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Wrightsville Beach fire leaves many homeless

videoA fire at a Wrightsville Beach apartment house has left a number of people homeless. Investigators say a pot of cigarette butts ignited on the third floor deck. The fire quickly spread to the vinyl siding of the house.

Autistic kids get chance to surf

videoSome 160 families showed up at Wrightsville Beach Thursday morning so kids with autism could learn how to catch a wave.

Boat donated to Wrightsville Beach Police

Wrightsville Beach Police will soon have easy access to the water. The police department has never had its own boat, until now.

Pier is local landmark

videoIf you've ever visited Wrightsville Beach, there's no doubt you've caught a glimpse of Johnny Mercer's Pier -- a local landmark and as one man describes "the gem of this beach town."

Wrightsville Beach installing security cameras

Wild behavior at Wrightsville Beach is making news around the state. The town has allocated $10,000 to purchase surveillance cameras for the beach's downtown area.

Wrightsville Beach adding police presence to control raucous crowds

There's too much revelry in Wrightsville Beach. Locals say the bar district is overrun with people trespassing, urinating, vomiting, and fighting.

Wrightsville Beach cracking down on litterbugs

videoAfter being left with massive amounts of trash on the beach last July Fourth holiday Wrightsville Beach is cracking down on litterbugs. Wrightsville Beach resident Drew Peterson said, "Last year was a mess all over the beach but that's what you get when you get a hundred thousand tourists in a small area."

Beach alcohol laws explained

Is it legal to have booze on the beach? On the street? Here are answers to these timely questions.

NC beach named America’s best

For the first time, a North Carolina beach has taken the number one spot on America's Best Beaches List.

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Meet Tabitha “Too Shoes”: a two-legged dog with a big heart

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President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

This comes shortly after Trump declared his support for a bill that would federally recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.

Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Walker died Friday of cancer after battling throat cancer and other health issues for several years.