Wrightsville Beach
Olympian heads field in Surf to Sound Challenge
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 11/19/2011 - 4:20pm.

Stand Up Paddleboard(SUP) competitors from three nations, ten states and the District of Columbia, enjoyed sunny skies and temperatures in the 60's for Saturday's inaugural NC Surf to Sound Challenge at Wrightsville Beach.

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Kite festival flies to new heights in Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Sun, 11/06/2011 - 8:44pm.

It was a little too chilly to lay out on the beach this weekend, but it was perfect weather to enjoy a good kite festival. The massive, colorful kites painted the sky, while folks bundled up to enjoy the show.

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Pennsylvania company gets job to fix Wrightsville Beach bridge
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:05am.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has hired a Pennsylvania company to do work on the bridge to Wrightsville Beach.

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Wilmington trick-or-treaters somewhat affected by weather
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 10/31/2011 - 10:15pm.

video Families of trick-or-treaters ran between the raindrops Monday night enjoying all the sights and sounds of Halloween.

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Wrightsville Beach boutique featured on Good Morning America
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 10/14/2011 - 4:39pm.

video A local store was featured on GMA this week and has been blown away by the response. Hallelu in Wrightsville Beach was featured on Tori Johnson’s “Deals and Steals” segment on Good Morning America on Wednesday and Thursday driving customers from around the county to the store’s website.

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Wrightsville Beach pondering a skate park
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 10/13/2011 - 10:10pm.

video A group of skateboarders on Wrightsville Beach have been pushing the town for a skate park for quite some time. They are now one step closer as the Board of Aldermen decided Thursday night to allow them to work out details and further questions with the town staff.

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Local leaders yet to hear from beach bus planner
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 10/10/2011 - 3:24pm.

videoThe idea of a Wilmington to beach shuttle may be ready to roll again. An entrepreneur from New York wants to hit the gas on a private beach bus not run by New Hanover County. Beach town leaders say they are open to hearing the idea, but so far, they have not received any official proposal.

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Sink or swim for Crystal Pier
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 10/04/2011 - 4:40pm.

video It's sink or swim for a pier at Wrightsville Beach. The Crystal Pier off the Oceanic Restaurant faces a dilemma: be repaired or be demolished.

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FIRST ON 3: Wrightsville Beach has highest median home value in the state
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/14/2011 - 3:10pm.

Wrightsville Beach has the highest median home value in the state, according to an analysis of federal data by American City Business Journals. The median value of Wrightsville Beach houses is $983,000 -- the 130th highest in the country.

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Red flags fly at area beaches as Katia churns out at sea
Submitted by IE on Tue, 09/06/2011 - 2:37pm.

Lifeguards put up red flags today meaning "No Swimming." They also advised swimmers to follow the rule of "knee deep is too deep."

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