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20th Positive Case Of Rabies For 2012 In New Hanover County

New Hanover County Animal Services recorded the 20th case of rabies confirmed this year. Pet owners are reminded to make sure their pet's rabies vaccination is up to date.


Beach Nourishment Contractor Selected; Future Funding In Question

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers recently opened bids from contractors to conduct a beach nourishment project in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach later this winter. It appears Weeks Marine of Louisiana was the lowest bidder.


Snow's Cut Bridge Work Reduces Lanes From Four To Two

The four-lane Snow's Cut Bridge leading onto Pleasure Island has been reduced to one lane in each direction.  At least any two of the lanes will be closed for four months during a bridge rehabilitation project.


Sandy Blows By Southeast NC Leaving Beach Erosion In Her Wake; Northern States Suffer Worse Impact

Hurricane Sandy was 100's of miles off shore as she moved north along the Atlantic coast. Strong surf conditions and storm surge lashed at the Riggings Condos in Kure Beach protected only by sand bags. No major damage. (Photo: Joshua Trillizio)


Kure Beach Oceanfront Park Project Extended Two Weeks To Dec. 2nd

The new Oceanfront Park on Atlantic Avenue in downtown Kure Beach is nearing completion. Earlier this month the Kure Beach Town Council voted to extend the project completion date by two weeks for minor issues.