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Wrightsville Beach planning public safety center

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Monday night the Board of Aldermen voted four to one to proceed with plans for a center to house the police and fire departments. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach considering WAVE Transit, dangerous condition surfing ban

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Lots of people catch waves at Wrightsville beach, but what about to it? Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach motel to be demolished

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videoWhat some call an eyesore at Wrightsville Beach will soon be gone. To many residents delight, demolition is scheduled to start today on a motel that's been in the town for decades. Full story...
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NC Holiday Flotilla winners announced

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The list of winners from Saturday's North Carolina Holiday Flotilla at Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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Debate brewing over Wrightsville Beach house

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The house was built on wetlands along Beech Street. It was built illegally and the owner was fined, but he was allowed to keep his house. Full story...
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Rapping firefighters teach kids

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What's the best way to reach today's youth? Rap music? Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Merchants Association holding public forum Monday night

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The Wrightsville Beach Merchants Association is holding a public forum Monday night so residents can get a chance to hear from all seven alderman candidates. Full story...
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Local beach towns change policies for fall

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videoIt's October 1 and that means some local beach towns are changing their policies for the fall and winter. Monday is a big day for dog owners in Wrightsville Beach. Dogs are now allowed on the beach as long as they're on a leash. This is just one of a few changes starting today in local towns. Full story...
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Downtown Wrightsville Beach to get makeover

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After three years of anticipation the downtown area of Wrightsville Beach is getting a facelift. Full story...
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Residents looking to close public beach access

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A pathway to the beach is the focus of a major controversy for some Wrightsville Beach residents. Full story...
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No charges in Wrightsville Beach draw bridge accident

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Nobody is being charged for a bridge-versus-boat accident at the Wrightsville Beach draw bridge Monday. Full story...
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Boat's mast caught in Causeway Bridge

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A close call for one Wrightsville Beach boater this afternoon: around two o'clock a sailboat traveling south on the Intracoastal Waterway had its mast caught in the Causeway Bridge while it was closing. Full story...
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Surfers, beachgoers disappointed by Gabrielle

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Around here there were predictions that Gabrielle would bring heavy rain, high winds and strong rip currents. But surfers in Wrightsville Beach didn't see any of that. Surfers expecting to see big waves were hit with a wave of disappointment when they saw the surf Sunday afternoon. Full story...
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Plan to turn Blockade Runner into condos falls through

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videoA landmark hotel at Wrightsville Beach was supposed to be turned into condo's, but now plans have changed. The owner of the Blockade Runner says he's not surprised the sale fell through. In February the property was sold to two local men who wanted to transform the hotel rooms into condominiums. Full story...
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End of summer means less help for some local businesses

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This weekend marks the end of the summer beach season, and by most indications it has been a good one for local businesses.

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