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UNCW students enjoy Beach Blast before classes start Wednesday

Hundreds of Seahawks flocked to Wrightsville Beach today on the last day before the fall semester starts tomorrow.

Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach nominated for ‘South’s Best’

There is much to love about southeastern North Carolina. That's why Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach have been nominated to be recognized as the "South's Best."

Wrightsville Beach home sells for $5 million, most expensive local sale of year

A 5,500 square foot home at Wrightsville Beach just sold for $5 million.
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Children’s Museum of Wilmington dubs August as 2019 ‘Mission Month’

As we enjoy the last few weeks of summer before school starts for most kids, The Children's Museum of Wilmington is using the month of August to teach the community about coastal preservation.

More than 35 water rescues reported on Wrightsville Beach

NWS was informed this afternoon by Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue that more than 35 water rescues happened due to rip current conditions.

After accidents, does Wrightsville Beach need more lifeguard stands?

After a drowning and near-drowning at Wrightsville Beach, town leaders are evaluating the level of lifeguard service near the island’s south end.
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Body of missing swimmer found at Wrightsville Beach

The body of a 21-year-old East Carolina University student was found late Monday afternoon at Wrightsville Beach, two days after he went missing while swimming near Palm Tree Island.
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Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue encourages visitors to prepare for the heat

With another hot weekend many people are hitting the beach for some fun, but that heat can cause some problems if your not careful.  

Family creates GoFundMe for man who died rescuing children

There have been several drownings and other water related deaths this summer off the Carolina Coast.

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