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  1. Pot holes a priority for Carolina Beach officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    You don't have to drive far in Carolina Beach before you hit a bump in the road; pot holes. "One of the things we heard last year, and we're continuing to hear from the citizens is that we need to take better care of our roads and sidewalks," Carolina Beach Mayor Dan Wilcox explained.

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  2. Six year saga of fire department construction nears endRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Carolina Beach Town Council is working toward finishing a six year, $1.2 million project expected to be completed spring of 2015. Project plans for the Carolina Beach Fire Department started six years ago, long before the current town administration was in office.

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  3. Carolina Beach leaders cautious about offshore drilling planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Carolina Beach Mayor Pro Tem LeAnn Pierce said she was concerned about the Department of Interior's plan to potentially allow offshore drilling off the North Carolina coast. Mayor Dan Wilcox said he had concerns with the methods used for seismic testing, but he isn't outright opposed to drilling if it can be done right.

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  4. Christmas trees recycled to protect Carolina Beach dunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The beach seems like an unusual resting place for retired Christmas trees, but volunteers spent Sunday afternoon securing them into the sand at Carolina Beach for a good cause. "The dune structure here in Carolina Beach and much of the East Coast is our primary line of defense against beach erosion and storm surge," said Ethan Crouch, the event organizer and Chairman of the Cape Fear chapter of Surf Rider Foundation.

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  5. Carolina Beach homes get a lift from FEMARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    This past November, the Town of Carolina Beach was awarded a project sub-grant through the Flood Mitigation Assistance program by FEMA. The elevation project will eliminate or reduce the risk of flood damage to these structures and prevent long term problems.

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  6. Raleigh attorneys to represent man charged in fatal beach fire deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WRAL.com

    - A man accused of setting fire to three Carolina Beach condominiums last month has hired his own attorneys to defend him against two counts of first-degree murder in the case. Marshall Hudson Doran, 22, of Kure Beach, went before a New Hanover ...

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  7. Carolina Beach fires suspect drops court-appointed attorney, hires own lawyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The man suspected in the deadly Carolina Beach fires from December 2014 made an appearance in a New Hanover County court Thursday morning. Doran requested that his court-appointed attorney, Thomas Payne, withdraw from the case.

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  8. Carolina Beach deadly fires suspect appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The man facing first degree murder charges for a string of fires that resulted in two deaths appeared in court Thursday. Marshall Hudson Doran , 22, is charged in the murders of Darlene Maslar, 43, and Mary Cochran, 72. The two women died in the fire at 409 Carolina Beach Ave. South in early December.

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  9. Public Meeting for Carolina Beach Boardwalk improvement project Tuesday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Carolina Beach Boardwalk improvement committee is hosting a meeting Tuesday, January 20 at 3:00 p.m. at the Gazebo Stage at the Boardwalk. Members of the committee say the purpose of the meeting is to tour the new Boardwalk and discuss the fundraising involvement for the project.

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  10. Carolina Beach sets penalties for pier jumping, leaving beach holesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Leaving holes on the beach and leaping from commercial fishing piers is now prohibited in Carolina Beach, aligning the town's ordinances with Kure and Wrightsville Beach policies. The Carolina Beach Town Council made the changes last week at its meeting, with all five members voting unanimously to put the changes in place.

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  11. Chowder chow-down benefits inletRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    It takes hundreds of thousands of dollars every year to keep the Carolina Beach Inlet open. Dozens gathered at the High Tide Lounge to raise public awareness and money for the cause with the first ever Carolina Beach Chowder Cookoff.

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  12. Captains angry over proposed log booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    In Carolina Beach charter boat captains are mad about proposed new restrictions on their fishing expeditions. Wednesday they met with marine fisheries commissioners to discuss doing away with the proposals.

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  13. Aldermen uphold 40-foot height limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Lumina News

    ... considered, not actually constructed, citizens worried where such allowances might lead. "We don't want to be Carolina Beach or Myrtle Beach," Charlotte Murchison said. "One of the glories of this beach is we keep it a community area without ...

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  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to Town Manager Michael Cramer, the Carolina Beach Fire Department Expansion project has faced challenges because of several mistakes made at the beginning of the project. The $1.2 million project was not assigned a project manager, causing a lack of leadership in deadlines and budget in the fire department's expansion.

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  15. Drivers to get a smoother commute into Kure BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation is set to begin paving Highway 421 starting in Carolina Beach and continuing through Kure Beach.

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  16. Carolina Beach leaders give more money to ongoing fire department projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Carolina Beach Town Council approved one hundred thousand dollars to finish a project they are calling "long and challenging." According to Town Manager Michael Cramer, the Carolina Beach Fire Department Expansion project has faced challenges because of several mistakes made at the beginning of the project.

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  17. No camping changes at Freeman Park yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Carolina Beach's Town Council decided not to take any action on proposed camping restrictions out at Freeman Park. Dozens of folks turned out to discuss proposed restrictions to require campers to obtain permits to stay the night in the park.

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  18. CBPD identify two people suspected in robbery, fraud incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Carolina Beach Police have identified two people wanted in connection to a robbery and fraud incident in December. According to officials, warrants have been issued for Tabatha Jones and Daniel Arbogast.

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  19. Closings and delays for Thurs. Jan. 8, 2015 due to frigid temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Here's a look at reported closings and delays for Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 due to frigid temperatures. Jan. 8, 2015 1-hour delay for students Brunswick Transit System Jan. 8, 2015 1-hour delay Carolina Beach Gov. Offices Jan. 8, 2015 The following facilities will be closed until Friday, Jan. 10: The bathrooms on Boardwalk, Hamlet, and Snapper avenues The Marina water supply Mike Chappell Park water supply Child Care Network Jan. 8, 2015 Opens at 9 a.m. Southport location ONLY Columbus County Schools Jan. 8, 2015 Class starts at 10 a.m. No other delays have been reported at this time.

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  20. Chefs revealed for Got to Be NC Competition Dining battles in TriangleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | WRAL.com

    ... 3: Benjamin Guaman of Governors Club in Chapel Hill, versus Brandon Stark of Michael's Seafood Restaurant in Carolina Beach Some chefs competed last year, including Fong, Hill, Carter. Fong notably won "Cutthroat Kitchen" on the Food Network. Hill ...

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