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International Surfing Day celebrates oceans, beaches

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videoSurfers from around the globe came together to celebrate International Surfing Day Wednesday. In Wrightsville Beach, the Surf Rider Foundation teamed up with Stop Titan to give free surf lessons and organize a beach clean up. Full story...
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Southport, Wrightsville Beach get state pedestrian project grants

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Southport and Wrightsville Beach are among 13 municipalities across the state that will get help with bicycle and pedestrian planning, thanks to $390,000 in grants awarded this month by the NC Department of Transportation. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wrightsville Beach laws face a line in the sand

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video With a smoking ban under consideration at Wrightsville Beach, many people wonder if the town could even enforce such an ordinance. So what is legal? What's not? And where? At Wrightsville Beach the line in the sand is drawn at high tide. It's called the 1939 Line, which defines town property from the dunes to the high water mark. Full story...
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The Giver Shirt lets customers target donations to charities of choice

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videoYou've seen it before, the business of giving. It's a simple concept: the consumer buys a product, the company donates a portion of the purchase to a good cause. But The Giver Shirt is different. Full story...
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WB aldermen vote to put smoking ban on November ballot

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video Wrightsville Beach is one step closer to enforcing a smoking ban. During a special meeting Thursday, the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen unanimously voted to put the ban to a public vote. Full story...
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NHRMC offers free CPR training

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video New Hanover Regional Medical Center is aiming to save lives by educating the community. The hospital is offering free CPR events, including one today at Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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Beryl moves on, leaves behind flooding, concerns for Hurricane Season

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video Tropical Depression Beryl has come and gone. It left behind a lot of rain And some worries about what's still to come this summer. Some areas in southeastern North Carolina got hit harder than others, but many agree that the rain was much needed because of the severe drought. Full story...
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Beach visitors experience minor effects from Beryl

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As Tropical Depression Beryl makes its way to Southeastern North Carolina, beachgoers have noticed some changes during their time on the shoreline this afternoon. Full story...
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UPDATE: Crews end search in reported drowning

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Crews have stopped their search in Wrightsville Beach because police cannot confirm the reports of a man drowning, and there have been no reports of anyone missing. Full story...
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Potential smoking ban fires up again in Wrightsville Beach

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video The push for a smoking ban in Wrightsville Beach has fired up again. After the Board of Aldermen voted against a ban, supporters of the ban are bringing the issue back to the table. Full story...
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Petition signatures verified; smoking ban push at Wrightsville Beach moves forward

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The New Hanover County Board of Elections has verified 233 of the 294 signatures submitted on a petition to put a smoking ban in place on Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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Fire on the Dock crowns winning Chef

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The competition was hot Tuesday night. It was the final night of Fire on the Dock at Wrightsville Beach. Only two chefs remained, and Andy Hopper from Chefs 105 in Morehead City came out the winner. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach to crack down on visitors parking in neighborhoods

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video Don't expect much free parking at Wrightsville Beach this summer. Town leaders say starting Memorial Day, if you park in the residential parking district without a permit you're likely to get a ticket. Full story...
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Coast Guard rescues boaters near Wrightsville Beach

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The Coast Guard rescued four after their 20-foot boat began taking on water approximately ten miles off the coast of Wrightsville Beach Wednesday. Full story...
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Brothers start cross-country walk for charity at Wrightsville Beach

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video In life there are trips, and then there are journeys. Two brothers are walking coast to coast in an effort to raise awareness and money for charity. Their journey started this morning in Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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