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It's Periwinkle, Not Periwwkle Lane

This Carolina Beach street sign has some residents laughing. It's the sign for Periwinkle Lane at the intersection with Carolina Beach Avenue North on the North End. The sign at the other end of the street is spelled correctly.  Typically people correct typos. But this one keeps on delivering the laughs.

UPDATE: Body Of Missing Swimmer at Snows Cut Recovered

Update: Monday August 6: The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office along with additional emergency
response agencies have located the body of the missing 13 year old boy from Snow's Cut near the Carolina Beach State Park.


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.


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.


Carolina Beach Council Opinions Indicate Beach Smoking Ban Likely


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. 


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...


Police Beat: Neighborhood Night Out at the Boardwalk


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...