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Carolina Beach State Park saw more visitors in 2020 than ever before

Carolina Beach State Park was established in 1969, but it's never had as many people enjoy its numerous activities than in 2020. 

Paddle NC sees spike in customers as business resumes

Memorial Day weekend brought warm weather and three days off bringing people out of their home. It turned into a much needed spike in revenue for local water sport businesses.

Seen more dragonflies lately? This may be why!

If you've seen more dragonflies around lately, you're not alone and the reason for the increase may surprise you.

Carolina Beach State Park holds carnivorous plant hikes through October

Each hike gives about 30 participants the opportunity to get up close and personal with a variety of different plants and wildlife.

Investigating the Carolina coast’s native plant: Venus flytrap

It's a stiff fine that had some people scratching their heads. A Bolivia man being held under a $750,000 bond. His alleged crime was poaching dozens of Venus flytraps.

Controlled burn at Carolina Beach State Park

A burn will close some trails at the Carolina Beach State Park today.

Crane delivery anchors boats along Cape Fear River

For several hours Thursday, the Cape Fear River will be off limits to boaters. Two huge cranes are being delivered to the Port of Wilmington.

Fishing and oyster reef habitat being enhanced in the Cape Fear River

Construction recently began on an artificial reef meant to enhance recreational fishing and create oyster reef habitat near Carolina Beach State Park.

Prescribed burn at Carolina Beach State Park Wednesday

If you see smoke on Pleasure Island today, don't be alarmed. A controlled burn is scheduled at Carolina Beach State Park, closing some areas in the park.

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Brunswick County announces two pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Brunswick County is having two pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics Thursday and Friday at Town Creek in Winnabow and at Smithville Park in Southport.

More bills seek to increase attendance at NC school events

More North Carolina state legislators are trying to get more spectators at school sporting events or college graduations that are beyond what Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 latest executive order allows.

Davis, Olsen signing 1-day contracts to retire as Panthers

Linebacker Thomas Davis and tight end Greg Olsen are signing one-day contracts to retire as members of the Carolina Panthers.

Bladen deputies find body in creek near White Oak; believed to be missing man

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after receiving a tip about a body found in a creek off of Burney Road near White Oak on Wednesday afternoon.