After a year in business at 534 Causeway Drive, The Daily Grind coffee shop served its last cup of Joe on Sunday, Aug. 19. Co-owner Jeremy Shugarts said that after a good start, business steadily declined during the year.
"Just not enough business to continue; our Surf City and Sneads Ferry stores have done very well, but no matter what we did in that store it just did not seem to pick up," Shugarts said. "We love Wrightsville Beach, but unfortunately if you are spending money from other stores to keep one store surviving, after a year you have to make a decision to do what is best." — Cole Dittmer