McDuffie tabbed VP of regional board5:28 am
Hundreds of pest management professionals from North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia convened in Wrightsville Beach this week to kick off the 2014 Carolinas/Mid-Atlantic Summer Conference.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
A jury in New Hanover County indicted Hovey Pope Monday for embezzlement, according to the SBI.
Beach Carolina Magazine
N.C. Coastal Federation, Turtle Volunteers Plan Night Turtle Walk
Visitors will walk alongside turtle experts from the Wrightsville Beach Turtle Project and staff of the N.C. Coastal Federation for a nighttime beach stroll on Aug. 7. During this family event, people will learn about the annual turtle migrations and this year's turtle nesting activity at Wrightsville Beach and on nearby islands.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Journey across the U.S. ends in local beach
Go Team Manager Christian Toews says, "We thought we would do something kind of crazy to get people attention and speak to people like to you and get the message out."
Island Gazette Newspaper Online
Intracoastal Realty Announces Top Agents in Carolina Beach
Intracoastal Realty recently announced their top performers for the month of June 2014 in the Carolina Beach office.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
CANCELLED: Thursday's Sounds of Summer concert
Have you downloaded the free WECT News app? If so, visit the WECT table at the concert, show us the app and win a prize.
Surf charities benefit from Keller Foundation
"We want to leave the world a better place," said Keller Johnson-Thompson, announcing a three-year program supporting North Carolina surf camps for visually- and hearing-impaired children.
Fishing community remembers Capt. Eddy Haneman
Capt'n Eddy Haneman, one of the first charter fishermen in the Wrightsville Beach area, will be remembered as fishermen set sail Friday, July 25, during the 15th annual Eddy Haneman Sailfish Tournament.
New surveillance cameras highlighted in chief's chat
Around six citizens came to Wrightsville Beach Police Chief Dan House's Thursday, July 17, Chat with the Chief at Wrightsville Beach Town Hall.
Hook, line and sinker
July is probably one of the toughest months to fish successfully in the waters around Wrightsville Beach.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Landscaping changes coming to both sides of bridge
Work to revamp the town of Wrightsville Beach's entryway landscaping is currently underway as part of a $45,000 project funded by the North Carolina Department of Transportation and contracted to Good Earth Associates.
Researchers studying rip currents off North Carolina beaches
Researchers have studied how they work in other parts of the world, but now, for the first time, a group of researchers is taking a closer look at rip currents off North Carolina beaches.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
High bacteria levels at Wrightsville Beach exceed swimming standards
Recreational water quality officials discovered high levels of bacteria in parts of Wrightsville Beach that could lead to illness or skin infections.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Police, Lawmaker sound off on License Plate Scanners
On Monday, state legislators withdrew HB 348 from the legislative calendar. The legislation was referred back to a senate committee.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Hook, line and sinker
With temperatures reading in the 90s, high humidity and water temperatures reaching the mid-80s, fishing is proving difficult for many and leaving any doubt that summer fishing is upon us.
New corner showroom for Atlantic Marine
A new showroom for Atlantic Marine at the corner of Oleander Drive and Wrightsville Avenue will serve as the boat dealership's sales center for new boats as well as increase awareness of the company, said business manager Jordan Davis.
Perfect weather for Sounds of Summer concert featuring Millenia Funk'n
WECT's Sounds of Summer concert series will continue in Wrightsville Beach tonight and we could have asked for better weather! We're finally going to get a break from the stormy conditions that we've seen the past couple of Thursdays.
Blockade Runner Beach Resort to host Sunset SUP Series
The Blockade Runner Beach Resort in Wrightsville Beach will host the Sunset SUP Series every Thursday night through August 28. Each week a different course will be selected from the race course list.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Windham voted officer of the year
Jason Windham was awarded the Wrightsville Beach Police Department's Officer of the Year Thursday, July 10. Police chief Dan House made the presentation yet said Windham was singled out by his peers.