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  1. Fire alarm rally in Carolina Beach focuses on preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The American Red Cross is working with the Carolina Beach Fire Department to install up to 200 fire alarms in homes in the surrounding area Saturday. It's part of a nationwide initiative to cut the number of fire deaths by 25 percent in the next few years.


  2. Artificial reef enhancement underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lumina News

    ... (also known as the Five-Mile Boxcar reef) off of Masonboro Inlet and the Phillip Wolfe Reef Complex off of Carolina Beach Inlet. Unfavorable temperatures, wind speeds and water conditions have thwarted early deployment plans, said Division of Marine ...


  3. Why is everyone putting butter in their coffee?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... nothing more than marketing to Kenneth Hodges, owner of Island Roast Coffee , a specialty gourmet roastery in Carolina Beach. "I deal quite a bit with the coffee industry, coffee brokers, buyers, graders...and the only place I've really heard about ...


  4. WFD feels pressure from broken pipesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    With temperatures on the rise, for the weekend at least, so are the number of pipe breaks in our area. The Wilmington Fire Department said large houses at Carolina Beach and Wrightsville Beach, as well as several apartment complexes, have kept them busy.


  5. Music will be in the air during RumbaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Robesonian

    ... 'E' Stephenson, Dustin York, Tim Sidden, Frankie Hoggard and Preston Honeycutt, this band received a 2009 Carolina Beach Music Association award for Favorite New Artist. Hip Pocket has been compared to the Band of Oz in the 1980s and Bill Deal and ...


  6. Groundbreaking held for Carolina Beach Hampton InnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Seven gold painted shovels and a few ceremonial scoops of dirt marked the beginning of a new Hampton Inn next to the Carolina Beach boardwalk. "We think we'll bring vibrancy to the area that the area hasn't seen in a long time," Blanchard & Calhoun Commercial CEO Victor Mills said about the new hotel scheduled to be completed in late spring 2016.


  7. Carolina Beach to break ground on Hampton InnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    WECT's Emily DeVoe will be at the ceremony and will find out what nearby business owners and residents think of the area's latest construction project beginning two months before peak tourist season.


  8. Facts, feelings weighed during offshore oil and gas meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Lumina News

    ... regulatory framework that oversees geological and geophysical testing in the Atlantic last July. Like Blair, Carolina Beach Councilman


  9. First on 3: CB zoning commish speaks from jail about arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A Carolina Beach planning and zoning commissioner speaks out from jail after an arrest Tuesday. Richard Knott is charged with assault on a female, assault with a deadly weapon on a government official and communicating threats.


  10. Carolina Beach reauthorization attempts underwayRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Lumina News

    Early next year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hire a company to strengthen and lengthen the beach strand at Carolina Beach, an infrastructure project largely funded by the federal government for the last 50 years. Carolina Beach could soon lose its eligibility for federal dollars, leaving the state and local community to shoulder most of the cost, but efforts initiated by the county and the Corps could keep the project in line for federal funds for an extra 15 years.


  11. Sand-securing strategies sketched by countya s coastal lobbyistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Lumina News

    ... storm damage reduction, or beach renourishment, projects. A clock is ticking for both Wrightsville Beach and Carolina Beach. The Wrightsville Beach project is approaching a total cost limit attached to its original 1986 federal authorization of ...


  12. Businesses affected by boardwalk fire closer to making a comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Businesses damaged from a fire that tore through the Carolina Beach boardwalk in September 2014 are one step closer to making a comeback. Carolina Beach Town Manager Michael Cramer said the town has been working with the building owner and his representative for the past several months to determine if the businesses affected could be repaired.


  13. MOTSU allows for ornamental fence around Island Greenway projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Carolina Beach leaders, representatives from the Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point , and homeowners met Wednesday to discuss possible changes to the Island Greenway bike path. The room filled with applause when three different options were presented, and the possibility was brought up of installing a more expensive but aesthetically appealing fence instead of the traditional military barbed wire one.


  14. Wilmington cab drivers threaten to strike over UberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... nken people standing around on your precious downtown Wilmington or at your precious Wrightsville Beach or at Carolina Beach with no one to pick them up? Uber can't pick them all up," Bates said.


  15. Chefs compete, you winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Independent Weekly

    The culinary battle I was witnessing was between Chef Benjamin Guaman from Governors Club in Chapel Hill and Chef Brandon Stark from Michael's Seafood in Carolina Beach. They were matched in the Feb. 3 preliminary round of the Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series.


  16. Council cracks down on Freeman Park rules, despite petitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The discussions about Freeman Park camping regulations have lasted for months, but the Carolina Beach town council voted 4-1 to approve new rules to crackdown on park participants. This will include a $10 campsite cost, moving camping from ocean side to the dunes, and a reduction in campsites.


  17. Pitching fits over pitching tents in Carolina BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    There was a heated debate in Carolina Beach tonight as the town council voted on proposed camping restrictions for Freeman Park. By a 4-1 vote council approved new camping restrictions that would go into effect this year.


  18. Pitching Fits Over Pitching TentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... in people who want to come out there in general," said Scott Sink, who came out to show his opposition. Carolina Beach Mayor Dan Wilcox was the only person to vote against the new restrictions. The council also included 12 emergency spots for people ...


  19. Carolina Beach Fire Department to receive pet saving equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    After four animals lost their lives in December's Carolina Beach fires , a non-profit organization is hoping to increase the odds of survival for pets in future fires on the island. Jeannie Mintz, President of Saving Animals During Disaster, plans to donate an animal oxygen mask to the Carolina Beach fire department at Tuesday's council meeting.


  20. Doctor's receptionist charged in prescription drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... investigation was conducted by the Wilmington Police Department, New Hanover County Sheriff's Department, Carolina Beach Police Department, Pender County Sheriff's Office and the SBI. Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of ...


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