Kure Beach
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Surf City comes up short on beach water quality report
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 3:40pm.

video The Natural Resources Defense Council released its annual water quality report today. The survey looks at 200 popular beach spots nationwide. Of the six rated locally, one scored significantly lower than the others.

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ONLY ON 3: Contractor causes delay in Kure Beach park opening
Submitted by Asha Dave on Thu, 04/26/2012 - 3:34pm.

video The Town of Kure Beach had plans to open the new Ocean Front Park in time for tourist season, but now the park that was supposed to be ready this month is being torn down and rebuilt.

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Beach town leaders discuss $60M in coastal projects
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 04/05/2012 - 3:02pm.

video The Army Corps of Engineers says it is going to work on $60 million worth of projects this year in and around the Cape Fear waterways. That's good news for many elected leaders of beach towns in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties. They say beach renourishment and dredging are critical to both the local and regional economy.

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FIRST ON 3: Lambeth drops out of House race because of health issues, backs Davis
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/02/2012 - 4:43pm.

videoThere will not be a Republican primary for the 19th District state House seat after all. Kure Beach Mayor Dean Lambeth says he is dropping out of the race because of health reasons.

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FIRST ON 3: Kure Beach Mayor Lambeth will run against Davis
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 3:20pm.

Kure Beach Mayor Dean Lambeth just confirmed with us that he too will run for State Rep. Danny McComas's 19th District seat. McComas announced this morning he will not seek re-election.

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Kure Beach mayor explains profanity-laced tirade at fellow commissioners
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 4:14pm.

video An area mayor known for saying it how it is says he'll continue to speak his mind despite a recent outburst. Dean Lambeth is known as Kure Beach's straight-shooting mayor, but some have questioned a recent outburst during a town retreat.

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FIRST ON 3: Former Kure Beach Commissioner gets probation on drug charge
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 12:29pm.

According to the Clerk of Court, Barry Nelder will be on supervised probation for the next 12 months. He must also pay a $100 fine and do community service.

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Santa takes pre-Christmas swim at aquarium
Submitted by IE on Fri, 12/23/2011 - 3:04pm.

While the elves prepare Rudolph and friends for their round-the-world journey, Santa snuck into the Fort Fisher Aquarium for a quick swim with some marine friends.

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Construction of KB Ocean Front Park underway, not without hiccups
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 10/25/2011 - 4:07pm.

video The project, located on Atlantic Avenue, will include public restrooms, a playground and pavilion. The new space has been many years in the making and about $4 million from the town and grants for its development. There was a hiccup in the construction of the 3,500 square foot pavilion.

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Local leaders yet to hear from beach bus planner
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 10/10/2011 - 3:24pm.

videoThe idea of a Wilmington to beach shuttle may be ready to roll again. An entrepreneur from New York wants to hit the gas on a private beach bus not run by New Hanover County. Beach town leaders say they are open to hearing the idea, but so far, they have not received any official proposal.

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