CAROLINA BEACH — A portion of Freeman Park will close this spring due to dredging. According to the Town of Carolina Beach, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging in the Intracoastal Waterway and Carolina Beach Inlet Crossing areas beginning the first week of April and will continue through May 1. During the […]
CAROLINA BEACH – In what has become one of the most popular, locally-driven St. Patrick’s Day traditions over the last decade, the 13th Annual Steve Haydu Lo Tide Run is set for Saturday, March 18. All proceeds from registration fees, sponsors and individual donors are distributed to local cancer victims in financial need. From the […]
CAROLINA BEACH— On May 26, 1927, just before opening for the summer season, the Carolina Beach Hotel, with all its furnishings and 755 lots, were sold to John R. Baker of Winston Salem, North Carolina. The sale represented most of the holdings of the Carolina Beach Corporation, which had built the hotel and owned the […]Content provided by
CAROLINA BEACH – Traffic heading through the center of Carolina Beach will be diverted for about two weeks for infrastructure repairs. Beginning Monday at 9 a.m., Lake Park Boulevard (US Highway 421) will close between Charlotte Avenue and Atlanta Avenue as the Phase B Infrastructure Project continues. The road is expected to be re-opened by […]
CAROLINA BEACH – The Cape Fear Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation was out at Carolina Beach for its fourth annual dune-reinforcement project this weekend. The event brought over 120 people to the north end of the beach to help reinforce the area’s deteriorated dune-system. Members of the Surfrider Foundation and community volunteers anchored used Christmas […]
CAROLINA BEACH — The grand, new, three story Carolina Beach Hotel opened for the 1926 beach season near the Carolina Beach Lake, where Carolina Beach School is today. But by September of 1927 it was gone. It had lasted for only two summer seasons. It all began when the Carolina Beach Corporation announced plans for […]Content provided by
Here’s where to dump household chemicals and old electronics free and close to home in New Hanover County
NEW HANOVER COUNTY — New Hanover County is giving residents an easy way to dispose of household hazardous waste, and it starts next Monday. The county has created a new, mobile collection unit known as the “Hazwagon.” Starting Monday, Jan. 16, the Hazwagon will travel to three locations in the county each week to allow […]
"I like win-win situations. I look for them I work hard for them. But I don't see that here." - Carolina Beach Mayor Dan Wilcox.
CAROLINA BEACH — The Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10, was packed with protesters, overflowing into the parking lot where people listened to the proceedings over the loudspeaker. So many vehicles arrived that Carolina Beach Police Chief Chris Spivey had to intervene, preventing tow trucks from clearing the lot. It appeared that Alex […]
"We're going to pack that place, standing room only, so they won't be able to ignore us."
CAROLINA BEACH — The Town Council of Carolina Beach will meet next week to discuss a new zoning ordinance that would allow helicopter tours to operate inside the city limits. The meeting is expected to be crowded and, potentially, heated. The controversy is not about the zoning ordinance per se, but dates back instead to […]
CAROLINA BEACH — The town of Carolina Beach will be collecting Christmas trees throughout January and recycling them to help protect the area’s dune system. This year, the town of Carolina Beach will join the Cape Fear Surfrider Foundation to help rebuild dunes. The trees are spaced apart and anchored in areas along the dunes […]