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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 $765,000 which is roughly $473/per square foot. More Wrightsville Beach information.

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Local news for Wrightsville Beach, NC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

5 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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Carolina Beaches

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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Lumina News

Shuttling in the future

What if the days of the historic Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach trolley line were not the past but the future? What if a passenger could board a light rail car at the foot of Market Street and be whisked to the beach in a fraction of the time it takes for a vehicle to travel? Is this system of transportation a real possibility for Wilmington in ... (more)

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Lumina News

Shorebird nesting season comes to close

As nesting season wraps up at the south end of Wrightsville Beach, Audubon North Carolina is beginning to shift focus to the inlets, where the birds prepare for the long journey to winter grounds.

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Lumina News

Partnership keeps 2014 UNCW Beach Blast safe, fun

When more than 3,000 college students swarm the beach at Crystal Pier Aug. 19, both Wrightsville Beach and University of North Carolina Wilmington officials said years of partnership ensure the 2014 UNCW Beach Blast will unfold problem-free.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Lumina News

Museum to teach kids about life, beauty of shells

The Wrightsville Beach Museum of History continues offering free monthly events for children with an Aug. 14 program about shells.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Beach Carolina Magazine

Cruising, Clamming and Chowder with the North Carolina Coastal Federation

The N.C. Coastal Federation's Local Bites: Coastal Culinary Adventures on Saturday, August 23, will include a day of boat cruising, clamming, beach combing and feasting.

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WBAL-AM Baltimore

Trolly Stop A Go

And without a doubt, to a man and woman, they ask this blogger where he went for a hot dog! That meant a long awaited trip to what some consider the best hot dog shop in the Carolinas, the Trolly Stop in Wrightsville Beach.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Island Packet

Flying is lifelong passion for York pilot

Eddie Smith got a taste for flying as a small child hearing planes over his home in Wrightsville Beach, N.C. Today, he has logged more than 3,000 hours as a pilot and helps children realize their dreams of flying.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Record number of fake distress calls concern for Coast Guard, boaters

Robert Hudak has been boating for about 25 years. He says he's never been worried about reaching the coast guard for help on the water.

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Lumina News

Shorebird nesting season comes to close

The circle of life continues for local shorebirds. As nesting season wraps up at the south end of Wrightsville Beach, Audubon North Carolina is beginning to shift focus to the inlets, where the birds prepare for the long journey to winter grounds.

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