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CB skate park reopens after weekend vandalism

CAROLINA BEACH — After closing on Sunday and Monday, the Carolina Beach Parks and Recreation department announced an area of Mike Chappell Park reopened Tuesday.

The skate park was vandalized over the weekend, according to the department’s social media post Sunday. Crews were cleaning up vulgarities and graffiti throughout the area before opening back to the public. The skate park reopened at 2 p.m. on Mar. 29.

Officials ask anyone with information about the vandalization to contact the Carolina Beach Police Department at 910-458-2540.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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