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FEMA grant elevates WB house out of floodplain, offers possible insurance benefits

With Hurricane Florence in the rear view mirror, but worries about the damage the next storm could do, construction workers last week used a...

Wrightsville Beach officials finding damage from rain, preparing FEMA damage estimate

As Wrightsville Beach began to crawl its way back to life on Tuesday, and the first businesses opening their doors on Wednesday, many of...

Wrightsville Beach braces for two major insurance program changes

By Lena Moriarty Intern Local realtors are waiting for decisions on two major insurance programs which could affect housing prices in Wrightsville Beach and New Hanover...

Wrightsville Beach eyes Irma, makes early preparations

As a powerful hurricane moved through the Caribbean this week, Wrightsville Beach officials began storm preparations as they monitored Hurricane Irma’s path as it...

Wrightsville Beach takes another step forward on flood map appeal

The Town of Wrightsville Beach took another step forward in securing favorable flood zone designations for areas in town, including Harbor Island, the Holiday...

Wrightsville gets feedback on flood zone appeal

Wrightsville Beach received initial feedback from FEMA regarding its ongoing flood zone appeal, and town manager Tim Owens said “it’s really good news.” The town...

Town to appeal Harbor Island flood zones

Wrightsville Beach will appeal FEMA’s preliminary flood zone maps in an attempt to secure a lower-risk flood zone — and lower flood insurance rates...

Wrightsville Beach seeks FEMA funding to elevate two Harbor Island homes

Following the success of Carolina Beach in using federal funding to flood-proof beach houses, Wrightsville Beach town officials are pursuing federal grants to elevate...

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