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Carolina Beach May Have No Authority To Ban Smoking On Beach

The Town of Carolina Beach may not be the owners of their beachfront and therefore be unable to enact a ban on smoking on the beach.

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Kure Beach Addresses $240 Triathlon Invoice Dispute

The Town of Kure Beach received numerous emails from the public asking them not to jeopardize the future of the Kure Beach Double Sprint Triathlon which just held it's 15th annual event in June. The Town responded Friday issuing a statement via email.

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Carolina Beach Council Opinions Indicate Beach Smoking Ban Likely

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Sheriff's Department SRO's Teaching G.R.E.A.T. To 5th and 6th Graders

Receives Grant from the Good Shepherd Foundation

 The New Hanover County Sheriff's Department recently received a grant from the Good Shepherd Foundation to help fund their G.R.E.A.T. program teaching students to say no to drugs and avoid violence in daily life. The department also honored Carolina Beach resident and business owner Jerry Bigley for his many decades of service providing meals for an annual cook out for the program. 

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Beach Towns Meet With County Leaders On Room Tax Distribution

County and Town leaders recently met to discuss various issues concerning Southern New Hanover County. On item concerned beach nourishment funding sources. See report below...

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Police Beat: Neighborhood Night Out at the Boardwalk

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Morning Storm Causes Beach Erosion On Pleasure Island

An strong wave of thunderstorms brought intense lightning and heavy rain to southern New Hanover County early Wednesday morning August 1. People reported flooding on Canal Drive from the North End all the way to area of the Carolina Beach Boardwalk. The storm left noticeable beach erosion along the beachfront in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. (Photos: Jasmine Mckee) More photos inside...

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NHSO Vice and Narcotics Bust Marijuana Grow House

New Hanover County Vice and Narcotics Detectives concluded an investigation
of an indoor marijuana grow operation late Monday night July 23.

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Progress Energy Carolinas Customers Set Peak Electricity Demand Record

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Strong Storms Blow Through New Hanover County Sunday Evening

Strong storms brought intense lightning and some flooding to New Hanover County Sunday afternoon. Pictured above: The intersection of Harper Avenue and Canal Drive around 6:30PM Sunday night.

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Kure Beach Ocean Front Park Project Moving Along Despite Delays

The Kure Beach Oceanfront Park is still scheduled for completion in November of this year despite several issues that recently cropped up including another issue with the concrete slab at the pavilion building.

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