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A woman was still in critical condition as of 6 a.m. this morning after falling from a boat in Banks Channel around 9:47 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Wrightsville Beach Police Chief Dan House said three women were on board the vessel Wednesday night and the woman that fell in was at the front of the vessel.
"I thought that's a strange light, maybe it's a helicopter light and I was watching them go, and they sorta did like a half circle," said Woozy Dell, who is vacationing for the week out on Ocean Isle Beach, "and then I saw another one come, and then I thought this is bizarre, and it got a little interesting."
A Wrightsville Beach Police patrol officer noticed a car leaving downtown Wrightsville Beach and traveling faster than the posted speed.
A social media platform used to swap book reviews engaged many Wrightsville Beach School students to continue reading after the 2013-14 school year wrapped up in June.
Wrightsville Beach aldermen unanimously denied a special use permit application from M&M Development for a parking exemption for 100 W. Salisbury St. The property, zoned C3 mixed use, was previously a convenience store but has been vacant for several years.
The 18th annual Lumina Daze , a celebration of the heritage of Wrightsville Beach, will "Seas the Daze!" 5-9 p.m. Sunday at the Blockade Runner Beach Resort , 275 Waynick Blvd. in Wrightsville Beach.
With the 12.2-acre Galleria property recently annexed into the City of Wilmington from the Town of Wrightsville Beach, Wilmington City Council was scheduled to assign a first zoning to the property at its Tuesday, Aug. 19 meeting.
After a battle with stage four renal cell cancer Donald James "Jim" Fisher, a longtime figure on the John Nesbitt Loop with the Wrightsville Beach Baptist Church water ministries, died in his residence on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Born in Charleston 1949 and a resident of Wilmington from an early age, Jim Fisher was part of the first group of surfers on ... (more)
For the past two decades, the Wrightsville Beach community has come together at the end of August to remember and celebrate the legendary 1930's era of dancing and dining at the Lumina Pavilion.
The council will consider an ordinance that would amend the Urban Mixed Use zoning district process.
During its monthly meeting on Thursday, Aug. 14, the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen heard director of planning and parks Tony Wilson's unfavorable recommendation regarding M&M Developers' request for a mixed-use conditional use permit for 100 West Salisbury St. The property was previously a convenience store but has been vacant for several ... (more)
Emmy Errante joined the Lumina News team July 28 as a full-time staff writer. Errante has interned with the newspaper's online and print editions, and sister publication Wrightsville Beach Magazine , since 2011 serving as a photographer, graphic designer and journalist.
The Wrightsville Beach School PTA hopes to ease back-to-school blues with two upcoming events before the 2014-15 school year begins Aug. 26. "Both my daughter and I were nervous but excited and immediately felt a warm welcome from the teachers and other parents and PTA members that were there," Beacham said.
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Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 06:36 am
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