make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach residents voice problems with county

READ MORE:
video It was a chance for folks in New Hanover County to voice their opinions to County Commissioners tonight. Commissioners hosted their second town hall meeting in Wrightsville Beach. Though folks who live in Wrightsville Beach say they appreciate their commissioners coming out to hear what they had to say, they still feel like they're being overlooked. Full story...
»

UPDATE: Teenager wanted for robbery in Wrightsville Beach turns self in

READ MORE:
Wrightsville Beach Police are looking for girl wanted for a home invasion and armed robbery. Tiffany Pittman, 17, is wanted for first degree burglary, conspiracy robbery with dangerous weapon, among other charges. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Wrightsville Beach taxi ticket sparks reaction

READ MORE:
videoYesterday we told you about a cab driver ticketed in Wrightsville Beach for pulling over and picking up a customer. Today we hear from those familiar with the island to see what they have to say about the incident. Full story...
»

Cab driver hits legal speed bump in Wrightsville Beach

READ MORE:
video He was trying to pick up a woman who needed a ride but instead he got a ticket for stopping on the side of the street. Cab driver Gary Nolt said he was just doing his job early Saturday morning when he was picking up customers in Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
»

NHSO makes major pot bust

READ MORE:
After an extensive investigation, with the assistance of Wrightsville Beach Police, Detectives intercepted a shipment of marijuana and executed a control delivery to Phuc Van Tran, a 39 year old Asian male. Tran was arrested on April 8, 2011 at 1405 Lumina Ave. Wrightsville Beach. Detectives confiscated over 33 pounds of marijuana with a street value of over $150,000.00 Full story...
»

Wrightsville Beach Marathon benefical for runners and economy

READ MORE:
video 2,400 runners took off before sunrise for the Wrightsville Beach Marathon and Half-marathon Sunday morning. The race started in Wrightsville Beach, made it's way around the Landfall community and ended in Mayfair. Full story...
»

Creative solutions to endless pollution

READ MORE:
video With the rising temperatures and clear skies, many folks are making their way to the beach. Wrightsville Beach says they are trying to clean up their act and they are hoping their creative strategies will mean less litter. Full story...
»

Wrightsville Beach Biathlon combines SUP and sprint for 2nd annual event

READ MORE:
The endurance of athletes of all ages will be tested over water and across the sand as racers SUP then sprint to the finish line in the 2nd annual Wrightsville Beach Biathlon on Saturday, March 26. Full story...
»

Free parking a thing of the past at Wrightsville Beach

READ MORE:
Hope you've enjoyed the recent beach weather and the free parking that has gone along with it. Wrightsville Beach parking meters will be back on starting Tuesday. Full story...
»

"And the Winner is..." BEST WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH RESTAURANT

READ MORE:
video In this week's "And the Winner is..." we're looking for the best at Wrightsville Beach. The town is not big, but it has lots of terrific places to eat. Maybe your favorite is on the ocean. Or perhaps it has a great view of the Intracoastal Waterway. Wherever it is, we want to know what is the BEST WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH RESTAURANT. Here are the votes (as of 2 p.m. Thurs.):
22 North - 35%
South Beach Grill - 26%
Banks Channel - 17%
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE TODAY! Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Car owners would pay for Wave's beach bus plan

READ MORE:
video Years ago the main way to get from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was by trolley. If Wave Transit gets its way, the Beach Car may again roll to the ocean, but it would come at a price. Full story...
»

Mellow Mushroom may open on Old Causeway

READ MORE:
The owner of a popular pizza franchise will seek approval from the planning board at its March 1 meeting to add outdoor seating to a vacant restaurant near the intersection of Old Causeway and Causeway drives - reports The Lumina News. Full story...
»

Wrightsville Beach aldermen, county commissioners talk issues over breakfast

READ MORE:
New Hanover County Commissioners held a joint breakfast meeting this morning with the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen. Full story...
»

Taxes, budget, parking, safety big issues at Wrightsville Beach Aldermen Retreat

READ MORE:
video Changes could be in store for the Town of Wrightsville Beach; Saturday was the annual Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen Retreat. Full story...
»

Beach towns make their case, but don't want to break up

READ MORE:
Like a jilted lover trying to make amends, last night New Hanover County’s three beach communities confronted the county tourism development authority - reports the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. “We’re not asking to break away from Wilmington,” said Wrightsville Beach Mayor David Cignotti. Full story...
»