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Yikes! Hundreds of Portuguese man o’ war wash up on area beaches

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — If you’re hitting up area beaches anytime soon, you’ll want to keep your eyes on the sand. Hundreds of Portuguese man o’ wars have reportedly washed up from Wrightsville Beach down to Horry County

Paddle NC sees spike in customers as business resumes

Paddle NC saw a spike in business over the Memorial Day weekend as they opened back up. (Photo: Tanner Barth, WWAY) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY)–Memorial Day weekend brought warm weather and three days off bringing people out of their home. It

Carolina Beach Boardwalk Amusement Park hoping to open in 2020

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Rides set up in 2018 at the Carolina Beach Amusement Park (Photo: WWAY) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY)–Residents of Carolina Beach have been when and in some cases if the boardwalk amusement park will open this

‘It feels normal’: Boardwalk restaurants busy on first weekend reopen

Restaurants on the Carolina Beach Boardwalk were bustling during their first weekend open (photo: Sydney Bouchelle/WWAY) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Local restaurants kicked off the unofficial start to summer by reopening their dining rooms. Phase two of reopening North Carolina allowed

Trash left on beach strand over the weekend frustrates many

Trash left on the beach over the weekend leaves many disappointed. (Photo by: Kathy Fluta / WWAY Viewer) NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — At Carolina Beach, many businesses are opening again as well as hotels, and short-term rentals. This weekend throngs