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  1. Topsail Beach leaders discuss parking fees at annual retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... they have received some opposition, successes in other beach towns are learning them toward the idea. "Wrightsville Beach. Even though theirs was extremely high in parking for day trippers, as they are called coming in, we will not go that high with ...

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  2. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... Road, Racine Drive and 41st Street. The Cross-City Trail also will be completed very soon, connecting Wrightsville Beach to Wade Park with 15 miles of continuous trail. The 3rd Street bridge will also begin being replaced this spring. When talking ...

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  3. Special Report: Outlawing UberRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... Uber to a traditional cab service. So we were surprised to get a call from a local Uber driver who said Wrightsville Beach Police told him Uber wasn't allowed to operate there. Harrison Dandrea has only been an Uber driver for a few months, but ...

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  4. Surfrider Foundation against offshore drilling, raises awareness for BOEM meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... be aware of the upcoming BOEM meeting on February 17 from 3-7 p.m. at the Blockade Runner Beach Resort in Wrightsville Beach. "We're hoping just by spreading that word out people will become aware of the hearing that happening right in Wrightsville ...

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  5. Mostly passing marks on A-F school gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Lumina News

    ... New Hanover County schools mirrored the statewide trend, with the bulk of schools earning an A, B, or C. Wrightsville Beach School was awarded an A with a score of 86. Wrightsville Beach was one of six county schools designated an A grade, along ...

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  6. Taller buildings again opposed by residents, town leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Lumina News

    We assure you that we are not hotshot commercial developers from up north trying to make a fast buck. We are your neighbors, both in business and in residence," Helen Paliouras said in her plea to the Wrightsville Beach Planning Board during its Feb. 3 meeting.

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  7. Spring training begins for marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Lumina News

    For most people, waiting to board a shuttle with hundreds of other people at 5 a.m. isn't the preferred way to spend a Sunday, but for Wrightsville Beach Marathon runners, it adds to the excitement. Each year, thousands of people run the Wrightsville Beach Marathon, as well as the three-day event's other races, like Eli's One Mile Run and the 5k.

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  8. Chamber looks at big picture for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Lumina News

    After a busy 2014, the Wrightsville Beach Chamber of Commerce has set its sights on big picture items for its priorities in 2015. Chamber board member Sue Bulluck said with the flurry of changes for home and business owners on the beach from homeowner's insurance rates to Federal Emergency Management Agency flood zone ratings, the town should collectively consider what it wants to look like in the future.

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  9. Beach boogieRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Lumina News

    ... it started in Carolina Beach. Hundreds of swing dancers from both Carolinas and beyond gathered at the Wrightsville Beach Holiday Inn Resort for the fourth annual East Coast Shag Classic Jan. 29 through Feb. 1. The event featured shag dance ...

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  10. Storm windows appease historic commission and homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Lumina News

    The Wrightsville Beach Historic Landmark Commission voted to allow storm windows to be installed over the deteriorating windows of the historically designated property located at 121 Live Oak Drive. The Jan. 29 decision came after a month of deliberation and research to determine a solution that would be affordable to the homeowners but preserve the historical character of the unique windows.

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  11. Staff photo by Emmy Errante. Boaters enjoy Banks Channel on Monday, May 26.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Lumina News

    Scott Weismantel hopes to open a boat rental facility in Wrightsville Beach as soon as he receives approval from town leaders. The Wrightsville Beach Planning Board heard his presentation during their Feb. 3 meeting, and although board members reacted favorably to his business plan, their recommended action could impact several other boat rentals in town.

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  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    From graffiti to broken fences there were just over 90 acts of vandalism in Wrightsville Beach last year. Now, town leaders are putting their foot down not just on the vandal, but the property owners for taking too long to clean it up.

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  13. New commercial to be filmed at Wrightsville BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    You may see a film crew at Wrightsville Beach in the coming days. A new commercial is set to be filmed this month at Wrightsville Beach.

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  14. Wrightsville Beach considers modifying height limitRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | Planning

    Jan. 31 -- WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH -- The owners of Wrightsville Beach's South Beach Grill want to build a new mixed-use project on the site. To accommodate the plans, the owners are asking the town to add some wiggle room to its 40-foot height restriction.

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  15. Dinner's on youRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... than $3,000 going to conferences across the state. Instead of driving back and forth to a conference in Wrightsville Beach from his home in Brunswick County taxpayers put him up in a hotel, for two nights, including the night before the conference. ...

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  16. Gaining Ground: 14th Annual Real Estate RoundupRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    ... Collins returned to the real estate market in the spring of 2014 after several years in retirement. Wrightsville Beach had seven of the Top 20 sales all over $1.8 million. Of these, two were on Wrightsville s Harbor Island. Randall J. Williams, ...

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  17. Wrightsville Beach water system violates drinking water standardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Wrightsville Beach's water system recently violated a drinking water standard, according to a notice that went out to the public earlier this month. The notice went on to say that it is not an emergency, but officials wanted the public to be aware and understand what steps the town is taking to fix it.

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  18. Monster, 82-pound blue catfish caught, released at Lake WylieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... landed the winning fish in the 10th annual Johnnie Mercer's Pier Dogfish Tournament on Saturday at Wrightsville Beach, weighing in a 10-pound, 9-ounce spiny dogfish. Second was Brian Cain of Cary with a 10-pound, 2-ounce fish, followed by Dave ...

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  19. Fishing forecast for 01-29-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    Brian Yeatts of Hertford in Perquimans County weighs in a 6-pound dogfish at the Johnnie Mercer's Dogfish Tournament in Wrightsville Beach on Saturday. Tournament director Al Baird, a Charlotte business executive, records the weight.

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  20. Speeding, downtown noise concerns addressed at chief's chatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Lumina News

    Excessive noise downtown at night and speeding were some of the most pressing concerns expressed by Wrightsville Beach residents Thursday, Jan. 23, during the Wrightsville Beach Police Department's Chat with the Chief. Before seeking input from the eight citizens who attended the event in Town Hall council chambers, Wrightsville Beach Police Chief Dan House gave a presentation that included the town's exceptionally low quarterly crime statistics.

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