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  1. Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue pulls injured person from inletRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    When a potentially dangerous situation turned into an incident with only minor injuries Saturday, the Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue squad made use of its jet ski. Several people got caught on the wrong side of the jetty at the south end of the island at around 4:15 p.m., according to New Hanover County dispatchers.

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  2. Real Estate and Relocation Expert Marian Schaffer Cites Seven Coastal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | PRWeb

    ... weather, its famed boardwalk with waterfront dining and shopping, and beautiful beaches, including nearby Wrightsville Beach 15 minutes away, and the Brunswick Island beaches of Ocean Isle Beach, Holden Beach and Sunset Beach about 45 minutes south. ...

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  3. WB Ocean Rescue squad hopefuls competeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Lumina News

    Prospective lifeguards compete for a place on the 2015 Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue squad Sunday, April 26 near Crystal Pier.

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  4. Parking rate increase helps balance budget and save for sandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Lumina News

    Wrightsville Beach leaders and staff have succeeded in balancing the town's 2016 fiscal year budget, town manager Tim Owens said during the board of aldermen's April 29 budget workshop. Funds generated from a 2015 parking rate increase help pay for equipment purchases and other short-term expenditures while allowing the town to save for major long-term projects like beach renourishment.

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  5. More than 200 cyclists expected to ride river to seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Lumina News

    Cyclists should register at Bailey's Park in the 100 block of North Front Street from 8 - 8:20 a.m. Participants will depart Bailey's Park promptly at 8:30 a.m. For safety reasons, late arrivals will not be able to join the ride. The 20-mile ride is a slow-paced casual round trip journey along the former Beach Car Line from downtown Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach.

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  6. Rooty Rascals plant vegetables on Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Lumina News

    Sixty fifth grade students from Wrightsville Beach School celebrated Earth Day in the New Hanover County Arboretum by planting tomatoes and butternut squash. The April 22 field trip was planned and sponsored by the Harbor Island Garden Club as a part of its Rooty Rascals junior gardener program.

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  7. pipelineRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Lumina News

    In collaboration with the North Carolina Coastal Federation, Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours hosts a guided tour around the area observing local wildlife. Participants will board the Shamrock and discover the local ecology and diverse shorebirds like pelicans, black skimmers and more.

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  8. Hanging ten to help fellow surfersRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Lumina News

    Competitors in the 12th annual Wrightsville Beach Longboard Association Pro/Am will show off their cross stepping and nose riding skills May 2 to help raise money for the organization's charity efforts. WBLA secretary Laura Shearin said the contest could draw as many as 100 participants.

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  9. Committee gets first look at 2015-16 media planRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Lumina News

    The Wrightsville Beach Marketing Advisory Committee has agreed to shift its advertising strategy during fiscal year 2015-16 from a shoulder season push to a year-round brand awareness campaign. During the committee's April 22 meeting, it heard from its partner agencies how that shift in strategy would affect the coming year's media plan.

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  10. police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Lumina News

    ... key was hidden through the pawn store records and found the tools had been pawned at several local shops. Wrightsville Beach Police Chief Dan House said a warrant is likely forthcoming.

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  11. WB budget looking good, but bumpy times may be aheadRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Lumina News

    The next budget year is looking pretty smooth for Wrightsville Beach, Mayor Bill Blair said Wednesday, but the future may contain some bumps. Blair outlined the town's proposed budget for the Wrightsville Beach Chamber of Commerce.

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  12. Galleria trees cut without permit; city investigatingRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Lumina News

    ... State Street Galleria LLC bought the 12-acre site in 2013 for $3.76 million. At the developer's request, Wrightsville Beach de-annexed the former shopping center last June, and it was annexed by Wilmington, subjecting it to all Wilmington city ...

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  13. Rebekah Todd brings original sound to WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... perhaps longer - Todd will perform her soulful, folk-driven originals and choice covers at Lagerheads in Wrightsville Beach. "I'm a full-time musician. If I'm not playing I'm not paying rent," Todd said recently via phone while driving back from ...

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  14. NC Sheriffs' Association talks body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Dozens of sheriff's offices from around the state gathered at the Holiday Inn at Wrightsville Beach Tuesday for the NC Sheriffs' Association meeting, where the proper use of body cameras was a hot topic of discussion. With recent reports of alleged police brutality, many law enforcement departments are saying yes to wearing the hands free cameras to not only to ensure the safety of their communities, but for the safety of their officers and deputies as well.

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  15. Designersa new digsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Lumina News

    ... a is less to look at, more to see." Rosenbaum, who remodeled more than 80 units at Shell Island Resort in Wrightsville Beach in 2014 said, "You walk in and there's not a lot of clutter." "My sofa is in great shape and I bought a slipcover, a really ...

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  16. Environmentalists appeal judge's ruling on Titan permitRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Lumina News

    ... in the courtroom, said Mike Giles, advocate with the Coastal Federation's Southeast regional office in Wrightsville Beach. Bob Odom, general manager of Carolinas Cement Co. in Wilmington, defended Collins' ruling in a written statement that said the ...

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  17. NC Sheriff Association talk body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Dozens of Sheriff's Offices from around the state gathered at the Holiday Inn on Wrightsville Beach Tuesday for the NC Sheriff Association meeting, where the proper use of body cameras was a hot topic of discussion. With recent reports of alleged police brutality, many law enforcement departments are saying yes to wearing the hands free camera to not only to ensure the communities safety, but for the safety of their officers and deputies as well.

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  18. Carolina CottageRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    Strategically situated on Point Place at the street's curvature with panoramic water views overlooking the elbow where Motts and Banks channels meet, Dan and Denise Smith's new 5,000-square-foot permanent South Harbor Island home is reflective of both the area's coastal surroundings and of the family of four's overall lifestyle. The sprawling home is a semblance of symbiotic symmetry and architectural layering -- seamlessly blending craftsman size and spacing with coastal style inspired by the vernacular Wrightsville Beach look.

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    Monday Apr 27 | Lumina News

    Wrightsville Beach School will hold a Boosterthon Fun Run on May 8 to raise money for the school and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

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  20. Wrightsville Beach to conduct a water main flushRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Town of Wrightsville Beach Water and Sewer Department will be conducting a quarterly flushing of the water mains this Thursday. According to a news release, residents who live along South Lumina and Waynick avenues between Causeway Drive and Jack Parker Boulevard may experience periods of low water pressure and possible discoloration of the water.

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