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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.
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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.
Water quality and service to improve
The town continues its best management practice, or BMP, project, in partnership with the North Carolina Coastal Federation this week with a rain garden installation and catch basin construction at Seawater Lane on the town hall campus.
School bond referendum voter education
New Hanover County Schools want voters to be informed when they determine the fate of a $160 million school bond at the polls in November.
Wrightsville Beach Police and Wrightsville Beach Fire departments responded to a call from No.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Wall Street Journal
This Charleston style home offers the ultimate in coastal living. Set on an island with just eight other homes, this spacious home features over 6300 square feet, five bedrooms, formal dining room, a huge rec room, a four car garage and balcony decks on front and back.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Here's your Saturday.....
If you're just waking up and wondering what on this warm Saturday there's plenty to think about.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Burlington Times News
Store owner faces drug charge after search
The owner of a Burlington incense and tobacco store was arrested Thursday on drug charges after officers executed a search warrant at his home and business.
Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue wins regional championship
Visitors to Wrightsville Beach should feel especially safe, after the town's Ocean Rescue Team won a regional championship this week.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Two Guys Grille closes South College location
Popular local restaurant chain Two Guys Grille has closed their location at 1201 S. College Road.
Cracker Barrel eyeing Mount Airy; Options for Seagrove post office...
Cracker Barrel is eyeing Mount Airy as the possible location for a new restaurant, with the location possibly being a site along U.S. 601 near the U.S. 52 intersection, the Mount Airy News reports .
Watershed restoration plan reaches out to community
The Cape Fear River Watch hosted a free seminar to educate the public about the Bradley and Hewlett's Creek Watershed Restoration Plan that was developed in 2012 by the city of Wilmington, the town of Wrightsville Beach and North Carolina Coastal Federation.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Tobacco policy change for town parks suggested
A presentation by Regina Penna, New Hanover County Health Department employee, launched a discussion about a stricter tobacco-use policy at town parks during a July 7 meeting of the Wrightsville Beach Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee.
Crowded but cool Fourth weekend
Staff photo by Cole Dittmer. Children of all ages in the annual Hanover Seaside Club Fourth of July parade hold American flags high as they make a pass on the beach strand in front of the club.