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video It was standing room only at the Kure Beach Town Council Meeting with hundreds more standing outside hanging on every word of the debate. Full story...
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Beach towns ask legislators for more control of room occupancy tax money

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video Leaders from New Hanover County's three beach towns and state legislators met this morning to discuss a number of issues. They talked about proposing a bill to give towns more control over spending some room occupancy tax moeny. Full story...
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Carolina Beach looks to change beach rules for pets

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videoPet owners wanting to take their furry friends for a walk on the sand may have some new rules to follow next year. Town Council will take a look at the ordinance which permits pets on the beach in hopes of creating consistency between Carolina Beach and Kure Beach rules. Full story...
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Holiday happenings this weekend at Pleasure Island

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Holiday Happenings continue this weekend on Pleasure Island with the annual Christmas Parade on Friday night and the Christmas Flotilla on Saturday.video Full story...
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First ever Holiday Market supports Kure Beach

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video'Tis the season...to go shopping. At least that's what lots of people did this weekend at Ocean Front Park for Kure Beach's first ever Holiday Market. Full story...
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Correctional officer honored for Kure Beach rescue

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videoA Kure Beach hero has been honored for saving a life. Memorial Day weekend a correctional officer on vacation helped save a man from drowning. Full story...
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Fireplace violation continues to keep Kure Beach couple out of new home

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A Kure Beach couple remains unable to move into their new home after a New Hanover County Superior Court judge upheld the town's decision to deny an occupancy permit for the property because its cantilevered fireplace extends 6 inches farther than zoning laws allow. Full story...
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This Weekend: 20th Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival

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video The 20th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood, Blues & Jazz Festival is this weekend, featuring Grammy Award winning artist Buddy Guy. Full story...
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Dolphins found dead on NC beaches have disease

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Marine biologists say tissue samples from two dolphins that washed ashore in southeastern North Carolina tested positive for a disease that has killed almost 600 dolphins along the East Coast. Full story...
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