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Mayor Saffo, other local mayors, support Gov. Perdue's proposal to raise taxes

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Mayors from across North Carolina, including Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo and Wrightsville Beach Mayor David Cignotti, who every day see in their schools the damage from the General Assembly’s education cuts, have issued an open letter asking the people of North Carolina to support Gov. Perdue’s plan to reverse the deep and unnecessary cuts the Republican-controlled General Assembly imposed on our schools. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Family says Progress Energy work led to $10,000 worth of damage, bills

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video A Wrightsville Beach couple says Progress Energy owes them thousands of dollars after a project to put in new lines went wrong. The couple claims the drilling hit a water line, and they were forced to pay to have it fixed. A waterline leak and thousands of dollars later, Brooke and Jeff Richardson want Progress Energy to own up to its mistake. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach gets NC Travel Guide cover

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Like we need an excuse to go to the beach, today Johnnie Mercer's Pier was the scene of a big announcement. Full story...
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Wilmington fishermen have a close encounter with a great white shark

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video A group of local fisherman had a close encounter with a great white shark over the weekend. Full story...
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Olympian heads field in Surf to Sound Challenge

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Stand Up Paddleboard(SUP) competitors from three nations, ten states and the District of Columbia, enjoyed sunny skies and temperatures in the 60's for Saturday's inaugural NC Surf to Sound Challenge at Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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Kite festival flies to new heights in Wrightsville Beach

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It was a little too chilly to lay out on the beach this weekend, but it was perfect weather to enjoy a good kite festival. The massive, colorful kites painted the sky, while folks bundled up to enjoy the show. Full story...
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Pennsylvania company gets job to fix Wrightsville Beach bridge

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation has hired a Pennsylvania company to do work on the bridge to Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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Wilmington trick-or-treaters somewhat affected by weather

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video Families of trick-or-treaters ran between the raindrops Monday night enjoying all the sights and sounds of Halloween. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach boutique featured on Good Morning America

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video A local store was featured on GMA this week and has been blown away by the response. Hallelu in Wrightsville Beach was featured on Tori Johnson’s “Deals and Steals” segment on Good Morning America on Wednesday and Thursday driving customers from around the county to the store’s website. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach pondering a skate park

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video A group of skateboarders on Wrightsville Beach have been pushing the town for a skate park for quite some time. They are now one step closer as the Board of Aldermen decided Thursday night to allow them to work out details and further questions with the town staff. Full story...
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Local leaders yet to hear from beach bus planner

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videoThe idea of a Wilmington to beach shuttle may be ready to roll again. An entrepreneur from New York wants to hit the gas on a private beach bus not run by New Hanover County. Beach town leaders say they are open to hearing the idea, but so far, they have not received any official proposal. Full story...
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Sink or swim for Crystal Pier

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video It's sink or swim for a pier at Wrightsville Beach. The Crystal Pier off the Oceanic Restaurant faces a dilemma: be repaired or be demolished. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Wrightsville Beach has highest median home value in the state

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Wrightsville Beach has the highest median home value in the state, according to an analysis of federal data by American City Business Journals. The median value of Wrightsville Beach houses is $983,000 -- the 130th highest in the country. Full story...
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Red flags fly at area beaches as Katia churns out at sea

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Lifeguards put up red flags today meaning "No Swimming." They also advised swimmers to follow the rule of "knee deep is too deep." Full story...
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Wilmington man charged with jumping off Wrightsville Beach bridge

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The search for a man who jumped off a Wrightsville Beach bridge early this morning ended with a man in jail. Joseph Compton, 28, is charged with jumping from a state bridge, resist, delay and obstruction. Full story...
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