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National Night Out 2015 GraphicThe Carolina Beach Police Department is hosting National Night Out at the Boardwalk on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 5 to 9 p.m.

Along with the police, local fire and EMS agencies will be present, giving demonstrations and interacting with both residents and visitors in the gazebo area. The event is part of a nationwide initiative sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. The goal is to build positive community relations between law enforcement and the public to keep neighborhoods safe.

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