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Wrightsville Beach

Sheriffs hope for more state lab techs to speed up cases

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Law enforcement leaders from across the state are meeting in Wrightsville Beach this week for the North Carolina Sheriffs' Association meeting. They're discussing topics including how to get case work done faster to help the people involved in a case. Full story...
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HAPPENING TONIGHT: CFCC students serve, prepare dinner deal at Bluewater Grill

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Tonight students from Cape Fear Community College's Hospitality Management program and Pineapple Guild student club will prepare and serve a three-course meal at Bluewater Grill's upstairs banquet facility along the Intracoastal Waterway at Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach drawbridge closing tonight

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video The Wrightsville Beach drawbridge will be closing tonight from 11:30 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach mayor won't seek re-election

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Wrightsville Beach Mayor David Cignotti will not seek re-election in November. “I'm a firm believer that someone must be 110 percent committed to running for public office and I've decided that I am not,” said Cignotti on Monday. “It's time for someone else to take on those duties.” Full story...
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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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