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More sand hosts Memorial Day crowds 

With the largest crowds on Wrightsville Beach so far during the 2014 season, calm ocean conditions and an extended beach strand provided for few...

Near- or below-normal hurricane season predicted

As the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season nears, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released predictions Thursday, May 22 for a near- or...

Preparation saves lives

Eight fatalities as a result of rip currents were reported in North Carolina in 2013. To help prevent similar tragedies, National and North Carolina Rip...

Cruise ships bring beach business

  With several factors coming into play, cruise ships docking in Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington contribute to the local economy. About 5.44 million visits from port-of-call...

McCrory visits in honor of Memorial Day

It is a beautiful day in Wrightsville Beach to kick off the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 26. While roads were crowded Sunday,...

Bike to work week saves 190 gallons of gas

The 2014 Bike to Work week results are in, showing 133 people representing 45 local employers participated in the second annual event. The participants cycled...

NOAA predicts near or below normal hurricane season

Predictions for a near- or below-normal 2014 Atlantic hurricane season were released Thursday, May 22, by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The prediction includes...

HAWK light on Causeway Drive prompts confusion

The sequence of the High Intensity Activated Crosswalk (HAWK) signal, or pedestrian hybrid beacon, at the intersection of Causeway and North Channel drives has...

Steffey transitions from intern to planner

A University of North Carolina Wilmington graduate recently moved up from an internship position with the Town of Wrightsville Beach to a planning department...

Hurricane preparedness week begins May 25

Hurricane preparedness week runs May 25-31 as an effort to educate the public about all aspects of hurricane awareness and preparedness before the season...

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