Live training teaches fire safety & teamwork

Crews do a live training in Carolina Beach on Saturday. (Photo: Monique Robinson/WWAY) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Dozens of firefighters were hard at work Saturday learning the ins and outs of fighting a massive fire. Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, City of Wilmington, New Hanover County, Surf City, Leland and other fire

WWAY’s Randy Aldridge Grand Marshal at Carolina Beach Christmas Parade

Photo: WWAY CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The holiday festivities lived on Friday night in Carolina Beach as WWAY’s own Randy Aldridge led the annual Carolina Beach Christmas Parade as the Grand Marshal. The parade was put on by the Island of Lights. The parade director says there were 117 entries this

Crews to burn down Carolina Beach home for fire training

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Road closures on Dec. 7, 2019 due to fire training. (Photo: CBFD) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Don’t be alarmed if you see smoke in Carolina Beach area this weekend. The Carolina Beach Fire Department will be conducting live structure fire training. It will happen at

No more summer camping at Freeman Park

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — There are some changes coming to Freeman Park for the 2020 season, which may not go over well with some pass-holders. On Wednesday, Carolina Beach Town Council discussed the possibility of raising prices and banning alcohol, among other things. - Advertisement

Meeting held to discuss possible changes coming to Freeman Park

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY)– Some changes may be on the way for Freeman Park. Wednesday night the Carolina Beach Town Council talked about some policy changes for the upcoming year. People packed Carolina Beach Town Hall to learn more about some of the proposed changes

‘Jeep Go Topless Day’ in Carolina Beach postponed for 2020

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Hundreds of Jeeps drive onto the sand at Freeman Park during annual Carolina Beach Jeep Go Topless Day in May 2019. (Photo: StarNews) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A big event that takes place in Carolina Beach every year may not go on as usual

Venomous Portuguese man-of-war wash up on NC beach

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Portuguese Man O' War spotted in Carolina Beach in Nov. 2019. (Photo: Becky Wood) NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Watch out! A venomous type of jellyfish have washed up again along our coast. Photos have been circling around on social media of Portuguese man-o-war that

Committee recommends keeping annual Freeman Park passes

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Freeman Park (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The future of Freeman Park is still up in the air, but one committee wants the annual passes to remain. The Freeman Park Committee has voted to recommend annual passes should continue to be sold. - Advertisement

Woman finds woolly mammoth fossils on NC beach

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The ocean washes up a lot of things like seashells, sharks teeth, sand dollars, and more. In Carolina Beach, one woman says she found items that are thousands of years old.Becky Wood spends most mornings on the beach combing through the sand for fossils and

Woolly mammoth fossils uncovered on North Carolina beach

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The ocean washes up a lot of things like seashells, sharks teeth, sand dollars, and more. In Carolina Beach, one woman says she recently found multiple fossils from a woolly mammoth that are likely thousands of years old. Becky Wood spends most mornings on the beach