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‘Women can do anything’: Dozens take to ocean for all-female surf contest

The 2018 Wahine Classic took place over the weekend in Wrightsville Beach. The two-day surfing competition was held near the Oceanic Pier.

Surf’s up! Ladies take to Wrightsville Beach for annual surf contest

Girls of all ages are catching some waves this weekend a part of a growing classic surf competition on Wrightsville Beach.

Red Snapper ‘mini season’ underway

The agency closed off commercial and recreational fishing of red snapper back in 2010.

Did East Coast surfing really originate in Wrightsville Beach?

If the Sandwich Island Girl is real, she would turn surfing history upside down because it would mean Asbury Park is the first spot where surfing occurred on the East Coast, not Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

Tourism industry faces wet weather struggles

The summer is a important time for many beach towns who rely on the tourism industry. But the recent wet weather has cut into their potential profits.

Swimming alerts issued for parts of Banks Channel at Wrightsville Beach

State regulators have issued swimming alerts for parts of Banks Channel at Wrightsville Beach.

News anchor hospitalized after bodysurfing accident in Wrightsville Beach

A North Carolina morning news anchor is off the air following a bodysurfing accident.

NC coast is hot spot for prehistoric Megalodon shark teeth

The North Carolina coast is known for many things but, for divers, it is well known as a hot spot for finding giant prehistoric Megalodon teeth.

New Hanover County drowning remains under investigation

The swimmer was in his 50's and visiting the beach with family according to the Chief.

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