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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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Memories of Wrightsville

I don't recall exactly when the beach house was rented and for how long before my arrival.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Lumina News

Woman in critical condition after fall from vessel

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.

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WWAY-TV Wilmington

UFO over Ocean Isle?

"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."

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Lumina News

Leaders want fair access to inlet dredging funds

Before local communities can tap funds recently designated to offset the cost of inlet dredging, authorities must agree how the money can be used.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Lumina News

police blotter

A Wrightsville Beach Police patrol officer noticed a car leaving downtown Wrightsville Beach and traveling faster than the posted speed.

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Lumina News

Social media keeps summer reading fun

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.

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Lumina News

Parking, safety issues key to BOA's permit denial

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.

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StarNewsOnline.com

Lumina Daze features food and fun

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.

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Business Journal

Redmond: It's time for the next generation to lead

Billie Redmond, founder of Raleigh-based Trademark Properties, will be stepping out of her role as president and CEO in September.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Lumina News

New Galleria zoning postponed

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.

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Lumina News

2014 UNCW Beach Blast unfolds under sunny skies

A slight chance of rain did not stop the 2014 UNCW Beach Blast from unfolding near Wrightsville Beach's Crystal Pier.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lumina News

Longtime Loop fixture dies

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)

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Lumina News

Lumina Daze brings community together with music and dancing

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.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

New zoning changes bring questions from Wilmington City Council

The council will consider an ordinance that would amend the Urban Mixed Use zoning district process.

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Join Federation Advocate Mike Giles on a Rich Inlet Exploration

The N.C. Coastal Federation along with Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours Inc. will sponsor two boat trips with the federation's Coastal Advocate Mike Giles and Capt.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Wrightsville Beach Wahine Surf Classic draws attention

The competition is for ladies of all ages surfing short and longboards. A stand-up paddle board division was also added to this year's competition.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lumina News

Board of Aldermen denies mixed-use permit for Salisbury St. property

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)

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Lumina News

Movers and Shakers

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.

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Lumina News

PTA prepares for new school year

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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WECT-TV Wilmington

Pleasant conditions for our last Sounds of Summer concert featuring Jack Jack 180

If you are heading to the concert, you can expect mostly sunny skies with temperatures in the mid to upper 80s.

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