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Wrightsville Beach bridge closed Tuesday night

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The entire US 74/76 bridge in Wrightsville Beach will be closed to traffic beginning at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday until 5 a.m. Wednesday. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach works on plan to enforce smoking ban on beach

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video Last fall Wrightsville Beach became the first non-smoking beach in North Carolina. Now town leaders are deciding how to enforce the ban. Full story...
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Hundreds gather on Wrightsville Beach for sunrise service

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videoChristians all over the world celebrated Easter Sunday today. In our area some Christians chose to celebrate at the beach where North Pointe Community Church held its 13th annual sunrise service. Full story...
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Runners pound pavement in annual Wrightsville Beach Marathon

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videoIt was a sea of green today during the Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon. Full story...
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Marathon will impact traffic near Wrightsville Beach Sunday

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videoOrganizers of the Quintiles Marathon are sharing traffic hotspots in an effort to bring awareness to residents and visitors of Wrightsville Beach, Wilmington and surrounding areas. Motorists need to be aware of potential traffic situations and logistics at key times during the event this Sunday. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach says no to Joe's Crab Shack

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videoJoe's Crab Shack possibly coming to Wrightsville Beach has been a hot topic for a couple of months in the town. Tonight, the Board of Aldermen met at Town Hall while Joe's Crab Shack pitched its plans to build near Johnnie Mercer's Pier. The result: Joe's Crab Shack will not open a location at the pier. Full story...
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Some in Wrightsville Beach say there's no room to park at Joe's

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videoA restaurant wanting to build at Johnnie Mercer's Pier is causing some controversy among Wrightsville Beach residents and business owners. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach gets update on bridge work

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Wrightsville Beach officials met with the NCDOT today for an update on the drawbridge project. The bridge has been under full time construction since October. Full story...
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Quintiles Marathon Weekend sets registration record

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Organizers of the 4th annual Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon and Half Marathon presented by Landfall Realty on behalf of the community announced today that 3,000 runners have registered for the Full Marathon, Marathon Relay and Half Marathon. Full story...
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Left turn ban goes into effect on Airlie Rd. near Wrightsville Beach bridge

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videoDrivers won't be able to turn left near the Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge for a while. The DOT agrees to restrict left turns to and from Airlie Road beginning this week. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach receives grant from Reeve Foundation

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The Town of Wrightsville is pleased to announce that it has received a $6,000 Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. Full story...
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Wilmington asks for no left turns near Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge

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Traffic near Wrightsville Beach may have another obstacle. The City of Wilmington has asked the state to temporarily keep drivers from turning left onto and off of Airlie Road. Full story...
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Fire on the Dock cooking competition returns to Wrightsville

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video Fire on the Dock is back for its second year. Billed as competition dining, patrons vote on courses served and the winner advances. The venue this year for the popular cooking competition is Bluewater Grill on the intracoastal in Wrightsville Beach. Sixteen restaurants face off through April 3. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wrightsville Beach PD goes high tech to fight crime

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video Wrightsville Beach police are turning to technology to target criminals. Officers are equipped with personal body cameras and automated license plate recognition systems, looking for anyone who may be breaking the law. But is it all too extreme for a small beach town? Full story...
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Davis measuring support for beach smoking ban

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video Rep. Ted Davis is assessing support within legislation for a bill to give New Hanover Co. beach towns the power to enforce smoking bans on the beaches. Full story...
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