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Wrightsville Beach

Two options discussed as Wrightsville Beach gets closer to having bike path

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videoAfter decades of discussion, Wrightsville Beach is getting closer to having a bike path of its own. Two options were presented to the Board of Alderman, and Thursday night, residents will have the chance to speak up at a public hearing. Full story...
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$3 million to go toward Wrightsville Beach renourishment

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Wrightsville Beach is getting $3 million for beach renourishment. The New Hanover County commissioners voted Tuesday night to allocate one and half million dollars of the county's room occupancy tax to renourishment.

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Wrightsville Beach prepares for busy Labor Day weekend

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videoWhen you live in a beach town, the last weekend of summer is a big deal. WWAY's Hailey Winslow hit Wrightsville Beach to see how the town is preparing for the Labor Day holiday. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach eyeing a new bike path

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The town of Wrightsville Beach is one step closer to implementing a new bike plan. The plan calls for a bike path that would stretch from the Cape Fear River to the Jonnie Mercer's Pier. Full story...
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One Tree Hill shoot looks to close Causeway Bridge

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There is a road closure coming up at Wrightsville Beach to allow for a One Tree Hill shoot. The town said it is working with producers of the TV show and the DOT to ensure the shoot will not interfere with traffic flow. Full story...
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Hittin' the beach with trash bags

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An army of helping hands flocked to Wrightsville Beach Sunday equipped with garbage bags, and ready to give back. Full story...
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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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