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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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Municipal leaders fight looming flood insurance rate increase

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videoJust like the tide the cost of flood insurance is on the rise. The Biggert-Waters Act is set to go into effect Tuesday and town leaders are asking for help to keep their town afloat. Full story...
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Crews suspend search for missing swimmer in Kure Beach

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video Rescue efforts are in place off the shores of Kure Beach, searching for a missing swimmer. Full story...
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Kure Beach honors town attorney for 50 years of service

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video The town of Kure Beach took time to recognize a special contribution from a very special man. Andy Canoutas has been the town attorney for 50 years. He looks back fondly. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Couple says battle with building inspector still holding up dream home

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video A battle we first told you about in February continues on Pleasure Island. A couple says Kure Beach's building inspector is still purposely stalling their dream home. Full story...
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Movie filmed in Wilmington area airs Saturday and Sunday

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video'The Perfect Summer' is about a computer nerd who learns to surf to impress the cute girl next door. Full story...
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Swim advisory posted at Fort Fisher

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video The state has posted an advisory against swimming at Fort Fisher State Park in Kure Beach. The advisory affects the Fort Fisher State Park beach access off Loggerhead Road. Full story...
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Tropical Storm Andrea brings rain, wind, few problems to Pleasure Island

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videoPleasure Island is often hit hard by tropical storms. This time around, though, some of the usual trouble spots were basically trouble free as Tropical Storm Andrea, the first tropical storm of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season, rushed through North Carolina today. Full story...
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Hundreds gather for Chamber of Commerce 75th celebration

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video Today hundreds gathered in Kure Beach for a birthday celebration. Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce asked people around the area to join them blow out the candles for their 75th anniversary celebration. Full story...
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