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Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Tue, 01/28/2014 - 8:39am.READ MORE:
It's a long ago event few people are left to remember, but 80 years ago today the complexion of one of our area's most popular beaches was changed forever. On Jan. 28, 1934, winter winds fanned a fire at Wrightsville Beach that devastated the popular resort town. In the end, more than 100 buildings were reduced to ashes, including the iconic Oceanic Hotel. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 01/18/2014 - 10:31pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 01/17/2014 - 3:51pm.READ MORE:
Leaders from New Hanover County's three beach towns and state legislators met this morning to discuss a number of issues. They talked about proposing a bill to give towns more control over spending some room occupancy tax moeny. Full story...
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Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Tue, 12/17/2013 - 10:42pm.READ MORE:
Wrightsville Beach Alderman Darryl Mills was named the town's mayor pro tem at the board's meeting Tuesday night, a role that includes among other things conducting meetings in the mayor's absence. Full story...
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 11/30/2013 - 8:26pm.READ MORE:
The parade of boats lit up and decorated for the North Carolina Holiday Flotilla and Fireworks attracts folks to Wrightsville Beach every year. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 11/21/2013 - 4:51pm.READ MORE:
Habitat for Humanity continues building a way to burn off some calories so you can have extra dessert on Thanksgiving. The organization hopes the 9th Annual Turkey Trot will raise $45,000 toward building another home. Full story...
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Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 2:31pm.READ MORE:
The US Coast Guard is modernizing its boats. Station Wrightsville Beach got this 45-foot boat in June and will get another in February. Each costs $2.2 million. They are expected to last about 15 years. Full story...