Southport City Manager leaves for Carolina Beach position

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Southport (Photo: City of Southport) SOUTHPORT, NC — Southport City Manager Bruce Oakley has resigned and will be taking over as Carolina Beach Town Manager. Southport Mayor Joe Pat Hatem confirms Oakley resigned in a private meeting Tuesday night. - Advertisement - In a statement, Hatem says, “I

Warm weather invites more people to local beach town

Photo: Kate's Pancake House is expecting a crowd this weekend. (Photo: Monique Robinson/WWAY) Carolina Beach, NC (WWAY) — In case you haven’t noticed, it’s been a very warm January and one local beach town is not complaining. The higher temperatures are bringing tourists back to Carolina Beach and it’s a win for

Town collects ample trees for dune project

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photo: WWAY CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A whole lot of used live Christmas trees are going to be put to good use in Pleasure Island. It’s an annual tradition to rebuild the dunes, and this year the town says they have more than enough. - Advertisement

Slow Down! Carolina Beach to lower speed limit on South Lake Park Blvd

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Carolina Beach plans to decrease speed limit (Photo By: Lakeeda Johnson / WWAY) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — After years of trying, the Town of Carolina Beach may be lowering the speed limit on South Lake Park Boulevard. The current speed limit is 35 miles per

Carolina Beach homeowner designs floor with 26,000 pennies

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Woman covers floor with thousands of pennies. (Photo: Lisa Overby-Dosier) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — If you’re looking for a floor with a whole lot of personality you might have to ante up! That’s what one local woman did and the results are just this

Savannah Inn to finally fully reopen after Hurricane Florence

The Savannah Inn in Carolina Beach to fully reopen after nearly a year and a half of Hurricane Florence recovery (photo: WWAY) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The Savannah Inn in Carolina Beach has almost fully recovered from damage sustained during Hurricane Florence. As of Wednesday, repairs are nearly completed. - Advertisement - Inn

Greens and black-eyed peas: People eat for well wishes in 2020

CAROLINA BEACH (WWAY) — It’s New Year’s Day, and for a lot of families, that means cooking traditional foods, but there’s a deeper meaning behind what’s supposed to bring people good luck this new year.Plenty of customers filled the Hoplite Irish Pub and Restaurant for a common purpose, a New

Island of Lights New Year’s Eve celebration kicks off 2020

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Pleasure Island was one of the many communities ringing in the new decade Tuesday night as the town hosted its annual Island of Lights New Year’s Eve Celebration.Each year, the celebration rotates between Carolina and Kure Beach. This year, it was right in the center

Local communities receive grants for beach, waterfront access

Kure Beach (Photo: WWAY) SOUTHEASTERN NC (WWAY) — The state Division of Coastal Management has awarded nearly $550,000 to four local municipalities to improve public access to coastal beaches and waters. “North Carolina continues to fund coastal waterfront access projects that allow people of the state and its visitors to enjoy our

Town unites to help house fire victims have a ‘Merry Christmas’

The Lazy Pirate hosts fundraiser for victims of house fire. (Photo: Monique Robinson/WWAY) CAROLINA BEACH,NC (WWAY) — The town of Carolina Beach is making sure the Noonans enjoy their Christmas holiday, after the family of 5 lost their home early Tuesday in a fire. WWQQ’s Eric Medler organized the fundraiser at the