Local beach towns: Where you can go and what you can do

Carolina Beach. (Photo: Kylie Jones/WWAY) SOUTHEASTERN, NC (WWAY) — If you plan on heading out to the beach this weekend, where can you go and what can you do? With different beach towns implementing different rules, WWAY breaks down the regulations at some of the top spots around our area. - Advertisement - NEW

Two arrested, one wanted in connection to Carolina Beach car break-ins

Nathan Newberry, Jeremiah Holmes, Noah Gray (Photo: via CBPD) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Police say two teens have been arrested and another is still wanted for a string of car break-ins in Carolina Beach. Officers with the Carolina Beach Police Department were dispatched to the area of Bertram Drive and Donzi

Donations pour in to keep iconic Carolina Beach bar afloat

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — One business has turned to something new to stay afloat. At Carolina Beach, The Fat Pelican is an institution.The owner has been faced with tough times, and has tried something different to make ends meet. - Advertisement - “During the season, it’s a little landmark for

Dozens of jellyfish seen washed ashore at area beaches

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Jellyfish in Oak Island on May 7, 2020. (Photo: WWAY) OAK ISLAND, NC (WWAY) — It should come as no surprise, but jellyfish are in the area and you might see them in our coastal waters. Recently, people have spotted dozens washed ashore at beaches like

Britt’s Donuts in Carolina Beach to open this weekend

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Britt's Donuts (Photo: Instagram) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The wait is almost over! Britt’s Donut Shop will open this weekend. The shop delayed its season opening due to COVID-19. - Advertisement - According to the shop’s website, the iconic Carolina Beach spot will open for carryout only

Carolina Beach announces which lots will open at noon

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Carolina Beach. (Photo: Kylie Jones/WWAY) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The Town of Carolina Beach is opening select public parking lots and meters at noon. Only non-stationary exercise activities limited to walking, jogging, swimming, and surfing/watersports are allowed. Certain lots open in Carolina Beach - Advertisement - As a

Local church feeds community with free Boston butt

Church members package cooked Boston butt. (Photo: Monique Robinson/WWAY) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — One local church is feeding the community, one Boston butt at a time. St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Carolina Beach gave away 120 fully-cooked Boston butts Saturday for free to anyone in need. President of Methodist Men at

Wilmington-area mayors extend certain restrictions as county order expires

Carolina Beach. (Photo: Kylie Jones/WWAY) NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Now that the additional restrictions in New Hanover County have expired, the mayors of Wilmington and the county’s three beach towns are extending certain restrictions. Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach each extended their restrictions on the beaches, as well