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Coastal Reserve offers educational programs
The North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve is offering a series of educational programs to the public this summer in Wrightsville Beach and on Masonboro Island.
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Wrightsville Beach property owners owe $1.6 mil
The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution approving costs for the Masons Inlet relocation and maintenance special assessment during the Monday, June 17 meeting, and announced an Aug. 5 public hearing.
Wed Jun 19, 2013
UNCW economist Dr. Woody Hall to address Wrightsville Beach Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Woody Hall, Senior Economist at the Swain Center for Business and Economic Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington will be the guest speaker during the Wrightsville Beach Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Bluewater Grill on Monday, June 24 at 11:45 a.m. Other topics including weekly support of local businesses and the Wrightsville ... (more)
House sits atop barge ahead of Wednesday move
The Palmgren-O'Quinn house, built in 1946, will be transported from its current location on South Channel Drive to the Wrightsville Beach historic square on West Salisbury Street.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Wrightsville Beach Coast Guard station accepts new response boat
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC The Coast Guard Station at Wrightsville Beach received a new 45-foot Response Boat-Medium Tuesday.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
House move to slow traffic Wednesday and Thursday at Wrightsville Beach
Crews will use a barge to move the house along the Intracoastal Waterway. That means the bridge will open at 5 p.m. Wednesday for longer than usual so the barge can get through.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
First on 3 Update: Vehicle believed involved in fatal hit-and-run found
The vehicle believed to have been involved in a hit-and-run that killed a bicyclist last night has been located and brought in as evidence, according to New Hanover County Dispatch.
House to be moved by barge
A historic beach cottage is being saved from demolition - but first, a barge is going to move it to its new location.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
The 'Perfect Summer' to air in July
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC The locally shot film, The Perfect Summer , will air sometime in July, according to the director's Facebook post.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
McQueen, Pugh awarded fire department scholarships
The Wrightsville Beach Fire Department Local Relief Fund Board of Trustees has announced firefighter/intern Garrett McQueen and Sarah Pugh, daughter of fire captain Robert Pugh, as scholarship award recipients for 2013-2014.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Police patrol for illegal water taxis to Masonboro Island
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC Police in Wrightsville Beach will be increasing patrols for the Fourth of July morning in an effort to decrease the number of party goers on Masonboro Island.
Golfing for Great Causes
VPS Convenience Store Group is hosting its 30th Annual Summer Swing Golf Tournament & Auction to benefit the Boy Scouts of America, Cape Fear Council, on June 11-12, 2013.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
NC house being moved for environmental office
The StarNews of Wilmington reports that the Palmgren-O'Quinn House will be moved to a site near the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History and the town visitors' center.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Nanaimo Daily News
Waves crash against the pier as Tropical Storm Andrea moves in on Wrightsville Beach early Friday June 7, 2013 in Wilmington, N.C. Tropical Storm Andrea is bringing rain and wind to Carolinas, causing thousands to lose power and streams to swell.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Island Gazette Newspaper Online
Council To Consider Resolution Supporting Additional 1% Hotel Room Tax
The Carolina Beach Town Council will consider a resolution at their upcoming June 11, regular meeting to support House Bill 553 to help generate additional funding for tourism promotion and beach nourishment projects.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Tropical Storm Andrea zipping up the East Coast
Paul Jackson with CNN's storm coverage team waits to do a live shot under Johnnie Mercer's Pier in Wrightsville Beach, N.C., Friday, June 7, 2013.
The Asheville Citizen-Times
Tropical Storm Andrea blows through Carolinas
Tropical Storm Andrea's waves crash onto beaches: Wind and waves from Tropical Storm Andrea crashed onto the beaches of Venice, Florida, Thursday as the center of the storm approached land.
Wrightsville Beach NC Andrea Winds
Shot today on the beach at Wrightsville, next to the Blockade Runner Hotel. The wind was incredibly strong, and the sand was intense.
Power outages reported across Southeastern NC
The largest section listed without power in New Hanover County is in the area of 17th Street and Shipyard Boulevard.