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Wheelchair-friendly beach mat returns to sand in Carolina Beach

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The wheelchair-accessible beach mat has returned to the sand in front of the Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Volunteers with non-profit Ocean Cure spent Saturday laying down the mat. https://www.wwaytv3.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/video-1621264113.mp4 The organization has been doing this since 2017 during summer

Netflix movie to film on Snow’s Cut Bridge this weekend

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A Netflix movie plans to film on the Snow’s Cut Bridge this weekend. “Along for the Ride,” which has shooting scenes all over Carolina Beach area the few weeks, will be filming on the bridge

Battle brewing over proposed tax increases for boardwalk businesses

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A battle is brewing in Carolina Beach over a proposed tax increase for businesses on the boardwalk. Property values in New Hanover County have risen by about 30 percent on average this year. And with higher

$4.7M worth of upgrades planned for Carolina Beach Lake Park

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Carolina Beach Town Council has made plans to improve Carolina Beach Lake Park. The park, which is made up of swings, a walking path, and a picnic shelter, will be upgraded to have a splash pad,

Carolina Beach rides to hopefully open by Memorial Day

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Workers are getting amusement park rides ready for the summer season on Pleasure Island. According to the Carolina Beach Assistant Town Manager Ed Parvin, the planning department should decide where rides will be located next week,