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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Slew of dogfish brightens tournament resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Lumina News

    Around 117 anglers converged on Johnnie Mercer's Pier for the 10th Annual Dogfish Tournament, Saturday, Jan. 25. Compared to last year's single snare, the event was bountiful, with around 70 dogfish caught. The top prize went to Aaron Collier of Wrightsville Beach with his 10.9-pound catch.

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  16. Staff photo by Cole Dittmer. U.S. Congressman David Rouzer, R-N.C.,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Lumina News

    ... all the various agencies, particularly the Army Corps of Engineers," Rouzer said, a statement to which Wrightsville Beach Mayor Pro Tem Darryl Mills nodded his head in affirmation from the front row. Mills commended Rouzer's choice of location and ...

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  17. Leases to drill off NC coast proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Lumina News

    ... draft of the five-year program. North Carolina's only meeting will take place from 3-7 p.m. Feb. 17 at Wrightsville Beach's Blockade Runner Beach Resort. Environment North Carolina will work to provide a voice for individuals concerned about the ...

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  18. Deck stacked for fun at WBS Foundation fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Lumina News

    Forget the dinner jackets and cocktail dresses. On Feb. 7, hundreds of people gathered at the Country Club of Landfall will instead don leisure suits and hoop earrings while dancing under a disco ball for the Wrightsville Beach School Foundation's second annual fundraiser.

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  19. police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Lumina News

    ... Jan. 25, when a phone was picked out of a 23-year-old male's pocket with an estimated value of $300. A Wrightsville Beach Police officer on patrol stopped a vehicle along Causeway Drive for speeding 51 in a 35 mph zone around 11:30 p.m., Thursday, ...

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  20. 3 juveniles arrested for stealing a boat in Pender CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to officials, deputies with the Pender County Sheriff's Office alerted Wrightsville Beach police to be on the lookout for a stolen boat. WBPD officers spotted a boat that matched the description of the stolen one with three juveniles in it.

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