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Man accused of assaulting Carolina Beach police officer during traffic stop

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A traffic stop in Carolina Beach led to an arrest of a man who now faces several drug charges, police say. Carolina Beach Police Department along with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office pulled over Robert

UPDATE: Evidence shows Carolina Beach condo fire started in smoking area

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The Carolina Beach Fire Department released new details about the massive fire at Paradise Cove on April 2 including where the fire started. According to a release from Carolina Beach Fire Chief Alan Griffin, video footage

Pleasure Island business owners hold networking event, talk staffing issues

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Pleasure Island business owners gathered together Wednesday night at the Sea Witch in Carolina Beach as they prepare for a busy season. The Chamber of Commerce typically holds an after hours networking event monthly, but hasn’t

Emails uncovered reveal allegations of overreach against New Hanover County commissioner

NEW HANOVER COUNTY (WWAY) — WWAY uncovered emails showing a potential run-in between New Hanover County and Carolina Beach officials when it comes to the Paradise Cove fire investigation. These events took place over the course of two days: Tuesday, April

Experts talk water safety ahead of likely busy summer season in the Cape Fear

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — We are lucky to live with oceans in our backyard, but they can be as dangerous as they are beautiful. Dr. Phil Brown, executive vice president and chief physician executive at New Hanover Regional Medical Center,