Carolina Beach warns of Thursday road closure

CAROLINA BEACH — The town is warning that part of North Lake Park Boulevard will be closed during daylight hours on Thursday, Sept. 22, for stormwater system maintenance. The outer, southbound lane from No. 607 North Lake Park Blvd. to 505 North Lake Park Blvd., including the intersection at Goldsboro Avenue and North Lake Park […]

Racing dragons: Photos from the 2016 Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta


CAROLINA BEACH – The Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta and Festival returned to the marina on Saturday for its fourth year, bringing together businesses, non-profits and friends for a day full of rowing racing and charity. This year, 24 teams participated, including two organized by the mayors of Kure Beach and Carolina Beach for a […]

Boardwalk extension coming in Carolina Beach

Looking north from the Carolina Beach Boardwalk at Harper Avenue. Photo by Hannah Leyva.

CAROLINA BEACH – The contract for the Boardwalk Northern Extension Project in Carolina Beach has been awarded to Civil Works Contracting for $715,720. The Wilmington-based company had the lowest bid out of the four companies that submitted proposals. According to Jerry Haire, from the town’s planning and zoning department, Civil Works Contracting previously did the […]

Bacteria levels in local waters normal after Tropical Storm Hermine

People enjoying activities in Banks Channel in Wrightsville Beach on Friday afternoon. Photo by Hannah Leyva.

Following storms or flooding events, bacteria levels in coastal waters tend to rise slightly, according to the state’s Department of Environmental Quality. “We usually issue precautionary advisories following storms,” said Erin Bryan-Millush, an environmental specialist with the Shellfish Sanitation and Recreational Water Quality Section of the Division of Marine Fisheries, which falls under the DEQ. […]

This week’s road closures

Drawing of planned 17th Street streetscape. Courtesy of the City of Wilmington.

Here is a list of road construction work for Sept. 5 through Sept. 10 for Carolina Beach, Wilmington, New Hanover County and Brunswick County. All information is gathered from the town of Carolina Beach, the city of Wilmington and the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Town of Carolina Beach St. Joseph’s Street – closed between Winner […]

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