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Wilmington City Council approves Wrightsville Sound Small Area Plan

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Wilmington City Council members approved the Wrightsville Sound Small Area Plan at its meeting Tuesday night. The vote comes after six community meetings were held to get stakeholders’ and the public's input on the plan. Full story...
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City Councilman's son hit by car

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At approximately 9:45 p.m. Saturday night a man on a bicycle was hit near the 7200 block of Eastwood Road heading towards Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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Sunken skiff passengers cited for underage drinking

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Five young men face legal consequences for underage drinking after their skiff sank inland near Wrightsville Beach on Tuesday, July 5. One of the young men was hospitalized that day due to his intoxication; a warrant stands for his arrest for boating while impaired. Full story...
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NC beaches receive good marks in US Beach Report

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videoWith the 4th of July holiday quickly approaching, folks making their way to North Carolina beaches are making a good decision. The 2011 US Beach Report ranked the Tar Heel State's beaches seventh out of the 30 coastal and Great Lakes states. Full story...
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Check out Jim Cantore's promo he shot at Wrightsville Beach

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The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore was recently at Wrightsville Beach filming a promotional spot for the network. Well, it's done and posted on You Tube. Full story...
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Pro surfers give kids lesson in having fun

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Hurley and the Sweetwater Surf Shop sponsored a surf contest for about 80 local children. The "Rip My Shred Stick" tour is a travelling event. Our coast was its sixth stop. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach picks new police chief

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The Town of Wrightsville Beach has picked a new police chief. Town Manager Bob Simpson says the town has hired Dan House. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Farmers Market showcases tastes of the coast

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The town of Wrightsville Beach is letting residents and visitors get a taste of produce and other goods from around coastal North Carolina. Full story...
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Weather Channel's Jim Cantore in town

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It's not often Jim Cantore comes to town when the sun is shining and the weather is quiet. Full story...
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Despite high gas prices, boaters flood coast

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Boaters say despite high gas prices, this Memorial Day weekend was much busier than past years. Seasoned boaters claim their relaxing weekend turned chaotic thanks to big numbers on the water. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach residents voice problems with county

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

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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...
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ONLY ON 3: Wrightsville Beach taxi ticket sparks reaction

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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...
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Cab driver hits legal speed bump in Wrightsville Beach

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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...
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NHSO makes major pot bust

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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...
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