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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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Parking fees could be on rise again in Wrightsville Beach

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videoDespite already having the highest rate around, the Wrightsville Beach Board of Alderman is considering another increase in parking fees. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach, DOT discuss traffic delays caused by bridge work

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video As work continues on the Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge, locals hope to see an end to the construction soon. This morning town officials talked with the NCDOT to come up with a solution to help traffic flow onto and off the island. Full story...
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WB aldermen talk restaurant plan, smoking ban, school safety

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videoIt was a busy first meeting for new Town Manager Tim Owens. Wrightsville Beach Alderman discussed school security, a new restaurant and an Eagle Scout's plan to help the community. Full story...
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Owens starts anew in Wrightsville Beach

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video A familiar face started a job in a new place. Today was Tim Owens's first day as Wrightsville Beach's town manager. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach hires former Carolina Beach town manager

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video Timothy W. Owens has been hired to fill the position that has been vacant since the retirement of the former town manager Bob Simpson in October. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wrightsville Beach workers arrested in uniform allegedly selling drugs

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video An undercover drug bust landed two Wrightsville Beach employees behind bars. The shocking part: they were both in their work uniforms when they allegedly made a drug deal in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Man wanted in Brunswick Co. caught in Wrightsville Beach

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video A man Brunswick County deputies have been searching for for weeks has been caught in Wrightsville Beach. Officers arrested Kenneth Ross Jessup around 7 p.m. Wednesday after getting an anonymous tip on where he was. Full story...
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Bridge lanes closed briefly Saturday at Wrightsville Beach for fireworks

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video After the Wrightsville Beach Flotilla fireworks end Saturday night (approx. 7:30 p.m.), NCDOT plans to close traffic eastbound onto the beach and allow two lanes of traffic to flow off the beach. Full story...
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Community input wanted for new traffic patterns at Wrightsville Beach

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video The Town of Wrightsville Beach is considering some changes to the flow traffic on the island and want your feedback. They will hold a meeting Thursday to discuss the Community Transportation Plan. Full story...
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