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  1. Lifeguards of TomorrowRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    The first session of the Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue Junior Lifeguard Program proved to be so popular this summer that it was expanded to allow more to attend. The first of two camps, held June 26-30 on the beach strand north of Crystal Pier at Public Beach Access No.

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  2. Vacation RenovationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    Cindy Morrison had just completed a total renovation on her California home when she thought, why not keep the momentum going? The next project she had in mind was her parents' East Coast beach house, located on South Ridge Lane at the northern end of Wrightsville Beach. Morrison's family moved from New Jersey to Greensboro, North Carolina, 30 years ago, and soon began looking for a vacation home on the coast.

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  3. River ViewRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    It's a beautiful, sunny summer afternoon on the back deck of Smoke on the Water, the new restaurant in the RiverLights development on the banks of the Cape Fear. The bright, azure sky is reflected in the river, making the typically tannic water look almost blue.

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  4. A Fisherman's LifeRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    When you live and breathe fishing, it's important to keep an ample supply of bait on hand. Time spent running to the store is time that could be spent on the water.

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  5. Shifting SandRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    What is our coastline made up of? If you scoop up a handful of beach sand, you will be mostly looking at quartz-rich, clear-to-milky sand grains that are often 90-plus percent of the composition with some whole shells but mostly shell fragments broken by wave energy. If you could go back in time, the island of Wrightsville Beach that you are enjoying today would look very different.

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  6. Eat Them to Beat ThemRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    The commercial fishing industry is chock-full of regulations. There are seasons and bag limits designed to prevent overfishing of different species.

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  7. Painting the Edges of MemoryRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    One could argue that all visual art is narrative; that a time, place, context, and subject are implied once brush is set to canvas in both representational and abstract art. And yet, there are those images that take this experience a step further.

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  8. Short ShortsRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    A sense of community spirit prompted Sterling Powell to begin volunteering with the Wrightsville Beach Fire Department in 1982 when he was 21 years old. He grew up in the town, and wanted to help after the Doak Apartments fire that claimed the life of Lt.

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  9. Health boostersRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    They come from different parts of the world -- Europe, Asia, the Middle East -- and are made from different base foods -- milk, cabbage, soybeans. Fermented foods, including apple cider vinegar are created when microorganisms are introduced, a process originally intended to preserve and extend the life of food, but one that also introduces many nutritional and protective benefits.

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  10. Pickleball Whiffs its Way Into WilmingtonRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    You hear the players before you see them. On any given day, at one of the county's public tennis courts, it's likely you will catch a chorus of distinctive hollow, rounded notes produced when thick paddles meet perforated plastic balls.

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  11. Rain GardensRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    "We have a dwarf palmetto in the center, and yellow and blue irises. The yellow ones are blooming now," she says.

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  12. Short ShortsRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    One of the newest members of the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame is former Wrightsville Beach resident, and former professional golf standout Bruce Fleisher. His family moved to the beach in 1957.

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  13. The Island That Won't Be TamedRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    Evidence of man's domestication of once-wild barrier islands can be seen up and down the coast: Wrightsville Beach. Figure Eight Island.

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  14. ShortsRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    Plastic straws are as ubiquitous as knives and forks at all restaurants. But while the silverware is reused, the straws become trash.

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  15. Stranded and HungryRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    When I was a kid, my family camped on Masonboro Island. On the last day, when we were packed up and ready to leave, the sky filled with tumultuous-looking clouds that barreled toward us like a herd of bulls.

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  16. Back to BostonRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    Amanda Jacobs is a competitive runner, always a good bet to place in her age group in anything from a 5K to a marathon. She's also a crier.

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  17. Salvaging the PastRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    The old beach cottage on South Lumina in Wrightsville Beach was getting a makeover: new flooring, doors, windows -- the works. Dolores Williams, volunteer manager of Legacy Architectural Salvage, got word about the renovations.

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  18. An Ecumenical GatheringRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    Waking up before 5 a.m. on a Sunday doesn't usually sound appealing, but to the estimated 1,500 people who attend Wrightsville Beach's community Easter sunrise service every year, it's worth it. The service draws people from all denominations -- and no denomination -- for a common purpose: To celebrate the central tenet of the Christian faith, surrounded by the beauty of nature.

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  19. Calm, Cool & CollectedRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    Jessica Parks and Ed Swindell have collections that tell stories. Antique maps are hung like separated puzzle pieces in a hallway that leads to the master bedroom in their Autumn Hall residence.

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  20. Back to BostonRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    Amanda Jacobs is a competitive runner, always a good bet to place in her age group in anything from a 5K to a marathon. She's also a crier.

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