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Wrightsville Beach

Wahines take to Wrightsville Beach

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Hundreds of wahines took to the beach this weekend for what has become an east coast surfing tradition. The 13th Annual East Coast Wahine Championships were held at Wrightsville Beach. The contest is the only one on the east coast to feature all female surfers. Full story...
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A day at the beach an economic trend

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videoFamily budgets aren't going as far as they used to, and neither are families when it comes to taking vacations. Full story...
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Beach Bag Bandits get nabbed, property recovered

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Thanks to one of our viewers, Wrightsville Beach detectives have nabbed the Beach Bag Bandits we told you about Monday. Monday night, a tip led detectives to arrest 23-year-old Joshua Barnts and 20-year-old Brandon Cordell of Wilmington. Full story...
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Fire claims house at Wrightsville Beach

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videoFive people escaped without injury from an early morning fire at a Wrightsville Beach home. But the house appears to be a total loss. Full story...
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Two suspects wanted for Wrightsville Beach robbery

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Wrightsville Beach Police need your help. Detectives are looking for two suspects wanted for stealing beach bags from Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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Staying safe in the water this Fourth of July

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videoThe ocean is a tempting place, but can be a scary and powerful place too. Wrightsville Beach is different from other area beaches because it has piers and deep troughs that can be dangerous. Full story...
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Indo Jax puts on surf camp for Community Boys and Girls Club of Wilmington

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videoThe children from the Community Boys and Girls Club of Wilmington are getting plenty of good tips from the instructors at Indo Jax Surf School. Full story...
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New public safety building planned for Wrightsville Beach

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Plans to build a new public safety building in Wrightsville Beach are in the works. The space has been approved by the town and it has picked a contractor. Full story...
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Lifeguards try to save lives of animals

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Calling all Wrightsville Beach lifeguards past and present; you're being asked to save the lives of animals this time around. Full story...
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Five from WPD honored at City Council meeting; approved parking lot and dock for fire boat

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videoFor law enforcement officers, saving lives is part of the job. But it is not every day they are recognized for their bravery. Some Wilmington police officers, along with a Good Samaritan, were honored at Tuesday night's City Council meeting for a job well done. Full story...
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City Council to discuss new parking lot and Wrightsville Beach fire boat

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Tuesday night the City Council will discuss a recommendation to use $750,000 from the city's parking fund to buy land for a parking lot. The council will also take up an agreement with Wrightsville Beach for a new fire boat dock along the Intracoastal Waterway. Full story...
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Study to track bacteria makes a colorful splash at Wrightsville Beach

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The water at Wrightsville Beach turned red and green Tuesday. Wrightsville Beach and UNCW performed a companion study to track bacteria found in the water. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach drawbridge may take longer than expected

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Repairs on the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge may require some extra time. An engineer for the DOT told WWAY NewsChannel 3 Wednesday that they are running into problems. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Fire Department says the time is now for a new building

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videoIt is moldy, cramped and has been an ongoing battle for the past three years; Wrightsville Beach Fire and Police departments say they need a new public safety building, and the town needs to act now. Full story...
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It's that time again, parking meters are running at Wrightsville Beach

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It is time to start digging into your pockets for change once again. If you are heading to Wrightsville Beach, you now have to pay to park. Full story...
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