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  1. Hillsborough Gallery of Arts Presents Its Inaugural Juried Art Show in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 27, 2014 - HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. -- Members of the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts have sponsored and organized their first juried art show, RESOLUTIONS 2015 . The Gallery received 188 applications from 99 artists residing all over North Carolina, from Asheville to Wrightsville Beach.

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  2. Rising sea levels worrying coastal businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    With the Port City having both the Cape Fear River and Wrightsville Beach at its finger tips, coastal flooding has been a major topic among business owners and residents. Recently, Wilmington experienced several days of severe weather, added extra stress to business owners near the coast.

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  3. Volunteers deliver more than Christmas dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    While many spent Christmas morning with family relaxing at home, members of the Little Chapel Church in Wrightsville Beach were hard at work. A group of volunteers cooked, packaged, and delivered Christmas dinner for 80 people in the Cape Fear, who might have otherwise gone without.

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  4. The Bikini Bus to open store in Cary's CrossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Business Journal

    ... trucks and festival vendors. While she primarily operates in the Triangle, you may have seen her bus in Wrightsville Beach over the summer. The bus did not lose its momentum as the weather got cooler, she says, pointing to customers who travel on ...

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  5. Weathering the Cold Stroke ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lumina News

    ... $5,000 in prizes donated by Coastal Urge. Nevertheless, Jarrod Covington, a former contestant and current Wrightsville Beach resident, believes that even though winning and taking home the victor's cash is a big part of this race, it is really the ...

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  6. Staff photo by Allison PotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lumina News

    Mike Giles, from left, Karen Dunn, Rick Shiver, Tracy Skrabal and Ted Wilgis gather after Shiver was announced Volunteer of the Year at the North Carolina Coastal Federation southeast office in Wrightsville Beach Thursday, Dec. 18. ~ Allison Potter

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  7. Our thoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lumina News

    ... ho, ho! Santa loves a good meal and I hope you saved him some leftovers from the third annual Taste of Wrightsville Beach. Just leave a to-go container filled with Brent Poteat's sweet potato hominy grits and seared pork belly with Vidalia onion jam ...

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  8. Letters to SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lumina News

    The students in Hannah McMurry's second grade class at Wrightsville Beach School believe they have been very good this year and their wish lists included everything from puppies to remote control airplanes. Santa himself is a Lumina News reader during his summer vacations and selects a few letters to share with our staff and readers each Christmas.

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  9. Hook, line and sinkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lumina News

    ... fished in both deep and shallow water are producing fish in the creeks and channels. Areas around Wrightsville Beach are also producing some fish but most are on the small side with a few larger fish coming from the surf and around the Masonboro ...

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  10. Holiday housing marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lumina News

    ... I got three showings the very next day," Wainio said. Realtor Michelle Clark, from Intracoastal Realty's Wrightsville Beach office, also reported a little surge in interest in mid-December this year, which she suggested could be a result of the ...

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  11. Development rule deliberated by coastal commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lumina News

    ... down the beachfront from North Ridge Lane to Sprunt Street. The CRC granted a static line exemption to Wrightsville Beach in 2009, and again in 2014 when the town requested reauthorization. Spencer Rogers, N.C. Sea Grant construction and erosion ...

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  12. police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lumina News

    Wrightsville Beach Police officers were breaking up a large party at a residence in the 100 block of North Lumina Avenue around 1 a.m., Friday, Dec. 19, when they saw a man who appeared to be impaired leaving the party and approaching his vehicle that was parked in a no parking zone. Officers addressed 23-year-old Wilmington resident Matthew Jones but Jones entered his vehicle and attempted to leave.

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  13. 2015 Johnnie Mercer's Pier Dogfish TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Carolina Beaches

    Matt Johnson, owner of Johnnie Mercer's Pier has announced that the 2015 Johnnie Mercer's Pier Dogfish Tournament will be held on January 24, from 1pm to 8 pm at his pier in Wrightsville Beach. This is the 10th year of the tournament and we are looking to make it special.

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  14. Full day of TBA game play includes a couple of nail-bitersRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Topsail Advertiser

    ... for 12 points for the Hilton squad. Say It Loud Designs won big over the Courtyard By Marriott Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach with Tyler Ording and Jordan Holloway leading the attack for the Designers and Joseph Wyckoff tipping in 11 scores for ...

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  15. Journalists: the next generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Lumina News

    The Friday afternoon scene inside Katherine Kochakji's Wrightsville Beach School classroom could be any newsroom on deadline. Journalists sit clustered at small round tables strewn with paper, asking one another for help finding sources, preparing interview questions, or simply talking to avoid the tough work of writing.

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  16. HomeworkRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Lumina News

    ... s last month. The team led by agent Vance Young was named top selling team and under contract team at the Wrightsville Beach office as well as the company-wide top closed volume team with $9.6 million in sales last month.

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  17. Holiday characters race in WrightsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Lumina News

    A swarm of Santa Clauses, reindeer, elves and the occasional snowman gathered in front of Wrightsville Beach Museum of History Saturday, Dec. 13. The sounds of laughter and barking dogs mixed with Christmas tunes blaring from a loudspeaker as 528 participants lined up to begin the museum's sixth annual Jingle Bell Run 5k. At 9 a.m., competitors took off around the John Nesbitt Loop.

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  18. Floodplain mapping experts answer questionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Lumina News

    After months of questioning certain parts of FEMA's preliminary floodplain maps, the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen received answers from the representatives of the state floodplain mapping program. Since the maps were released in August, residents and town leaders have expressed confusion over much of Harbor Island moving to the high-risk VE zone while certain oceanfront property remains in the AE zone.

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  19. Fire department honors its own during annual Christmas dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Lumina News

    The Wrightsville Beach Fire Department held its 99th annual Christmas dinner and awards ceremony at 22 North Saturday, Dec. 13, to honor and recognize the firefighters serving Wrightsville Beach throughout the past year. Sponsored by the Wrightsville Beach Volunteer Firefighters Association, the event also provided an opportunity to acknowledge and honor several individuals.

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  20. Commission could fight for sand project fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Lumina News

    ... percent of the price tag. Carolina Beach is not the only beach town facing lost federal support, said Wrightsville Beach Town Manager Tim Owens, even though the Wrightsville Beach project and the Kure Beach project are years away from losing ...

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