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Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina is located in New Hanover County. Zip codes in Wrightsville Beach, NC include 28480. The median home price in Wrightsville Beach is $724,000 which is roughly $476/per square foot. More Wrightsville Beach information.

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3 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

Masonboro inlet overlooked for dredging funds

Keeping our local beaches beautiful is not an easy task and comes at a high cost. Currently beach nourishment and inlet dredging projects are two ongoing projects that are mostly supported by federal funding.

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4 hrs ago | Lumina News

Cyclists ask Wilmington motorists to be bike-conscious

Four local residents are biking Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington roads to train for distance bicycle challenges in a fundraiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. As part of the JDRF Ride to Cure, participants raise a minimum of $2,000 and compete in a national bike challenge.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Candidates Round Table Discussion Set For Sept. 17th

The Pleasure Island Foundation for a Sustainable Community is proud to host a Round Table Discussion between the 2014 candidates for the New Hanover County Commission and the respective Mayors, Council and Alderpersons of Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville Beach.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Blockade Runner food and beverage director, hit by car, dies

Busteed, the food and beverage director for the Blockade Runner Hotel at Wrightsville Beach, was leaving a fundraiser in downtown Wilmington on Thursday, September 4, when he struck by a car.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Lumina News

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A Sept. 10 fundraiser for David Rouzer, Republican candidate for North Carolina's 7th congressional district, at Mayor Bill Blair's home in Wrightsville Beach raked in close to $30,000.

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Lumina News

police blotter

A Wrightsville Beach Police officer on patrol around midnight, Wednesday, Sept. 3, began following a vehicle down Causeway Drive after noticing the vehicle stop halfway into the intersection of Causeway Drive and Waynick Boulevard for a red light.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

Chief of Police asks for go-ahead for three additional cameras near Crystal Pier

The Board of Aldermen in Wrightsville Beach will look at a proposal from the Chief of Police to move forward with plans to install security cameras near the Crystal Pier. The area was always on the town's long-term plan to upgrade security features across the island, but recent cases of crime near the Oceanic Restaurant sparked a push to get the camera installations underway.

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Lumina News

Sunset Social to welcome, inform parents

All parents of children enrolled at Wrightsville Beach School are invited to the third annual Sunset Social, hosted by the Wrightsville Beach School Foundation Sept. 16. Aimee Jones, foundation president, said the event is planned to educate parents about the needs of students and teachers at Wrightsville Beach School, but also to connect parents in a fun setting.

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Lumina News

Rescuers reflect on lifesaving effort

Rick Kappelmann, Bryan Humphrey, Michael Brown and Sydney Musick gathered on the dock behind the Carolina Yacht Club Sept. 9, watching boats churning through the choppy waters of Banks Channel.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Lumina News

New floodplain maps make waves

New preliminary floodplain maps could usher in more lenient flood zones and lower base flood elevations on Wrightsville Beach, but early reactions to the maps drew mixed responses from local authorities. Wrightsville Beach Director of Planning and Parks Tony Wilson said the preliminary maps are an improvement from the effective maps, adopted in 2006.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

Peak of hurricane season is here, but many reasons to keep our guards up

September 10th is the historical peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season. While this season has been a quiet one, southeast North Carolina has still felt the effects of a few named systems.

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Lumina News

WB skimboarder wins national contest

Native Wrightsville Beach skimboarder Will Buchanan traveled back to his hometown with some hardware after winning the Zap World Amateur Championships of Skimboarding Senior Men's Division. Held Aug. 9-10 in Dewey Beach, Del., the contest drew more than 200 skimboarders from around the world and as far away as Portugal and Brazil.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

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Cruise the Coast to Celebrate National Estuaries Day

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC Sept. 9. 2014 - The N.C. Coastal Federation is hosting the inaugural "Cruise for the Coast" to celebrate our estuaries and support the federation's education programs.

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Lumina News

More swimming advisories for Banks Channel

North Carolina Department of Energy and Natural Resources water quality officials issued three swimming advisories for the waters of Banks Channel in Wrightsville Beach Tuesday, Sept. 9. The first was issued for the public access between Snyder and Seashore streets; the second, for the public access between Taylor and Bellamy streets; and the third, for the public beach access at the corner of Waynick Boulevard and Sunset Avenue.

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Wrightsville Beach Chamber to host luncheon with local legislators

The Wrightsville Beach Chamber of Commerce is holding a luncheon meeting with state and local officials on Monday to discuss important issues facing the New Hanover County coastal community. The event, which is open to the public and runs from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bluewater Waterfr0nt Grill , 4 Marina St., is aimed at letting town business owners, residents and property owners know of some of the big issues facing the coastal community and what's being done about them in Raleigh and at town hall.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

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From the guy who brought you the viral video " Happy at Wrightsville Beach " comes the sequel "Happy 2: Dog Days ". The video was created by Ned Leary and features dogs as humans having a great time all over Wrightsville Beach.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Lumina News

Standup paddleboarders, boaters and jet skiers enjoy Banks Channel on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1.

N.C. Department of Energy and Natural Resources water quality officials lifted water quality swimming advisories for two locations along Banks Channel in Wrightsville Beach Thursday, Sept. 4. The advisories were lifted because water testing showed that bacteria levels dropped below the NCDENR and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's standards set for swimming and water play.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

North Carolina Coastal Federation teaches people how to help preserve our waterways

The City of Wilmington and other organizations have been working to improve water quality through different best management practices. Now, the North Carolina Coastal Federation is spreading the word about how people can help this cause on their own property.

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Lumina News

WBLA awards two student scholarships

The Wrightsville Beach Longboard Association recently awarded Tristen Harbowy and Andie Cuiffo each a $1,000 David L. Nash Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year.

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Lumina News

Shark expert to visit Wilmington

Despite their reputation as bloodthirsty predators, sharks attack human beings an average 50-70 times per year globally.

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