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Ocean Cure remains hopeful that wheelchair-accessible beach mat will return to Carolina Beach

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — There is serious hope that a wheelchair-accessible beach mat could return to Carolina Beach this summer. Non-profit Ocean Cure has placed the mat in the sand in front of the boardwalk for the past several summers. Last

Carolina Beach puts outdoor shower proposal on hold

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A proposal to build permanent outdoor showers in Carolina Beach has been put on hold. Last summer, the town built temporary showers at lifeguard stations, hoping to construct permanent ones this year. Since then, however, the pandemic

Carolina Beach denies request for electric-scooter rental service

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — It’s a no-go for an electric scooter rental service in Carolina Beach. The town nixed the scooter-sharing company Bird’s request to bring them to the island. While bigger North Carolina cities like Raleigh and Charlotte already have

Motivational speaker spreads encouragement at Carolina Beach Elementary

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A motivational speaker was on hand Friday to help improve spirits at Carolina Beach Elementary School. Chad Porter has told his life story and given countless speeches around the country for years.  He lost one of

CUE Center offers $5,000 reward for finding missing Wilmington teen

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Community United Effort (CUE) is now offering a $5,000 cash reward for locating a missing teen. Landon Harrelson was reported missing from Carolina Beach on November 23. “The purpose of the reward is to help aid in information