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Wrightsville Beach

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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Wrightsville Beach reposts town manager job

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video After interviewing seven candidates for the open town manager post, the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen unanimously agreed recently to repost the job for 30 more days. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach approves state's first beach smoking ban

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videoWrightsville Beach is the first beach town in North Carolina to ban smoking on the sand. Voters took to the polls and approved the ban that will likely go into full effect next spring by a margin of 65 percent for compared to just 35 percent against. Full story...
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Campaign against ballpark gives to Sandy relief

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As folks in the northeast continue to be recover from Hurricane Sandy, our community is coming together to help, including support from a political campaign. Full story...
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Locals lend a hand to Hurricane Sandy victims

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video Some locals are lending a hand to victims of Hurricane Sandy and they need your help. It could have easily happened here. Instead, folks in the northeast are dealing with Hurricane Sandy's devastating effects. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Bridge work to linger into late July

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Repairs on the Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge are running behind schedule. The completion date has moved from spring of next year to July 27. Full story...
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HURRICANE SANDY: Check out live cameras at the beach

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As Hurricane Sandy approaches and keeps moving up the coast, you can get a live look at beaches and surf conditions along the Cape Fear coast and beyond. WWAY has partnered with SurfChex.com to bring you live webcams and weather data from beaches in our area and beyond. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach takes Sandy threat in stride

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video just when you thought Hurricane Season was winding down, the tropics flare up. But are people along the Cape Fear coast really worried about Hurricane Sandy? Full story...
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