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  1. Lightning strike damages Wrightsville Beach lifeguard truck, possibly injures womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Lumina News

    A lightning strike damaged one of the town's ocean rescue trucks on Wrightsville Beach on Thursday and also may have injured a woman, town manager Tim Owens said. Owens said that the storms that rolled through the area around 4 p.m. today generate a lighting strike that hit a Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue truck near beach access No.

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  2. Lightning injures woman and damages ocean rescue vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to Wrightsville Beach Town Manager, Timothy Owens, it appears that the ocean rescue vehicle was struck and indirectly hit a woman in the vicinity.

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  3. First Alert Forecast: weekend temps trend down, storm chances trend upRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... MOTORS FIRST ALERT SKYCAM NETWORK : Simply CLICK HERE to enjoy views from the Battleship North Carolina, Wrightsville Beach, Surf City, Ocean Isle Beach, Southport, Whiteville, and Elizabethtown. YOUR FREE WECT MOBILE WEATHER APP: Get interactive ...

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  4. Crystal the shark returns to Virginia watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The shark is named after Crystal Pier in Wrightsville Beach, N.C., where she was tagged with a radio transponder on June 20.

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  5. Carolina Yacht Club hosts sailing championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Lumina News

    This weekend, the Carolina Yacht Club in Wrightsville Beach is hosting sailing's Atlantic Coast Championship for the first time since 2013. Three-man sailing teams will race their boats through the Atlantic ocean just east of the Carolina Yacht Club.

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  6. First Alert Forecast: less heat, more storms heading into the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... MOTORS FIRST ALERT SKYCAM NETWORK : Simply CLICK HERE to enjoy views from the Battleship North Carolina, Wrightsville Beach, Surf City, Ocean Isle Beach, Southport, Whiteville, and Elizabethtown. YOUR FREE WECT MOBILE WEATHER APP: Get interactive ...

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  7. Sounds of Summer: Party with Jack Jack 180Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... Grab your family, friends, some lawn chairs and some cool non-alcoholic drinks and join Frances Weller at Wrightsville Beach Park for this free event from 6:30-8 p.m.

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  8. First Alert Forecast: widespread heat, limited cooling storms ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... MOTORS FIRST ALERT SKYCAM NETWORK : Simply CLICK HERE to enjoy views from the Battleship North Carolina, Wrightsville Beach, Surf City, Ocean Isle Beach, Southport, Whiteville, and Elizabethtown. YOUR FREE WECT MOBILE WEATHER APP: Get interactive ...

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  9. Pros and locals compete in Pro-Am surf contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Lumina News

    Some of the best surfers on the East Coast, plus a rising star from California, will compete for a $15,000 purse in the 11th annual O'Neill Sweetwater Pro-Am at Wrightsville Beach this weekend. Organizers expect the July 15-17 contest to draw about 300 participants across all divisions - professional, amateur and guppy.

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  10. Masonboro's oystercatcher population is thrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Lumina News

    ... are "habitat specialists" that can only flourish in a specific environment like Masonboro. Even nearby Wrightsville Beach isn't ideal, she said - she only counted four pairs in Wrightsville's south end bird sanctuary this summer. Oystercatchers are ...

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  11. Local surfers bring national recognition to WB - Lumina NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Lumina News

    Two local surfers took home honors in a national surfing competition, continuing a string of recent success by surfers who call the waves of Wrightsville Beach home. Wilmington's Gabe Morvil won the Explorer Men's Division of the National Scholastic Surfing Association national championships in Huntington Beach, California, on July 3, and Wrightsville Beach's Leah Thompson was named Rookie of the Year for making the Open Girls final and the Explorer Girls semifinal in her first national competition.

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  12. Environmental groups tour Carolina coast to oppose seismic testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Lumina News

    ... of North Carolina's coastal towns passed resolutions against offshore drilling and testing, including Wrightsville Beach in September 2010. Sturgill said the three-day tour has been very successful so far, as the groups gathered 117 signatures for a ...

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    Wednesday Jul 13 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    For four years now the Wrightsville Beach Sea Turtle Project and the Gold's Gym on Racine Drive have been partnering to raise money to support turtles. "On Saturday they're going to have multiple classes throughout the day that will benefit Wrightsville Beach Sea Turtle Project," said volunteer coordinator Nancy Fahey.

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  14. Wrightsville and Topsail named 'beautiful little beach towns' by Trip AdvisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to the article written by Trip Advisor, Wrightsville Beach is ranked one of the 20 best surfing towns in the world and is one of the many reasons why it was named a beautiful little beach town. Trip Advisor considers Topsail Beach a beautiful little beach town due to its lack of crowds and chaos that many popular coastal towns have.

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  15. Traffic Alert: Inspection work to force lane closures on Wrightsville Beach bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    DOT originally scheduled the inspection for June 27-30, but decided to delay it to avoid any traffic issues ahead of the Fourth of July weekend. Crews will try and squeeze in the entire inspection process on July 12, but if traffic starts to back up significantly, they will stop and return the next day at dawn.

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  16. Proactive, joint effort by town officials keeps July Fourth safeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Lumina News

    Over the three-day July Fourth weekend, Wrightsville Beach lifeguards made 63 water rescues and firefighters responded to a number of incidents-mostly medical-in a proactive and joint effort to keep celebrations safe for thousands of beachgoers. Fire Chief Glen Rogers said the weekend "worked out well" due to extensive planning by the town's public safety officials: ocean rescue, fire and police.

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  17. Coast Guard rescues 2 near Wrightsville BeachRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Gazette

    The Coast Guard has rescued two people and their dog after their boat began taking on water near Wrightsville Beach. The Coast Guard said in a news release that the station in Wilmington received a cellphone call from a mother and her son on a 19-foot skiff around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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  18. Mother, son, dog rescued from sinking boat near Wrightsville BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Coast Guard officials said they received a cellphone call from the family around 12:30 p.m. saying their 19-foot Carolina Skiff was taking on water about two miles east of New Topsail Inlet. A Coast Guard crew launched from Station Wrightsville Beach but had difficulty finding the boat due to a lack of VHF-marine radio contact and no specific location.

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  19. Mother, son and dog rescued from boat taking on water near Wrightsville BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Meanwhile, another bear was seen at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in a WAVY viewer's backyard in Windsor, Virginia. WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. - Coast Guard crews rescued two people and their dog Tuesday after their boat began taking on water off of Wrightsville Beach.

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  20. Coast Guard rescues mother, son, and dog near Wrightsville BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Two people and their dog were rescued by the Coast Guard Tuesday after their boat started taking on water northeast of Wrightsville Beach. According to a release, watchstanders at the Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a phone call from a mother and son on a 19-foot Carolina Skiff around 12:28 p.m., saying they were about two miles east of the New Topsail Inlet and their boat was taking on water.

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