Photo by Matt Baumgardner
by Dan Bowden, Kelly Corbett, Cole Dittmer and Shannon Rae Gentry
Twins Sydney and Olivia Perry look at the Christmas tree in Wrightsville Beach Park on Friday, Nov. 23, at the annual lighting ceremony and visit with Santa.

Beach renourishment funding announced for Carolina Beach, Kure Beach
ONLINE UPDATE: GOP quiets county commission nomination process
ONLINE UPDATE: Titan responds to CFEDC study
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: County officials discuss Masons Inlet and beach nourishment funding
Holiday spirit sails into town
Red tide algae provides hope for stroke victims
No plans to smooth out escarpment
UNCW economist skewers Titanís economic impact study
Rouzer recount ends, certification begins
Justice prepares to leave General Assembly
New bridge, tunnel studied for Cape Fear River crossing
Hurricane season ends Friday
WBS students thanked for Hugh J. Boyd adoption efforts
Developer tries again
Hope from Helen returns for eighth year
WBLA launches student mentor program
Important dates
Small Business Saturday gains street cred
Business Briefs
Weekend police report
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