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Kure Beach

FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Kure Beach commissioner resigns after pot charge

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A Kure Beach commissioner arrested on drug charges has resigned. Barry Nelder's resignation is effective today. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: 64-year-old Kure Beach commissioner arrested for having weed

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video A Kure Beach Town Commissioner has been charged with narcotics charges, according to Kure Beach Police. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: County overtaxes Kure Beach residents

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The New Hanover County Tax Administrator says Kure Beach residents paid too much on their property tax bills. Roger Kelly told a news conference the error falls on him. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Missing kayakers located

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New Hanover County Dispatch has confirmed that the two kayakers who were missing near Fort Fisher have been located. Full story...
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Wave considers car fee to finance beach buses

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videoNew Hanover County's public transportation could be getting closer to making waves at the beach. The Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority is considering charging residents more to have a car to help finance new bus routes to the beach towns. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover property values down significantly; beach towns hit hardest

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video Property values throughout New Hanover County are heading down. The areas seeing the largest drops since the last revaluation in 2007 are the beach towns. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Fisherman catches shark off Kure Beach

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This morning at around 6:15am, Mary Davis, who was out for her daily morning walk looking for shark's teeth, came across a lot more than just teeth. This morning she stumbled across an entire shark near the M Ave. beach access. Full story...
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Woman died from injuries suffered in fire

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The New Hanover County fire marshal says Laura Martin, 51, died at the North Carolina Burn Center in Chapel Hill. Full story...
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Army mom surprises son with unexpected homecoming

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video Many men and women sacrifice the comforts of home here in the States to protect our freedom overseas, and their families sacrifice precious time with their loved one. One local family is now reunited after a surprise homecoming. Full story...
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Carolina Beach to reconsider road diet

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videoCarolina Beach made the change to the pattern a year ago to help regulate traffic conditions on Lake Park Blvd. Instead many people say it has done quite the opposite. Full story...
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Sunshine and summer temps mean beaches full of families and friends

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After a long, cold winter and a stormy spring, the summer weather has arrived, and beach goers are out in full swing this weekend. Full story...
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Disabled anglers aim for fresh catch

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If you were headed out to Kure Beach for some fishing today, you might have found it a bit crowded on the pier. Folks were up bright and early for the 13th Annual Cape Fear Disabled Sportsman Fishing Tournament. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Car owners would pay for Wave's beach bus plan

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video Years ago the main way to get from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was by trolley. If Wave Transit gets its way, the Beach Car may again roll to the ocean, but it would come at a price. Full story...
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Beach towns make their case, but don't want to break up

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Like a jilted lover trying to make amends, last night New Hanover County’s three beach communities confronted the county tourism development authority - reports the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. “We’re not asking to break away from Wilmington,” said Wrightsville Beach Mayor David Cignotti. Full story...
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UPDATED: Body found on Kure Beach identified

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Police now say the woman who was found dead on the beach Wednesday is 44-year-old Leanne Tracy Bulutoglu. She was also known as Leanne Moodie. She lived at Kure Beach. The cause of her death is still pending the Medical Examiner's autopsy and report. Full story...
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