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Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina is located in New Hanover County. Zip codes in Wrightsville Beach, NC include 28480. The median home price in Wrightsville Beach is $724,000 which is roughly $476/per square foot. More Wrightsville Beach information.

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Local news for Wrightsville Beach, NC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

54 min ago | Lumina News

Concierges cover the bases

Providing everything needed to enjoy beach life while vacationing or living along the Cape Fear Coast is what concierge business owners Becky Flournoy and Kelly Barnes have made their career.

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4 hrs ago | Lumina News

Rescuer shuns hero title

In the mind of Wrightsville Beach resident Michael Brown, his actions on the night of Wednesday, Aug. 20, are undeserving of the heroic title one could assign to him.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lumina News

Slow sea turtle nesting season statewide

With only one loggerhead sea turtle nest laid on Wrightsville Beach during the 2014 nesting season, Wrightsville Beach Sea Turtle Project coordinator Nancy Fahey is already looking forward to 2015.

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Lumina News

Early morning fire singes Water Street house

Patrolling Wrightsville Beach Police officers were the first to report the house fire at 108 Water St. around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, after smelling smoke from the flames.

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Wrightsville Beach Magazine

Rowin' on the River

I thought we would be playing tennis together during our retirement years, laughs 49-year-old Amanda Browne, a recent transplant to Wilmington via Hawaii.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

RAW: Fire crews on scene of house fire in Wrightsville Beach

Fire crews responded to a house fire at 108 Water Street in Wrightsville Beach around 3 a.m. Wednesday.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

RAW: Damage caused by Wrightsville Beach house fire

Firefighters contained the fire and began investigated the cause. The majority of the external damage is to the chimney area of the home, however there is some internal damage to the garage.

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Wrightsville Beach Magazine

Big Daddy's Wrightsville Beach Memories

My grandfather, age 98 September 3, affectionately known as Big Daddy, has a gift for storytelling.

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Wrightsville Beach Magazine

Wrightsville at the Root

It has been a long day for Polly McIlvoy, a 93-year-old going on 50. She walked a couple of miles at sunrise, then kayaked an hour later with her two sisters, Myrtle Lindsay, 90, and Nina Keeley, 88, whom she now sits with.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lumina News

Staff photo by Emmy Errante. Boaters enjoy Banks Channel on Monday, May 26.

A swimming advisory was posted on Tuesday, Aug. 26, in Banks Channel south of the United States Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach where state recreational water quality officials found bacteria levels in the water exceeding North Carolina Department of Energy and Natural Resources and the United States Environmental Protection Agency's ... (more)

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WWAY-TV Wilmington

Police: Man robs Oceanic employee at gunpoint near restaurant, takes off with cash

Police are investigating after they say an Oceanic employee was robbed at gunpoint while walking to a public parking lot across the street from the restaurant.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Lumina News

Fresh solution tested, improved

A second round of testing at Wrightsville Beach brought a group of recent college graduates one step closer to sharing their solution to the world's clean water crisis.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

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Over 30 inches of rain has fallen in Wilmington this summer. Making it the soggiest summer Wrightsville Beach has seen in a while.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Lumina News

Beach music, beautiful weather draws crowd for Lumina Daze

On the evening of Sunday, Aug. 24, the outdoor patio of the Blockade Runner Beach Resort was filled with people dancing to beach music provided by The Imitations and chatting with old friends.

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Lumina News

Artists perform at Wrightsville Beach for Sarus Festival

Karola LA1 4ttringhaus and other artists and volunteers performed "Volo," in which the SARUS Festival bird flies along the beach.

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Lumina News

Tropical Storm Cristobal forms, not expected to make landfall in U.S.

An 8 a.m. advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center reported the center of the storm at 23N 73W moving northwest at nine mph with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Wrightsville Beach battles serial graffiti tags

In the past few weeks, Wrightsville Beach police have noticed a spike in graffiti tagging, according to WBPD Chief Dan House.

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Island Gazette Newspaper Online

2013 Visitor Impact for New Hanover County

August 15th, 2014 - Kim Hufham, President/CEO of the New Hanover County Tourism Development Authority, announced today that tourism spending by domestic visitors to New Hanover increased in 2013, according to a county-by-county tourism economic impact study released today by the North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development.

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San Mateo Daily Journal

Memories of Wrightsville

I don't recall exactly when the beach house was rented and for how long before my arrival.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Lumina News

Woman in critical condition after fall from vessel

A woman was still in critical condition as of 6 a.m. this morning after falling from a boat in Banks Channel around 9:47 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Wrightsville Beach Police Chief Dan House said three women were on board the vessel Wednesday night and the woman that fell in was at the front of the vessel.

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