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Wrightsville Beach

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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Wrightsville Beach Marathon benefical for runners and economy

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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...
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Creative solutions to endless pollution

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

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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...
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Free parking a thing of the past at Wrightsville Beach

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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...
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