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Pleasure Island Sea Turtle Project spots first nest on Carolina Beach

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Crews on the morning turtle patrol in Carolina Beach spotted tracks in the sand that led to the first nest of the season on Monday morning around 6:00 am. Judging by the tracks, officials say the

Carolina Beach Mayor discusses choice to remove trash cans from beaches

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Earlier this year the Town of Carolina Beach announced it would remove most trash cans from beaches in an effort to cut down on littering. So how well is the plan working? Mayor LeAnn Pierce says

Carolina Beach’s rides are up… and almost running

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Carolina Beach’s amusement rides are up, but not running yet. According to the operators, the Department of Labor is still doing their usual safety check on the rides. They were originally supposed to open to the public

Live outdoor music will return to Pleasure Island

KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — For the first time since the pandemic shut down music venues across the nation, live outdoor concerts will return to Pleasure Island with a June 13th mini music festival at the Fort Fisher Recreation Area. Organizers

‘Boat safe, boat sober’: Tips for staying safe on the water this holiday weekend

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — According to the Wildlife Commission, there’s been a surge in boat registrations in recent months so they’re advising boaters to be extra cautious as they hit the water, especially for the holiday weekend. Boaters should also