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Kure Beach

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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Sales tax bill aims to wash away funding deficit

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video Area beaches attract millions of dollars in tourism to North Carolina every year, but federal funding for beach nourishment has been slowly eroding just like many of our beaches. Now one local lawmaker has an idea to try to stem the tide financially. Full story...
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Kure Beach officially opens long-awaited Ocean Front Park

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video A long-awaited attraction in Kure Beach is finally open. The town celebrated the grand opening of its new Ocean Front Park this afternoon. Plans for the park have been in the making since 2007. Full story...
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17th annual Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-off Saturday afternoon

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videoThe Chowder Cook-Off is all about delicious food, good music, and family fun, so bring the kids along to this family-oriented event. Chefs from southeast North Carolina’s finest restaurants will prepare the region’s best seafood chowder recipes. Full story...
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Rep. McIntyre tours Carolina and Kure Beaches

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videoIn tough economic times, Congressman Mike McIntyre says it's a "T" word that has kept us afloat. That "T" word is tourism Full story...
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HAPPENING TODAY: McIntyre to visit area beaches, talk renourishment

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Congressman Mike McIntyre will visit several area beach communities Thursday to talk renourishment. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Buddy Guy to headline 20th Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival

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videoFolks in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach area already jazzed about the 20th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival, and it's not happening until October. Full story...
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Progress made on Kure Beach oceanfront park

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video The road is open and the swings are up at Kure Beach's new oceanfront park, which is next to the pier along Atlantic Avenue. The park will offer a pavilion, restrooms and a children's play area. It's set to be completed by next winter. Full story...
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Couple says Kure Beach building inspector's vendetta stalling dream home

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video A Wilmington couple spent months building their dream home in Kure Beach. They were happy to finally complete the house late last year, but they say their struggle with the town's building inspector has left the house empty and their blood boiling. Full story...
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Davis measuring support for beach smoking ban

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video Rep. Ted Davis is assessing support within legislation for a bill to give New Hanover Co. beach towns the power to enforce smoking bans on the beaches. Full story...
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