First Alert Weather: Warmer and wetter as we head into the weekend
Frigid conditions will give way to a more seasonable outlook for the weekend with temperatures and shower chances increasing as we head into Sunday afternoon.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Woman living in stolen car draws focus on plight of Moore Square homeless
That's what happened to Holly Mohajer, who discovered her car missing last month from Mo's Diner, the restaurant she owns near Moore Square in downtown Raleigh.
Online Update: Town historical designations to receive deeper look
For the first 2014 meeting of the Historic Landmark Commission, there were only two agenda items, prompting Town of Wrightsville Beach planning staff to ask commission members if there is anything they want to look into further.
Waiting on sand
The passing low pressure system and large swells on Thursday and Friday, March 6-7, caused more damage to Wrightsville's beach strand, which is at the end of its four-year cycle and due for a Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project this spring.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Six parking changes up for public hearing, vote
Metered parking began March 1, but the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen is expected to vote on six potential parking changes following a Wednesday, March 19, public hearing.
Opposition mounts against Banks Channel no-wake zone petition
Opponents of the Banks Channel no-wake zone petition say they are among several residents who want to keep Banks Channel boater friendly.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Wrightsville Beach restaurant dealing with expansion opposition
Damon Scarpelli, the owner of Banks Channel Pub and Grille in Wrightsville Beach, wants to extend his front porch patio.
Jacksonville Daily News
Moving Day Set for N.C. Coastal Federation's New Education Center and Southeast Office
The staff of the N.C. Coastal Federation's Southeast Office and Education Center will begin moving into their new home in the town's Historic Square on March 20, completing an adventure that began in late 2012.
First Alert Weather: Perfect spring weather then mid week cold front
High pressure retains control, bringing perfect spring conditions to eastern North Carolina.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Online Update: Shore a concern for Wrightsville Beach
The passing low pressure system and large swells on Friday, March 7, caused more issues for Wrightsville's beach strand, which is due for a Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project this spring.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Vessel for hire definition, use could change
A text amendment changing the application process for permitted and conditional uses of vessels for hire will head before the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen following unanimous approval by the Wrightsville Beach Planning Board.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Babysitter classes proposed in May
Charlotte Murchison, member of the Wrightsville Beach Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, asked about the possibility of babysitter classes during the February meeting.
On Friday, Feb. 28, a Wrightsville Beach police officer noticed graffiti at the Galleria property, at 3:30 p.m., at 6800 Wrightsville Ave. The officer filed a report for criminal damage to property.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Only on 3: Woman with local ties part of Oscar-winning 'Frozen'
The Disney movie "Frozen" has captured the hearts of little girls all over the country.
Wednesdays are for wine at Sweet n Savory
Sweet n Savory , 1611 Pavilion Place near Wrightsville Beach, hosts a free wine tasting 5-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Beach-goers react to potential parking rate increase
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC Residents and Wrightsville Beach visitors are voicing their opinions about a potential parking rate increase in 2014.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Island Gazette Newspaper Online
County Commissioners Increase Budget For Shoreline Mapping
The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners approved increasing a budget to map the shoreline in the County by an additional $50,000 at their February 17th, meeting.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Banks Channel no-wake zone petition surfaces
A no-wake zone petition for a portion of Banks Channel has been circling since October 2013 and is scheduled to come before the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen Wednesday, March 19. Resident Jerry Cook, who lives on Banks Channel and has owned a Wrightsville Beach home since 1985, said he started the petition, which now has more than 400 ... (more)
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Brush fire sparks near Access No. 39
A brush fire started in the dunes near Public Beach Access No. 39 around 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, and was likely the result of a burning cigarette butt.
Why it could cost you more to visit the beach this year
Each year, Wrightsville Beach collects hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue from parking.